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start: 10 AM
duration: 6 hours
place: U.S. Navy Memorial
type: Bus + Boat Tours
PUBLIC TOUR $89+ / $79+ per adult / per child book now
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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.

Our signature day tour offers you the flexibility to choose between two types of luxury buses:

Closed-Top Bus: Enjoy your tour in a climate-controlled, luxury closed-top bus, ensuring a comfortable experience regardless of the weather.

Convertible Bus: Upgrade to our convertible tour bus for a unique sightseeing experience with an open-air view when weather permits, and a climate-controlled, glass-top roof for comfort during sudden weather changes.

Seasonal Note: Convertible buses switch from open-tops to glass-tops between October 15 and April 1 to accommodate colder temperatures.

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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. The tour price includes a complimentary boat ride, and tourists will have the opportunity to purchase lunch at one of several waterfront restaurants in the summer. In winter, instead of the seasonal boat ride, this Washington bus tour culminates with a visit to the Pentagon and several more fascinating war memorials along the day!

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!

+ climate-controlled luxury tour buses – closed-top or convertible glass-top / open-top bus
+ all the historic highlights explained by an expert guide
+ step-off guided walks at important monuments
+ a tour of the beautiful Tidal Basin
+ the tour price includes a boat cruise (Apr 1 – Oct 15)

+ travelers can purchase lunch at one of several waterfront restaurants in the summer


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Boat Cruise 1-hr leisurely cruise on the Potomac River (Apr 1 to Oct 15)
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Georgetown Waterfront Park guided stop + lunch break
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Great Experience

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.

Great experience, especially in the rain!

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

Excellent value

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.

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Rebecca Hernandez

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.

Roberto Leon

Christopher was amazing! The coolest guide ever. He made the DC trip a highlight of my trip!

Elizabeth De Aguirre

Had a tour of DC yesterday with nick and was great . Very informative and funny.

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Why type of buses does USA Guided Tours use?

Our luxury tour buses provide a climate-controlled, comfortable environment and protection from the elements. Our diverse fleet, from SUVs to premium motor-coaches, caters to groups of all sizes, ensuring private tours can be customized for couples or large groups. For public tours, we limit bus capacity to maintain an intimate atmosphere. We strive to keep large same-party groups together, but seating is first-come, first-served and reserved for the tour duration once claimed.

What is USA Guided Tours cancelation 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

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 are the blackout dates for tours?

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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