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DC Highlights Tour

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start: 10 AM
duration: 4 hours
place: U.S. Navy Memorial
Type: Bus Tours
$59 / $49 per adult / per child check dates
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Capitalize on your time in the capital with this whistle-stop city tour of Washington DC. Board one of our luxury buses at the U.S. Navy Memorial before cruising past the National Archives to the U.S. Capitol Building. Your guide can give you the lowdown on all the important documents housed inside, from the original Declaration of Independence to the Constitution and Bill of Rights.

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Take in incredible views of the two-mile-long Smithsonian Museum and imposing Washington Monument, which is the tallest freestanding stone structure in the world. You’ll have the chance to stretch your legs with stops at the White House and Lincoln Memorial, where you can climb the stairs to see the famous statue of America’s 16th President. You’ll also get an informative guided walk around the beautiful WW2 Memorial.

+ All the crucial sights of the capital in four hours
+ Significant stories that form the fabric of USA society
+ A walk to see the White House and poignant memorials
+ Beautiful views from our comfortable, cutting-edge buses


Operational Dates

7 days a week, rain or shine

Additional information:

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


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


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U.S. Capitol Building Guided Stop (outside only)
The United States Capitol Building
White House Guided Stop (outside only)
World War I Memorial Guided Stop
WWI Memorial
World War II Memorial Guided Stop
WWII Memorial & Washington Monument
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Guided Stop
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
The Iwo Jima Memorial Guided Stop
The Marine Corps War Memorial
Lincoln Memorial Guided Stop
Lincoln Memorial
Korean War Memorial Guided Stop
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Guided Stop
Vietnam Veterans Memorial


280+ reviews
Excellent 168
Very Good 11
Average 3
Poor 1
Great tour

Our tour guide, Alicia, was excellent. She gave us lots of information in a professional manner. Alicia introduced ideas and observations to enhance our experience. Calvin was an excellent coach driver. He had a fun banter with our fellow passengers, offered water to us every time we exited the bus. They were a great team and we saw and learned so much about Washington, DC in four hours! Thank you!! - Kris S

Very well organized process

Really enjoyed the 4 hour DC Highlights tour. Very well organized process. Arrived to our pick up point early & a DC Tours driver invited us & others to sit on his bus out of the rain. Our guide Alicia & driver Joe did a great job. Learned a lot & felt very comfortable even with the rain. - Tscan

Our guide was informative and dependable

My husband was skeptical at first since it was a bus tour and I was worried we wouldn't get enough time at our stops, BUT it was great! I felt like there was a perfect amount of time to look and take pictures and even, when available, to stop at the gift shops. Our guide was informative and dependable. The complimentary water was great and we appreciated the access to free ponchos since it was a heavy sprinkle off an on during our tour. The bus was great, the perfect temperature and the seats are comfortable. - Cecilia B

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Debbey Favero

Took the Highlights tour today and in spite of rain, (tour provided rain ponchos) it was wonderful. Our guide Nona and driver Maggie made a great team. Nona had a wealth of information delivered with a keen sense of humor. I highly recommend this tour and if you get lucky, Nona and Maggie as your hosts!

Beth Mikes

This was a great tour with a great guide. We did this tour in the evening after we flew in. It was the perfect kick off to our first trip to DC. It gave us a good idea about how everything is laid out and helped us decide what to do with the rest our time.

Nickai Dunham

Omg!! I highly recommend USA Guided Tours! My husband and I did the night time tour of DC and it was almost. Ed who was our driver, made sure that we stay hydrated and Alicia, who is the tour guide, was the hostess with mistress…lol! She was very informative, funny, and interactive! I love her spirit. When we come back to DC and do another tour, I only want Alicia and Ed!!!

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How does USA Guided Tours deal with COVID-19?

Enhanced cleaning policy:
  • All USA Guided Tours vehicles are cleaned with EPA-registered multi-surface cleaner & disinfectant as recommended by the CDC – between every tour
Additional measures:
  • Face masks are optional for tour guides and travelers
  • Hand sanitizers available on buses
  • Contactless check-in process

Why type of buses does USA Guided Tours use?

We use luxury tour buses that are climate-controlled and offer comfortable and pleasant touring experience, as well as protection from weather elements. Our tours can accommodate all group sizes with a fleet of vehicles ranging from SUVs to premium Motor-coaches. This flexibility allows our private tours to be tailored for couples or groups as big as 50 in a single vehicle. In favor of keeping our public tours more intimate, however, we cap our tours with an average of 30 guests per group.
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.

Are we allowed to bring luggage on the tour?

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.

What is USA Guided Tours cancelattion policy?

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

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