Best DC Bus Tours | Best of DC - VIP Bus Tour by USA Guided Tours

IMPORTANT NOTE

The United States Capitol Building is currently closed to the public. Guests will be able to view the exterior building and grounds. However, entry is not included until further notice from the Architect of the Capitol and United States Capitol Visitor Center.

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BEST OF DC - VIP BUS TOUR

DELIGHT IN RESERVED ENTRANCE INTO THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES BUILDING!

  • DELIGHT IN RESERVED ENTRANCE INTO THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES BUILDING

  • BOAT CRUISE INCLUDED!

  • PREMIUM GUIDED BUS TOUR WITH LIVE TOUR GUIDE NARRATIVE & AMAZING PHOTO OPS

  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 7 HOURS
  • 99 AD/CH
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US Navy Memorial Plaza

U.S. Navy Memorial

The tour starts and ends at the US Navy Memorial Plaza

GUIDED STOP (OUTSIDE ONLY)

White House (outside only)

White House Washington DC

Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the White House is the main residence of the President of the United States ... read more

GUIDED STOP - OUTSIDE ONLY

U.S. Capitol Building (outside only)

Capitol Building | Best of DC VIP Bus Tour

The United States Capitol Building is the center around which Pierre L’Enfant designed the layout of the streets around Washington, DC ... read more

GUIDED STOP

World War II Memorial

WWII Memorial at Day Time | USAGT DC

The National World War II Memorial is dedicated to both the civilians and armed forces serving during World War II ... read more

GUIDED STOP

Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Jefferson Memorial | DC Day Bus Tour

Dedicated to the third president of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, the memorial rests in the heart of the Tidal Basin ... read more

GUIDED STOP

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

Carved in memory of Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the memorial is located on four acres of land near the Tidal Basin ... read more

1-HR GUIDED BOAT CRUISE

Potomac River Cruise

Boat Cruise

For a unique experience, this tour offers a leisurely cruise on the Potomac River (Seasonal: April 1 to October 15) with your guide, who will answer any questions you might have!

GUIDED STOP

Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial | Discover DC Bus Tour

Dedicated in 1922, Lincoln Memorial houses the seated sculpture of Abraham Lincoln inside a large Greek Temple made out of Yule marble ... read more

GUIDED STOP

Korean War Memorial

Korean War Memorial, Washington DC

Located on the south end of the Reflecting Pool, on the National Mall, the Korean War Veteran’s Memorial was dedicated in 1992 by President George W. Bush and the construction was overseen by the Korean War Veterans Memorial Advisory Board and the American Battle Monuments Commission. Read more...

GUIDED STOP

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Located in Constitution Gardens, next to the National Mall, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated to all of those in the armed services that died during the war in Vietnam and South East Asia ... read more

GUIDED STOP

FDR Memorial

FDR Memorial

Tracing the twelve-year window of history of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s presidency this memorial covers 7.5 acres of land overlooking the Tidal Basin. ... read more

GUIDED STOP - INSIDE TOUR

The National Archives Building

The National Archives Building and Museum | USA Guided Tours


Delight in reserved entrance into the National Archives Building!


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IMPORTANT NOTE

The United States Capitol Building is currently closed to the public. Guests will be able to view the exterior building and grounds. However, entry is not included until further notice from the Architect of the Capitol and United States Capitol Visitor Center.

Your VIP experience begins at US Navy Memorial.

Your next stops are the White House, the United States Capitol grounds, and the National World War II Memorial. Along the way, you will see the Canadian Embassy, the National Gallery of Art, the headquarters of the American Red Cross, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Organization of American States (OAS)—just to name a few sites. Onward, to the Jefferson Memorial.

Once you have marveled at the Jefferson Memorial, we will visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial just across the Potomac Tidal Basin.

On the walking segment of the tour, you will stop by the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and via a nice stroll along the tree line, you will emerge in front of the Lincoln Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For a unique experience, this tour offers a leisurely cruise on the Potomac River (Seasonal: April 1 to October 15) with your guide, who will answer any questions you might have. Guests have their choice of lunch options (cost is not included in the tour price) at the newly renovated L'Enfant Plaza in Washington, DC!

Second to the last stop is the Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Memorial, which will take you back in time to the years 1933-1945.

For the final stop, we’ve arranged reserved access to the National Archives Building!


  • Tour Departure Times Are Subject to Change Due to Local Traffic Conditions
  • Please Arrive at the Meeting Point No Later Than 9:30 AM For Check-In
  • The United States Capitol Building is currently closed to the public. Guests will be able to view the exterior building and grounds. However, entry is not included until further notice from the Architect of the Capitol and United States Capitol Visitor Center.

 

COVID-19 ENHANCED CLEANING POLICY

  • BUSES CLEANED WITH EPA-REGISTERED DISINFECTANT BETWEEN EVERY TOUR

SOCIAL DISTANCING POLICY

  • ALL USA GUIDED TOURS EMPLOYEES TO WEAR FACE MASKS & GLOVES
  • MANDATORY TEMPERATURE SCREENING FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
  • FACE MASKS REQUIRED FOR ALL TRAVELERS (MANDATORY BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS)
  • DISPOSABLE HAND SANITIZERS AVAILABLE ABOARD BUSES
  • LIMITED SEATING ON BUSES FOR ADDED SPACE BETWEEN PASSENGERS
  • CONTACTLESS CHECK-IN PROCESS

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • REFUNDABLE CANCELLATIONS UP TO 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE (UP TO 1 HOUR WITH BOOKING INSURANCE)

We use 35-passenger luxury tour buses for our daily mixed tour groups. Private tours are scheduled on our 15-passenger mini coach buses and vans. We do our best to keep large, same-party groups together on the same bus. We reserve the right to substitute our small-capacity tour buses with larger 55-passenger buses, depending upon demand and/or our tour schedule. The 55-passenger buses have bathrooms on board for your convenience.

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.

Our shuttle buses and vans do not have storage for accommodating carry-on bags. We ask that you only bring purses, briefcases, or backpacks for your tour; Please note that USA Guided Tours reserves the right to inspect any bags, book bags, briefcases or backpacks you carry.

It depends on the stop. Your tour guide will tell you the planned amount of time for each stop. We have allowed enough time on every stop for you to walk around and take plenty of pictures!

We have some pickup services available from selected hotels only. Please contact your concierge or call our customer service line at +1 202-733-7376.

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


WASHINGTON DC Day Bus Tour Options

  • 4 HOURS
  • $54/44
    per ADULT/CHILD
  • 10 AM - 2 PM

  • Starts/Ends At: U.S. Navy Memorial
  • U.S. Capitol Building
  • White House
  • World War II Memorial
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
  • Korean War Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • 6 HOURS
  • $74/59
    per ADULT/CHILD
  • 10 AM - 4 PM

  • ALL PREVIOUS STOPS

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  • Boat Cruise
  • 5.5 HOURS
  • $89/69
    per ADULT/CHILD
  • 8:30 AM - 2 PM

  • ALL PREVIOUS STOPS

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  • Coming Soon - U.S. Capitol Building (Inside Tour)
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  • No Boat Cruise
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