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DC Circulator

Washington DC, DC
+1 202-567-3040
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The best way to get around DC!

We thought we needed to book a hop on hop off bus tour to see it all. Wrong! The circulator is $1... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ILoveAGoodRoadTrip
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Las Vegas, Nevada
via mobile
Excellent only a dollar!

Brilliant way to see the city and only a dollar per trip! We ended up just staying on the yellow... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Garden3
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Sandy, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“metro card” (12 reviews)
“union station” (29 reviews)
“national mall” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Washington DC, DC
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+1 202-567-3040
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"metro card"
in 12 reviews
"union station"
in 29 reviews
"national mall"
in 42 reviews
"exact change"
in 5 reviews
"trip card"
in 4 reviews
"per ride"
in 4 reviews
"cheap transportation"
in 3 reviews
"hop on hop"
in 9 reviews
"above ground"
in 3 reviews
"exact cash"
in 2 reviews
"clean buses"
in 2 reviews
"heat index"
in 2 reviews
"day pass"
in 7 reviews
"different routes"
in 3 reviews
"dollar bills"
in 2 reviews
"visit museums"
in 2 reviews
"yellow line"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we needed to book a hop on hop off bus tour to see it all. Wrong! The circulator is $1 each time you get on or you can buy a card that gives you $1 rides on and off for 2 hours. We...More

2  Thank ILoveAGoodRoadTrip
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant way to see the city and only a dollar per trip! We ended up just staying on the yellow route and watching the scenery pass by. Much kinder on our legs! Great that you can charge your phones on the bus, just remember to...More

Thank Garden3
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Living in Georgetown where there is no metro station, the circulator is great for getting around town. There are several routes which take you to places the metro doesn’t and for a dollar a time it’s very good value.

Thank Mel B
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

We are Metro fans, always have been, but after discovering the Circulator on our first trip back to DC in about a decade, we’re sold! Swiped our Metro cards, and for $1.00 we rode the the entire Red line Route, Tidal basin and all. If...More

Thank Missy D
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

We spent 4 days visiting Washington last November and after touring the capital with a Big Bus HOHO , we used the Circulator to go to different locations around the city . At $3 a day , it is a real bargain and we were...More

1  Thank belleretraite
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

only $ 1.00 dollar a ride. Hits all the major monuments and museums around the National Mall, starting at Union station. There are sign posts around the mall where you can pick it up. Clean and safe, it seems to be mostly tourists using it....More

2  Thank bbarbiebean
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Convenient and flexible for seeing sights on National Mall Inexpensive ($1 charged to your metro card)

1  Thank jim3311
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

For just $1 get to your next destination! Can't be beat. Clean buses, pleasant, knowledgeable drivers and timely. Definitely the way to go.

Thank RecreationV
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

Forget the $60 tour buses. Grab a circulator map & a buck and hop on. I'm serious one stinkin' dollar & you can get all over the city! Clean buses, nice drivers and the buses come by about every 15 minutes, so if you miss...More

3  Thank Mary F
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

$1 fares (or hop/hop off all day fares for $3) to take you around the entire National Mall/Monument area? Are you kidding me? And that $1 gets you what appear to be VERY new and extremely clean busses, frequent service throughout the day, and friendly,...More

4  Thank bassjwp
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lorisdevildog09
April 8, 2018|
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Response from Garden3 | Reviewed this property |
Metro station next to Smithsonian Castle. Take blue line to Arlington.
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Christy B
February 8, 2018|
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Response from Mary F | Reviewed this property |
any Metro station has the card dispensers
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yowsah1
August 24, 2017|
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Response from LouisM565 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the bus runs only until 7PM unless they are honoring the summer hours. In this case I believe it runs an additional hour.
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