Washington DC, the U.S. capital, sits in the District of Columbia along the Potomac River, adjacent to Maryland and Virginia.
There are many neoclassical monuments and buildings in the city, but the most famous are the Capitol, the White House, and the Supreme Court building.
While in the city, you can visit many attractions: the Kennedy Center, the International Espionage Museum, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Hillwood Museum and Gardens, the Washington Monument, and more!
Recommended DC Tours
Best of DC — VIP Tour
Get the presidential treatment with our most comprehensive Washington DC day tour! The tour includes reserved access to the National Archives Building and the U.S. Capitol Building!
African American History and Culture Tour
Go back in time to some of the most iconic moments from the civil rights movement with this fascinating tour, including the National Museum of African American History and Culture entry!
DC at Dusk Tour
Join our award-winning Washington DC night tour and discover the city’s magic with expert local guides and luxury transportation!
Ralph was fantastic! He interacted with everyone in a personal way and made the tour great!
We would absolutely recommend this tour. Our tour guide Dre & driver Miss T were amazing. Dre was so knowledgeable, respectful & funny. It was the best part of our time in DC, seeing the city at night was stunning! Would definitely do it again.
All the staff were wonderful. Deon 13 was our tour guide and he was a wealth of knowledge. Amazing way to tour DC highlights in one day. I highly recommend this tour!
Thanks for making my dad bday that much more memorable! My dad a senior citizen and the pace was perfect for him, including all the bathroom breaks and patience. Thank you Terry for a tour to remember and for signing to my dad happy birthday!!! Memories to last a lifetime. His service dog loved it too!!!
We took the DC tour on Sunday. Nick was our guide. The tour was a great way to see the sights and learn interesting facts. Nick loves his job and it shows! He was funny and informative! Highly recommend Nick and the 6 hour DC day tour. We had and amazing time!!
We had a fantastic time on our night tour. Paul was a perfect blend of humor and providing us interesting facts and history! He could not have done a better job!!!
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