Designed for people who want to see more in just one day, this 6 hour tour includes top attractions as well as hidden gems, plus a seasonal boat cruise on the Potomac (mid…
- Departure: 10:30 a.m. (meet by 10:15 for boarding)
- Meeting Point/Pickup: Pennsylvania Avenue near the corner with 9th Street, NW – 10:15 a.m. meeting time for a 10:30 a.m. departure near the National Archives building (closest address is 800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW and closest Metro is Archives/Navy Memorial)
- Dropoff: approximately 1:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Memorial (mid- April to mid-October) or the Natural History Museum/Constitution Avenue (mid-October to mid-April)
- Highlights: U.S. Capitol (exterior), White House (exterior), WWII Memorial, FDR Memorial, MLK Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Ideal for families, people with minimal time, or the business traveler, this 3 hour guided morning tour is tailored to offer you the essential monuments, memorials and attractions that you can’t afford to miss. We’ve taken our best-selling tour and packaged it into a compact format that showcases highlights such as the U.S. Capitol, White House and Lincoln Memorial plus so much more. The tours starts at 10:30 am outside the Smithsonian Metro Station and ends either the National History Museum (mid-October-mid April) or Lincoln Memorial (mid-April to mid-October) – locations convenient to the museums, public transportation, restaurants and many other attractions.
With so much to see and so little time, guests can take a memorable journey through DC that is quick, efficient and entertaining – all in the company of one of our personable and knowledgeable guides. Whether riding on our comfortable climate-controlled bus or getting out and walking through one of the world-famous sites and attractions, you’ll see it all and all still have time to do something else in the afternoon.
Stops where you’ll get out and walk around include: the U.S. Capitol (photo stop), White House (photo stop), WWII Memorial, FDR and MLK Memorials, Lincoln, Vietnam and Korean War Memorials. From the bus you’ll see the National Archives, the National Mall, numerous Smithsonian Museums, the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial and hear even more about life in this great city now and in its historic past!
Note: All tours are in English and feature an expert live guide. Please dress comfortably for walking and the weather. Free water is included on board.