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Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour provided by USA Guided Tours

Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour

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Overview
Combine the many highlights and landmarks of Washington DC in a single-day bus and walking tour. With a guide to accompany you and distill the importance of each sight, feel well-informed rather than overwhelmed over the tour time. Highlights include the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, the White House, and a seasonal cruise on the Potomac River, among other important DC attractions.
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You'll start at
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USAU.S. Navy Memorial
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    United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    White House
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    National World War II Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Jefferson Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 8
    Korean War Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 9
    Lincoln Memorial
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 10
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll end at
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USAU.S. Navy Memorial
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Highlights
  • Travel via climate-controlled coach, eliminating the hassle of driving
  • See the top Washington DC sights in single day with ease
  • Gain in-depth knowledge through your guide's commentary
  • Potomac River cruise included (seasonal) for a view from the water
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at a central meeting point for your tour. Climb into an air-conditioned coach and get ready for a well-organized tour of the capital city’s highlights. Head past top sights such as the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, and White House. Listen to engaging narrative on each landmark. Disembark and head out on guided walks at certain spots, including the the World War II Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the US Capitol building. You get the chance to see these monuments up close and snap photos. In season (March 15 to October 16), the tour includes a boat cruise on the Potomac River; lunch is available for purchase on board. Off season, the tour stops at Fashion Centre in Pentagon City for free time and lunch (own expense). After a full day of sightseeing, return to your departure location.
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Important Information
Departure Point
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by state-of-the-art luxury coach
  • English-Speaking Live Tour Guide (on and off the bus)
  • On-board narration
  • 1-hr river cruise, seasonal (operates March 15 - October 6)
  • Entry/Admission - Potomac River
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch (available for purchase - approximately $11USD)
  • Entry/Admission - L'Enfant Plaza
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Small carry-on bags are allowed, however it is recommended that you ravel lightly. Due to security concerns, the tour operator reserves the right to search any bags or purses you bring on board. Many of the attractions in Washington DC are equipped with metal detectors at the entrances. Traveling without bags or purses is recommended.
  • Due to time restrictions, you cannot go inside any of the monuments, however you can spend about 15-20 minutes at each stop to enjoy up-close views
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Chris W wrote a review Mar 2020
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Very informative tour:Dion was great guide with many stories, gracious sense of humor and really interested in giving his tour individuals a GREAT tour. Bus was clean, all people involved were kind and nice. Rachel was FANTASTIC and safe D.C. driver.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Wanderer11482485195, Guest Relations Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
We will be sure Dion and Rachel see your great feedback. Thank you very much!
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Ophelia53 wrote a review Feb 2020
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Great way to see all of the sites in one day (especially in the winter). Expect a lot of outdoor walking. Our guide, Chris, was very friendly and helpful, especially with our 11 year-old who had tons of questions. We had a short weekend planned for DC, and it was a great way
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for the outstanding review! We work hard at providing an exciting tour that keeps the interest of the whole family. Chris has a very engaging presence that allows him to deliver a memorable experience while you are learning a thing or two about our Nation's Capital. We hope to see you guys again! Safe Travels, USA Guided Tours
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Zoe P wrote a review Feb 2020
10 contributions1 helpful vote
What an awesome tour! Covering the main attractions in Washington, we had a fantastic experience with Edgar and Rahil. Edgar was a wealth of knowledge and extremely charismatic - so thank you! Rahil was professional and courteous also :) highly recommend this tour - a seamless
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you taking the time to share with us! Edgar is one of the best tour guides in the city, the way that he talks about the sites reveals his passion for the city. He and Rahel truly enjoy sharing their experiences, leaving our guests with everything to know about DC. Thank you again we will share your review with them! Safe Travels, USA Guided Tours
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RicoEduardo wrote a review Jan 2020
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida35 contributions11 helpful votes
You should hope you get Christopher as your guide. He really made the tour! Knowledgeable, in great detail, about so many things. And laugh-out-loud funny 🤣. This tour covers all the highlights. Especially good for first time visitors, but great also for return visitors. I used
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 20 Jan 2020
Thank you for the kind words! We are thrilled you had an enjoyable tour with Chris. His knowledge and love for the city allows him to deliver a memorable experience for our guests. We hope you and your family will tour again with us soon, we will be sure to pass along your appreciation to him! Safe Travels, USA Guided Tours
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Darren S wrote a review Jan 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Nick was a great tour guide, he was very knowledgeable and is very passionate about the history of DC. We loved the tour.
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 11 Jan 2020
We are thrilled you had an incredible experience with Nick! He is one of our best tour guides in the city and we are honored to have him apart of our team. He delivers a very informative tour however his twist of humor and appreciation for our beautiful city and it's treasures leaves you with a memorable impression of Washington DC. Thank you for taking the time to leave this great review! Safe Travels, USA Guided Tours ­
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marktQ4471YS
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Joey and Tony - It takes two to tango in DC
We were in town to visit friends and had our 11 yrs old twins with us. It's been 30+ years since I'd visited DC on
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I8674MEnicolek
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Fabulous tour guides
Fantastic tour guide! I highly recommend! My boys absolutely loved it. Chris was funny and interesting and made the
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P5908IXstephanief
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Amazing tour!
This tour was amazing and the monuments were so beautiful at night. DJ took this tour to the next level with his am
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marlob847
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Great tour
We had a great time on this tour yesterday - depsite it being in the middle of the coronavirus situation. Chris wa
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jmain0118
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Great Tour!
My wife and I loved our tour! It was a fantastic way to see many of the best landmarks in DC in a short amount of t
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Babysmom9
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Very informative tour
Christopher was our guide and he is extremely knowledgeable about not only DC but American History in general. I h
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vivianl392
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Most insightful and informative tour!
and a wonderful tour guide as well! Dion was indeed amazing. I was in tears at the Frederick Douglas house, the Lin
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ReedandCandice
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Excellent Tour!
Josh was an awesome tour guide, knowledgeable and fun, and our driver Antonio was a great driver. This tour allowed
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Faiza W
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Quick and fantastic trip!
My brother and I had a great time visiting DC in a short time, we were able to see the major highlights of Washingt
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ganna365
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Best DC Tour
Great tour! My husband and 13 year old also really enjoyed it. The monuments and memorials are so beautiful at nigh
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jonnam987
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Fav Tour
Our tour guide, DJ, was awesome! He was full of accurate facts and fun extras - HIGHLY recommend this tour!
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Txag9976
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Excellent service, packed with stops!
We did the DC at Dusk evening tour. Ali picked is up from our hotel (The Mayflower) and Brittney was our guide. W
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dennisw858
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Great tour! Ask for Josh.
Great tour, highly recommend. Josh was excellent! Really knows the history of this city all the spots we visited.
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ponder77
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Best way to see the monuments
Hands down best way to see DC. Bus was comfortable and tour guide was very informative! We would do it again.
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U4971UBalexisd
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USA Guided Tours
Our tour guide was named D.J and he was the absolute best. He made jokes and made history interesting. He was also
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  • Duration: 6h
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