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!
Your VIP experience begins at Neptune Fountain in front of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building.
Check out every memorial of the National Mall with this eight-hour voyage around the city. One of the best Washington DC sightseeing tours money can buy, this excursion begins with an in-depth look at some of the city’s most poignant sights and sounds, from the White House to the National Monuments and Memorials. Reserved entry into the U.S. Capitol Building is included!
During this tour, you will have the opportunity to explore significant landmarks alongside a knowledgeable guide who will share the stories behind each site. Seasonal variations in the itinerary offer unique experiences. In the summer months, relax with a complimentary boat cruise along the beautiful Potomac River and Georgetown Waterfront after lunch, with the option to purchase a meal at one of the many waterfront restaurants. In contrast, the winter season features an afternoon scenic bus tour through Virginia, showcasing the Pentagon, Air Force Memorial, Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial, and Arlington National Cemetery.
A fascinating look at the interior of the National Archives makes for a sensational finale.
+ premium guided bus tour with live tour guide narrative on and off the bus
+ more time to appreciate the landmarks listed on the tour
+ climate-controlled luxury tour buses
+ boat cruise included (seasonal: Apr 1 – Oct 15)
+ the tour price includes a boat cruise, and tourists will have the opportunity to purchase lunch at one of several waterfront restaurants in the summer
US Capitol visitor policies are designed to keep visitors and staff safe and secure and to preserve the collections, facilities, and historic building and grounds for generations to come.
Before entering the Capitol Visitor Center, all visitors are screened by a magnetometer and all items that are permitted inside the building are screened by an x-ray device.
Please check the full list of items are strictly prohibited in the Capitol, including the Capitol Visitor Center.
My wife and I had a great tour of DC with Joey and Edward. Joey was really knowledgable but also good fun. Everything was explained brilliantly and the pace of the trip was good. If you want a good overview of DC then this is the tour to go for. Started at 10 and finished at about 16:30. The boat trip in the middle over lunch was also excellent. - Mike S.
Outstanding excursion, I highly recommend. Time spent at each site was perfect. Breaking up the trip with the cruise was fun and enjoyable. Tour guide was entertaining and informative. - Amanda HS
Our guides were beyond wonderful. Sally was so informative and Chris was the perfect gentleman driving and escorting us. I highly recommend this experience. - Jeannie
We took the nighttime DC monument tour in a covered top Sprinter van. Our guide was friendly, attentive, and very knowledgeable about the city. We were visiting in early January so it was super cold and had recently snowed so our guide kept us warm and comfortable also by strategically parking the van or moving it for us to save steps after walking the monuments. Overall, fun and memorable. I'd 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!!!
Nick the @tourgod was one of the most amazing tour guides I’ve ever experienced! His knowledge and charisma made us feel so comfortable. He kept us laughing and on time! He was just a delightful and I’m so glad we got to experience him today! The Mercedes’ sprinter is a beautiful site to see while traveling down Constitution ave and Pennsylvania ave. Such a luxurious site to see🎉🎊 I’m so excited to take another tour with them in the spring! Here are come Loudoun VA wine country 🍷
Our luxury tour buses provide a comfortable and climate-controlled environment for an enjoyable touring experience, while also offering protection from the elements. We cater to various group sizes with a diverse fleet of vehicles, from SUVs to premium motor-coaches, ensuring that our private tours can be customized for couples or large groups alike. To maintain a more intimate atmosphere on our public tours, we intentionally limit the capacity of our tour buses to keep the average group size small.
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 person, booking cancellations may be made up to 1 hour in advance of your tour departure time for a full refund
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 prefer, you may stay on board the bus, near the landmark, without exiting at each stop.
Jan 1 New Year’s Day – All Tours Closed
Jan 20 March for Life – Day Tours Closed
Mar 18 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon – Day Tours Closed
Apr 2 Cherry Blossom Ten Miler – Day Tours Closed
Apr 15 National Cherry Blossom Parade® – Day Tours Closed
May 7 National Women’s Half Marathon – Day Tours Closed
May 28 AMVETS’ “Rolling to Remember” – Day Tours Closed
May 29 Memorial Day – All Tours Closed
July 4 Independence Day – All Tours Closed
Aug 28 The Commitment March – Day Tours Closed
Oct 8 Army Ten Miler – Day Tours Closed
Oct 29 Marine Corps Marathon – Day Tours Closed
Oct 31 Halloween – Night Tours Closed
Nov 23 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
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