Board your glamourous, climate-controlled panoramic bus at the U.S. Navy Memorial for one of the best bus tours in Washington DC. Expanding on our popular Highlights Tour, this six-hour excursion also includes a lunch break and the opportunity to travel through the Tidal Basin.
Once you’ve learned about some of the most fascinating landmarks in the USA, including the White House, U.S. Capitol Building, and National Archives, you’ll get to see the breathtaking memorials of Thomas Jefferson and Franklin Roosevelt. After lunch, summer brings the opportunity for a boat ride through Georgetown and the DC Waterfront. In winter, this Washington bus tour culminates with a visit to the Pentagon and several more fascinating war memorials.
Please note that an upgrade option for this tour is conducted with a luxury glass-top or open-top convertible bus led by a driver/guide in one!
+The best views of the city from convertible buses – please note that convertible buses switch from open-tops to glass-tops between Oct 15 – Apr 1 due to colder temperatures
+All the historic highlights explained by an expert guide
+Step-off guided walks at important monuments
+A tour of the beautiful Tidal Basin
+Boat cruise and lunch on the waterfront included in summer
7 days a week, rain or shine
Jan 1 New Year’s Day – Night Tours Closed
Jan 29 March For Life – Day Tours Closed
Mar 14 NYC Half Day Marathon – All Tours Closed
Mar 27 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon – Day Tours Closed
Apr 10 National Cherry Blossom Parade® – Day Tours Closed
Apr 11 Cherry Blossom Ten Miler – Day Tours Closed
Apr 19 Patriots’ Day – All Tours Closed
May 2 National Women’s Half Marathon – Day Tours Closed
May 24 Memorial Day – All Tours Closed
May 30 AMVETS’ “Rolling to Remember” – Day Tours Closed
Jun 12 Boston Pride Parade – All Tours Closed
Jun 13 Bunker Hill Day Parade – All Tours Closed
July 4 Independence Day – All Tours Closed
Aug 28 The Commitment March – Day Tours Closed
Oct 11 Army Ten Miler – Day Tours Closed
Oct 24 Marine Corp Marathon – Day Tours Closed
Oct 31 Halloween – All Tours Closed
Nov 25 Thanksgiving Day – All Tours Closed
Dec 24 Christmas Eve – Night Tours Closed
Dec 25 Christmas Day – All Tours Closed
Dec 31 New Year’s Eve – All Tours Closed
If you’re driving in, please be prepared to park your vehicle in one of the paid indoor parking garages close to the tour departure location
We had a wonderful tour with Joey! She was knowledgeable, engaged, funny, friendly and a terrific host. We highly recommend this tour. Our only regret is that we didn't have another day to spend in DC sightseeing! - Brittany W.
Thoroughly enjoyed our you, Brittany and Marcus were great! It was raining off and on all day but we still had a great time, they were energetic and thoughtful and attentive all day and gave us great info and tips. The tour was well planned and efficiently run. I was so glad we didn’t have to walk in the rain or try and drive around ourselves in it. I was a DC native for a few years and I’ve walked these memorials in the past, I would say the bus is the only way to go and those luxury buses are much nicer than the trolley style. - Eric M
Did it on my first day in DC and gave me ideas on what to revisit or what other venues to go to. The guide Christopher was very knowledgeable and came over excellently. - Russell P.
Very nice, John our guide, was an amazing host! He educated us on the history of each site we visited. He is engaging and kept us entertained. John and our driver Marquette were outstanding.
Christopher was amazing! The coolest guide ever. He made the DC trip a highlight of my trip!
Had a tour of DC yesterday with nick and was great . Very informative and funny.
We use luxury tour buses that are climate-controlled and offer comfortable and pleasant touring experience, as well as protection from weather elements. The maximum bus capacity is 33 passengers; however, for the sake of making our tours more intimate, the average group size is less than 30 guests.
We do our best to keep large, same-party groups together on the same bus, but please remember that the seating is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Once you claim your seats – they’re reserved only for you for the duration of the tour.
Free Cancellation up to 24 Hours in Advance > if you cancel your booking 24 hours in advance of your tour departure time – a full refund will be issued
Free Cancellation up to 1 Hour in Advance With Tour Booking Insurance > if you purchase Tour Booking Insurance at $5.99 per booking, booking cancellations may be made up to 1 hour in advance of your tour departure time for a full refund
Unfortunately, our shuttles are not wheelchair accessible, nor is there storage for baby strollers. If you have a wheelchair, please call us to make special vehicle arrangements for your tour. Some of our tours involve longer walks so if you like, you may stay on board the shuttle, near the landmark, without exiting the shuttle bus every time.
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