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Washington DC Tours, Attractions, Cruises & Tickets

Must See Washington DC is pleased to provide you with suggestions to enhance your vacation visit to the nation's Capitol. In conjunction with Viator, a global distributor of over 15,000 travel experiences in more than 1,000 destinations, we’ve selected some of the most popular tours, attractions and activities. Because we’ve chosen to affiliate with Viator, you can be assured that these selections are of high quality, competitively priced and verified by real travelers.

Washington DC offers a wide variety of tours covering the numerous sightseeing points of interest with expert guides and transportation included. Other options include unaccompanied bike rentals and an mp3 audio tour to assist your visit to the many sights and experiences that Washington DC provides.

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2-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC

Washington D.C.

$125

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This product rates 4.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 2 days

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See the most famous landmarks in Washington DC on this comprehensive 2-day coach and tram tour that includes multiple building tours and photo stops. Visit top DC attractions including the White House Visitor Center, US Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Martin Luther King Jr Memorial, and enjoy more in-depth visits to the Smithsonian and Mount Vernon. Take a tram ride to Arlington National Cemetery, and witness the Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Hear colorful anecdotes from Washington DC's history and fascinating trivia about its many monuments and memorials from your knowledgeable guides during this sightseeing extravaganza that shows you the best of America's capital city.

Begin each day of your tour at Union Station at 8am. You may decide which 9-hour tour to do first; you don't even have to take the tours on consecutive days!

White House, US Capitol and Smithsonian Tour


Board your comfortable coach at Union Station, and listen to your driver share stories about the history of Washington DC and facts about its plethora of monuments, museums and memorials. Feel free to ask any questions you might have as you travel around the city.

See the Washington Monument, Tidal Basin and J Edgar Hoover building (FBI headquarters) from your coach, and make photo stops at various sights including the National WWII Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr Memorial and White House. Walk around the White House Visitor Center to learn what the inside of the US President's home looks like. Learn about the inner workings of the US government on your tour of the US Capitol.

Spend the afternoon at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum or the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, where you can take a lunch break (own expense). Explore the massive collections at these spectacular museums on your own until it's time to meet your coach for your return to Union Station.

Please note: Access is to the White House Visitor Center only. Tours of the White House must be arranged through your Congressional representative.

Mount Vernon and Afternoon Tram Tour

In the morning, travel by coach from Union Station to Virginia to visit Mount Vernon, the elegant plantation home of George Washington. At the Donald W Reynolds Museum and Education Center, learn about the life of the first US president through interactive displays, short films and hundreds of personal effects. Also, in nearby Alexandria you'll visit Christ Church, an 18th-century church that has been visited by several US presidents. Enjoy lunch in Old Town Alexandria (own expense).

In the afternoon, board a tram to Arlington National Cemetery, where thousands of soldiers who fought in US wars are laid to rest. Visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and watch the Third United States Infantry Regiment perform the poignant Changing of the Guard ceremony. Your narrated tram tour will also take you to the graves of President John F Kennedy and his brother, Robert F Kennedy.

Finish your day with another coach tour focusing on Washington DC memorials. Drive by the Pentagon and the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima), Korean War Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Return to Union Station at around 5pm.

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Admission to Washington DC Newseum

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$24.26

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At the Newseum in Washington DC, immerse yourself in the culmination of five centuries of news history with up-to-date technology and hands-on exhibits. Explore seven levels of galleries, theaters, retail spaces and visitor services in a unique environment that takes you behind the scenes to see how and why news is made.

Immerse yourself in the world¬’s greatest news stories at the Newseum in Washington DC. Try your hand as a photojournalist or reporter in the NBC interactive newsroom, where you can record your own newscast complete with cameras and teleprompters! Test your knowledge of current events at dozens of touch-screen game stations and interactive exhibits.

Stand in the shadow of eight original sections of the Berlin Wall or climb inside a 3-story East German guard tower. See original newspaper front pages showcasing some of the most famous headlines in history, from the 1500s through today. And don't miss a great view of the US Capitol and Pennsylvania Avenue -- ¬‘America¬’s Main Street.¬’

The Newseum offers visitors a fun and interactive way to learn about how and why news is made. With exhibits spanning seven levels, there is something for people of all ages! To learn more about the fascinating permanent exhibits on display, see the Itinerary section below.

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Arlington National Cemetery and War Memorials Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$69

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Duration: 5 hours

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Explore Washington DC¬’s Arlington National Cemetery and most famous memorials on this 6-hour coach and walking tour. Your licensed tour guide hops off at each stop, leading you through the cemetery and the memorials. See JFK¬’s grave site and the Eternal Flame, and stroll through sites including the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the World War II Memorial. Witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and get great views of the White House, Lincoln Memorial, US Capitol and more. Throughout the day, you¬’ll hear interesting stories and facts about valiant war heroes from your expert guide.

Meet your guide at the Hyatt Regency at Capitol Hill in the morning and travel by coach or van, depending on the size of your group, to Arlington National Cemetery, where thousands of US war heroes are buried.

Learn how this is the site of Confederate General Robert E Lee's former 1,100-acre (445-hectare) plantation. Get great views of DC from his home, Arlington House, and head down to the grave site of JFK and the Eternal Flame, where John F Kennedy is buried alongside his wife, Jackie Onassis Kennedy, and brothers Robert F Kennedy and Ted Kennedy.

Witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and walk through the cemetery for a more intimate experience of this vast national treasure.

At midday, stop for lunch (own expense) at Pentagon City Mall. Continue your coach tour and hop off the bus with your licensed tour guide as to visit famous memorials that honor war heroes and military branches. Enjoy time to walk through the Air Force Memorial, Pentagon Memorial, World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Aboard the coach, you¬’ll get great views of sites like the Pentagon, White House, US Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial (a full list of sites seen and visited can be found in the Itinerary section below).

Throughout your tour, you¬’ll have plenty of opportunities to take photos, learn about the history of the sites and hear stories of the sacrifices these courageous military heroes made.

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Baltimore Departure Transfer: from Washington DC

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$23.99

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Get to the airport efficiently and effectively - no waiting for cabs or spending a fortune on transfers.

This shared ride door-to-door ground transportation has been operating for over 25 years. Today, it is the premier shared ride provider in the United States. Each day, over 20,000 guests use this door-to-door service - that is almost seven million guests each year.

With a tradition of exceptional guest service, the strategy remains simple: to be the premier shared ride transportation company, by taking care of the guest better than anyone else.

Don't forget to also book your return transfer.

This transfer is from WASHINGTON D.C. downtown hotels to BALTIMORE Airport

Price displayed is based on additional passengers booked. Single passenger rates differ, please refer to the pricing calendar.

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$68.69

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Duration: 1 day

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Take a break from Washington DC sightseeing at Bush Gardens Williamsburg! This European-themed park offers fun for the whole family, from roller coasters to shows to a scenic gondola ride. With European flair, Busch Gardens offers you a day filled with action, adventure and entertainment. Explore European countries and enjoy thrilling rides, including Griffon, a 205-foot (62-meter) dive coaster!

Pack up the family and set off on a Washington DC outing to Busch Gardens Williamsburg, the theme park with a taste of Europe. Travel back in time to charming, 17th-century villages. See the Loch Ness Monster and the Big Bad Wolf. Then throw up your arms and scream as you plunge into the air on one of the park¬’s many roller coasters.

With dozens of thrilling rides and attractions, 10 main stage shows, a wide variety of authentic foods and shops, and a magical children's area, Busch Gardens Williamsburg is your ticket to a world-class adventure for your whole family.

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General admission is seasonal from March to October only.

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Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$47

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Duration: 2 hours

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See Washington DC¬’s major sites in a fun, unique way ¬– aboard an electric cart! As you explore Capitol Hill, see famous monuments and landmarks including the White House, US Capitol Building, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, Smithsonian and more. These eco-friendly, all-electric vehicles let you enjoy the fresh air while admiring great up-close views of DC's major locations and off-the-beaten-path areas. You'll also hop off your cart to explore some areas by foot.

Each electric cart seats four people plus your local guide, ensuring a personalized small-group experience.

Meet at the Smithsonian Metro Stop in the morning to hop aboard your all-electric cart ¬– a unique, fun, relaxing, and eco-friendly way to experience Washington DC. Each electric cart seats four people plus your local guide, and you'll drive in a group of three carts.

Your tour starts at the Smithsonian complex and proceeds through the major monument areas. Marvel at the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument, and visit the World War I Memorial, World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Continue past DC¬’s most famous icon: the White House. Be sure to have your camera ready for this portion of the ride!

In Capitol Hill, DC¬’s largest historic residential neighborhood, visit the Visitor¬’s Center inside the US Capitol Building. You¬’ll also stop by the Supreme Court and Library of Congress buildings.

As your meander through the city, enjoy the fresh air and great up-close views aboard your open-air, eco-friendly cart. Your guide will entertain you with stories and facts about DC¬’s history, as well as point out any festivals, exhibits, demonstrations or special events occurring along the way. Your tour ends back at the Smithsonian complex.

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Gettysburg Day Trip from Washington DC

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$100.23

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Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes

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Journey into the picturesque countryside of Maryland and Pennsylvania on a day trip from Washington DC devoted to the historic battlefield of Gettysburg. You'll gain rich insights into an important part of America's heritage, and learn the story of the largest battle ever fought on US soil.

As you travel to Pennsylvania, relax and listen to as your guide identifies local points of interest.

When you arrive at Gettysburg you'll have time to explore the sights on your own. You'll see the Gettysburg Diorama, one of the largest miniature military dioramas in the country, for a narrated history of the Battle of Gettysburg, accompanied by sound and light effects.

While you tour the site, expert guides can provide essential background to the history of the famous battle.

Other highlights include:

  • The restored home of George Washington Shriver
  • The site where Confederate sharpshooters were killed
  • The site where Civil War bullets and medical equipment were discovered 133 years later

This tour is seasonal and operates from March to November

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In the Footsteps of George Washington: Day Cruise to Mount Vernon

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$49.79

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Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes

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Seeking an activity in Washington DC that offers culture, history, sightseeing and a lot of fun, all in one package? This round-trip cruise from Washington DC to Mount Vernon is an exciting 6.5-hour cruise offering a narrated Potomac River tour and admission to Mount Vernon.

Your Mount Vernon tour boards at 8am in Washington DC. Sit back and relax onboard the cruise vessel's outdoor decks and enjoy the fresh breeze and spectacular views along the Potomac River. While sailing, you'll enjoy a narrated tour of the Potomac River and its famous landmarks.

Arriving at Mount Vernon you'll be fascinated by the sheer beauty of the grounds and come to understand why the beloved home of George and Martha Washington has been declared a National Historic Landmark. You'll get to retrace the footsteps of George Washington by visiting the main mansion, slave quarters, kitchen, stables and greenhouse.

Your Mount Vernon visit will be for three hours so don't forget to stroll the four gardens, hike the Forest Trail, and explore the George Washington Pioneer Farmer site. For your dining pleasure this spectacular estate also hosts a range of restaurants.

This day cruise to Mount Vernon is a sightseeing tour from Washington that should not be missed, so book now for a cultural, historical and fun activity!

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Independent Day Trip to Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria from Washington DC

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$55

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Duration: 4 hours

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Make a half-day pilgrimage to the Mount Vernon, the home of America's founding father, George Washington. Along the way you'll see sights both old and new from the pretty seaport town of Old Town Alexandria to the famous Pentagon in Washington DC.

You will have free time to wander around the area and explore the picturesque farm where Washington and his family lived. Step off the coach and visit: George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens which stretch over 500 open acres (200 hectares) along the scenic Potomac River.

The tour includes views of the quaint seaport town of Old Town Alexandria, Christ Church where Washington worshiped, Fort Washington, the Pentagon and Crystal City.

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International Spy Museum

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$20.99

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At Washington DC¬’s International Spy Museum, enter a world of gadgets, weapons, cameras, vehicles and technologies used for espionage throughout the world. Hear stories of secret missions, examine artifacts and mystery-revealing photos and enjoy a slew of interactive displays, putting you right in the action! Don't miss out on the newest exhibit, 'Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains,' which celebrates fiction's greatest spy, James Bond, during its limited run through 2014.

When you arrive at DC¬’s International Spy Museum, adopt a cover identity and test out your spy skills as you browse artifacts, spy gadgets and mystery-revealing photos; plus, visual and audio presentations will teach you how to keep a cover!

Browse themed rooms, enjoy interactive activities and hear real stories about past spy missions. In the School For Spiesª gallery, trace more than 50 years of spy technology developed by agencies from the OSS to the KGB, some of which is still in use today.

Travel back through the centuries and uncover tales of famous men and women who unexpectedly doubled as undercover agents, such as Josephine Baker and Julia Child!

Through 2014, you can immerse yourself in the museum¬’s latest addition, ¬‘Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains,¬’ commemorating 50 years of James Bond films. On display, see exclusive vehicles, props and costumes on loan from the original production company, many of which are on public display for the first time!


Wind through the maze of interactive exhibits such as ¬‘Spy vs. Spy,¬’ where outside visitors can lay traps to thwart the ¬‘spies¬’ within. Decode the riddles, test your bravery in a shark tank, or hold on for dear life at the ¬‘Hangtime¬’ display. You¬’ll also hear recounts of real spies that have had their share of real-life 'Bond moments'!

It's not all about Bond, though -- you can also learn about the hero's enemies. Get an in-depth historical context of Bond's adversaries and learn how they have changed over the years to reflect the times. Watch classic film clips, listen to interviews, and browse psychological profiles of the villains for a look at the famous series from a different angle.

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Lincoln Assassination Walking Tour in Washington DC

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$20

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Duration: 2 hours

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Get intriguing insider details about Lincoln¬’s mysterious assassination on this walking tour in Washington DC. Led by an expert Civil War historian, you¬’ll journey back in time through the streets and witness the murderous plot unfold. Starting at Lafayette Square, see main Lincoln-related sites like the White House, the National Theatre and Ford's Theatre, where he was shot by John Wilkes Booth. Your guide will teach you all about the conspiracy and characters behind the president¬’s shocking and tragic demise.

In the evening, meet at Lafayette Square in front of the White House, where Lincoln lived during his presidency from 1861 until his death, and follow your expert Civil War historian guide through the streets of Washington DC to trace the mysterious story of Lincoln¬’s assassination.

You¬’ll discover lesser-known facts and details about the conspiracy behind Lincoln¬’s shocking death as you pass sites like the Treasury Building, the Andrew Jackson Statue, the famous Willard Hotel and the National Theatre.

When you reach Ford's Theatre, where Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth in 1865, learn how he later passed away in the Petersen House across the street, setting off one of the largest man hunts in history and followed by a highly publicized trial of conspirators.

You¬’ll leave this tour fascinated and intrigued by this enigmatic drama that changed the history of the nation forever.

For a full list of sites seen on this tour, see the Itinerary section below.

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Madame Tussauds Washington DC

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$20.49

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Madame Tussauds gives you an interactive, full-sensory experience where you can touch, see and hear historical events and celebrities in a way unlike ever before in Washington DC.

Visit the Spirit of Washington, DC and travel through history from the Founding Fathers to modern day politics with hands-on exhibits featuring George Washington's inauguration, Abraham Lincoln's assassination and the Watergate scandal. Hang out with President Theodore Roosevelt and don't miss the newest addition to the Oval Office - President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle!

Have you ever wondered how Madame Tussauds makes the wax figures look so real? Go 'Behind the Scenes' and learn some of the trade secrets. Check your own hand-eye coordination in the Feel Like a Sculptor interactive test and compare your hands, feet and eyes to lifelike replicas of celebrities and world leaders. Come visit and experience the art behind Madame Tussauds incredible wax figures.

If you want a break from politics, world history and want to check-in with Hollywood's A-listers, walk through the Glamor section. Step into a chic nightclub setting and mingle with Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts and many more at a high profile celebrity party. Take photos with Will Smith, dance with Jennifer Lopez or sing with Beyonce.

You traveled through history, went behind the scenes to learn some of the trade secrets and attended a high profile celebrity party, you are finally ready to get physical with your favorite sports stars. Be coached by Evander Holyfield as you box the reactive light beams. Test your short game by helping Tiger Woods line up his next putt for birdie. Stop by America's 'sweetheart', Katie Couric for an exclusive interview while friends and family watch on a nearby TV monitor.

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Monticello and Thomas Jefferson Country Day Trip from Washington DC

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$95

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Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes

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Travel to Charlottesville, Virginia and view the panoramic scenery en route to the University of Virginia, one of Thomas Jefferson's architectural design masterpieces. You will continue up the mountainside to Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson - President, inventor, surveyor, musician and artist.

There is no better way to experience centuries of American history than this fascinating tour! Your journey will explore famous homes, battlefields, and architectural masterpieces of the Civil War era, including ascension up the mountainside to Monticello.

This tour is seasonal and operates from March to November

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Monuments and Memorials Full Day Photo Safari

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$89

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Confused by all the dials and menus of your camera? Would you like to get away from "auto" and learn to use all the features of your camera when you travel? This Washington DC photography workshop provides tips on architectural and travel photography, outdoor portraiture, and interior photography without flash by professional photographer E. David Luria., while taking you to the most popular monuments and historic buildings in Washington DC.

Morning Photographic Sights

  • The White House
  • Lafayette Park
  • The Albert Einstein Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Vietnam Memorial
  • Union Station
Afternoon Photographic Sights
In the afternoon, you will drive to colorful and architecturally diverse Adams-Morgan neighborhood, then to the magnificent Washington National Cathedral (one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture anywhere in the USA). Here, you will learn how to photograph stained glass windows and church interiors and exteriors. Finally, you will end up at the Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial across the Potomac in Arlington VA, with its extraordinary postcard view of the monuments in Washington DC. Your tour ends with a real "piece de resistance", photographing the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the Capitol all aligned neatly in your viewfinder and shining in the afternoon sun.

This tour has a special appeal to people who love to take pictures but are hesitant to go out on their own and prefer the safety of a small (7-8 persons) group under the guidance of a professional photographer.

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Mt Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Day Trip from Washington DC

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$79

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Duration: 5 hours

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Learn about the life of George Washington, first president of the United States, on this guided tour of Mount Vernon, Washington¬’s home of more than 40 years. On your visit to this famous historical site, the guide takes you through the mansion, gardens, farms and other buildings that show what colonial life was like on the grand estate. The tour includes a guided bus trip through Old Town Alexandria to see several key historical attractions including places that George Washington visited in his day.

Travel approximately 30 minutes to Mount Vernon, the home and estate of George Washington, one of the founding fathers of the United States and the nation¬’s first president.

On the 500-plus acres of the estate, explore the three-story mansion, extensive gardens and many original sites including a working blacksmith shop and the Pioneer Farm, a demonstration farm with an innovative 16-sided treading barn designed by Washington for threshing grain.

The mansion has been restored to how it would have looked when Washington died in 1799. Some of the most notable items in the mansion include the key to the Bastille, presented to Washington by the Marquis de Lafayette, and a swivel chair Washington used during his presidency.

Also on the grounds are Washington¬’s tomb, where George Washington and his family members are buried, a reconstructed slave cabin and a memorial to the slaves who worked at Mount Vernon. Your knowledgeable guide takes you through these sites while sharing the history of George Washington's home on the Potomac River.

After seeing the highlights of Mount Vernon and having lunch (own expense) at the historical Inn Restaurant or the food court, your tour continues to Old Town Alexandria. While riding a comfortable bus, see George Washington¬’s old haunts including Gadsby's Tavern, Ramsay House and Lee-Fendall House. You also will see the town¬’s major attractions including Old Presbyterian Meeting House, Christ Church, Spite House, Robert E Lee's House and the Torpedo Factory.

When your fascinating day exploring Mount Vernon and seeing Old Town Alexandria ends, your guide returns you to your hotel.

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Mt Vernon Independent Bike Tour with Optional Potomac River Cruise

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$48

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On this independent bike tour from Old Town Alexandria, enjoy views of the Potomac River as you cycle along the scenic Mt Vernon Trail to historic Mt Vernon Estate, George Washington¬’s famous 18th-century home. Explore the stately mansion, gorgeous gardens and fascinating educational exhibits at your leisure, and hop back on your bike for your return trip or upgrade to relax on a narrated Potomac River cruise back to Alexandria. This is a fun, active and scenic way to experience Mt Vernon!

When you pick up your bike at the bike shop in Old Town Alexandria between 10:30am and 11am, you'll be provided with a map and easy directions on how to get to Mt Vernon. Then, you're ready to ride! Take in views of the Potomac River on your easy 9-mile (14.5-km) ride along the historic Mt Vernon Trail.

When you arrive at beautiful Mt Vernon Estate, George Washington¬’s famous home, lock up your bike outside the grounds and spend time at your leisure exploring this 18th-century National Historic Landmark, which once spanned 8,000 acres (3,237 hectares) and now features 500 preserved acres (202 hectares).

Walk through the restored mansion and admire the stately architecture and lavish d√©cor, and spend time wandering through the lovely gardens. Visit the farm, browse fascinating historical exhibits at the Donald W Reynolds Museum and Education Center, and stop by Washington¬’s tomb, a memorial dedicated to the slaves who lived and worked on the estate.

Have lunch at the food court (own expense) before hopping on your bike and returning 9 miles (14.5 km) along the scenic Mt Vernon Trail, arriving at the bike shop in Old Town Alexandria by 5:45pm.

Upgrade: Potomac River Cruise
After exploring Mt Vernon Estate, head to the Mt Vernon dock at 4pm to board Miss Christin. Sit back and relax as you take a narrated boat cruise along the Potomac River back to Old Town Alexandria. You¬’ll arrive around 5:30pm. This option is ideal for those who'd prefer an easy 9-mile (14.5-km) one-way bike ride instead of the moderate 18-mile (29-km) round-trip ride.

Optional: Extended Bike Rental
Want more time to experience all that Mt Vernon has to offer? You can choose to extend your bike rental to a second consecutive day at no extra charge!

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National Gallery of Art Small-Group Walking Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$64.99

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Duration: 3 hours

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With an art historian as your guide, take a three-hour small-group tour of the West Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. In a group of no more than six people, see some of the gallery¬’s most prized and adored works by artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Jan van Eyck and JMW Turner. Touring this famous DC attraction with an art historian/ expert guide, instead of on your own, will enrich your experience as you not only learn about the well-known masterpieces, but discover hidden gems along the way.

On this small-group art tour limited to six people, see some of the most outstanding works in the history of Western art ¬– works cited repeatedly as the pinnacles of beauty and talent. As you follow your art historian/ expert guide through the National Gallery of Art¬’s West Building in Washington DC, admire everything from 17th-century Dutch and Flemish still lifes and portraits to boxing rings and gritty urban settings created by American realists of the 19th century. The Gallery¬’s West building is home to many famous works of art, such as the only Leonardo da Vinci piece in the Americas - Ginevra de' Benci or Claude Monet's The Artist's Garden at V√©theuil.

Touring the gallery with an art historian/ expert guide provides you with unique perspectives on the art, as well as an understanding about what it takes to create a national collection and how this collection has evolved over 70 years. Learn about the philanthropy of the arts in the early 20th century, and see portraits of the gallery¬’s earliest benefactors. These generous individuals had vision ¬– the vision to bring to the United States a prominent collection comparable to other national collections at the Louvre in Paris and the National Gallery in London. Decide for yourself if that vision was achieved!

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National Museum of Crime and Punishment Admission Ticket

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$20.99

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From medieval knights and greed-driven pirates to today's white collar criminals, the National Museum of Crime and Punishment in Washington DC allows you to discover the cast of characters in America's history of crime. With interactive exhibits along the way, test your Wild West shooting skills, crack a safe and try to hack into a computer!

Built on 25,000 sq. feet, on 3 floors and with over 100 interactive exhibits, the National Museum of Crime and Punishment offers an in-depth study of America's most notorious criminals. From Bonnie and Clyde and old Wild West bank robbers to Al Capone and the Italian mob bosses, this museum has something everyone will enjoy!

Visit prison cells, learn about the instruments of capital punishment and discover the everyday heroes of law enforcement. Experience the exhilaration of high-speed police chase simulators and an FBI shooting range.

Find yourself in the middle of a fully intact crime scene with fresh evidence. Begin your investigation, using such forensic science techniques as fingerprinting, ballistics, and DNA testing to solve the crime. Learn about famous cold cases and crime in the media.

Walk onto the actual television set of America's Most Wanted with host John Walsh and see how community involvement in fighting crime has led to dramatic results, with more than 1,000 fugitives captured. Free child safety initiatives for patrons include a fingerprint station.

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Private Arrival Transfer: Washington Dulles International Airport to Hotel

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$22.22

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Why stress about finding a taxi at the busy Dulles International Airport, when you can book a private car in advance? Ensure a smooth ride from Dulles International Airport (IAD) to downtown Washington DC, Alexandria or Arlington.

Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Choose from a luxury sedan transfer for three people, a sport utility vehicle transfer that carries up to five passengers or arrive in style in a stretch limousine that comfortably fits eight! All vehicles feature stylish and spacious interiors and you will be met and escorted by a professional chauffeur.

Price is per person, based on three passengers per sedan, five per sports utility vehicle or six per limousine.

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Private Arrival Transfer: Washington Reagan Airport to Hotel

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$16.5

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This product rates 3.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: Varies

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Why stress about finding a taxi at the busy Reagan Washington National Airport, when you can book a private car in advance? Ensure a smooth ride from Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to downtown Washington DC, Alexandria, or Arlington.

Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Choose from a luxury sedan transfer for three people, a sport utility vehicle transfer that carries up to five passengers or arrive in style in a stretch limousine that comfortably fits six. All of vehicles feature stylish and spacious interiors and you will be met and escorted by a professional chauffeur.

Price is per person, based on three passengers per sedan, five per sports utility vehicle or six per limousine.

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Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Washington Dulles International Airport

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$22.22

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This product rates 4 out of 5 stars

Duration: Varies

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Why stress waiting for unreliable taxis or shuttle transfers to Dulles International Airport? Ensure peace of mind with a private transfer from your downtown Washington DC, Alexandria, or Arlington accommodation to Dulles International Airport (IAD). Reach the airport relaxed and with plenty of time before your flight!

Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Choose from a luxury sedan transfer for three people, a sport utility vehicle transfer that carries up to five passengers or arrive in style in a stretch limousine that comfortably fits six. All vehicles feature stylish and spacious interiors and you will be met and escorted by a professional chauffeur.

When booking this private departure transfer from the downtown Washington DC, Alexandria, or Arlington hotel to Dulles International Airport, you will need to advise your flight details and your hotel details. Your transfer will be confirmed within 24 hours of booking, and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. It's that easy!

Price is per person, based on three passengers per sedan, five per sports utility vehicle or six per limousine.

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Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Washington Reagan Airport

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$16.66

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This product rates 4.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: Varies

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Why stress waiting for unreliable taxis or shuttle transfers to Reagan Washington National Airport? Ensure peace of mind with a private transfer from your downtown Washington DC, Alexandria, or Arlington accommodation to Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Reach the airport relaxed and in good time for your flight!

Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Choose from a luxury sedan transfer for three people, a sport utility vehicle transfer that carries up to five passengers or arrive in style in a stretch limousine that comfortably fits six. All of vehicles feature stylish and spacious interiors and you will be met and escorted by a professional chauffeur.

When making a booking for this private departure transfer from the downtown Washington DC, Alexandria, or Arlington hotel to Reagan Washington National Airport, you will need to advise your flight details and your hotel details. Your transfer will be confirmed within 24 hours of booking, and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. It's that easy!

Price is per person, based on three passengers per sedan, five per sports utility vehicle or six per limousine.

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Small-Group National Mall Walking Tour in Washington DC

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$70.29

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This product rates 5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 3 hours

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Immerse yourself in America¬’s rich history on this small-group guided tour of the country¬’s ¬‘front yard¬’ ¬– the Washington DC National Mall! Visit dozens of famous buildings, monuments and memorials ¬– like the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and Smithsonian ¬– and learn the significance behind the area from your expert historian guide. Discover how George Washington commissioned architect and civil engineer Pierre L'Enfant to design the new capital city in 1791, and see how his ¬‘master plan¬’ has evolved into an area now encompassing more than 300 acres (121 hectares)!

Visit some of America¬’s most famous monuments and memorials on this small-group guided walking tour of the National Mall in Washington DC. Meet your group and expert guide at the Botanic Gardens, and continue to the Smithsonian Castle and Washington Monument while listening to your guide illustrate the significance of these sites in the development of the DC area.

Walk around the Tidal Basin to the Jefferson Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial, and arrive finally at the deeply moving Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Hear the stories behind these structures and learn how they played a role in the city¬’s revolutionary inception more than 200 years ago. Learn about architect and civil engineer Pierre L'Enfant's city plan for the new US capital, and discover how architect and urban planner Daniel Burnham extended his vision for the Mall into the symbolic urban area we know today.

Some of the sights you'll see include:

  • Smithsonian Institution Building
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • US Capitol Building
  • World War II Memorial
  • Washington Monument

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Viator Exclusive: Cherry Blossom Bike Tour in Washington DC

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$35

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Duration: 2 hours

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Experience the beauty of Washington DC in its spring glory on this 2-hour bike tour created specifically for the famous National Cherry Blossom Festival. Follow your guide past gorgeous cherry trees that surround the Tidal Basin and East Potomac Park, home to famous landmarks including the Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial and Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. You¬’ll learn about the history of this festival and stop for photo opportunities along the way.

Meet your guide at the Old Post Office Pavilion at your selected departure time. Then, hop on your bike and embark on an easy 2-hour bike ride through Washington DC.

Just in time for spring, you¬’ll be treated to views of blooming cherry trees as you explore the Tidal Basin, a reservoir between the Potomac River and the Washington Channel. Along the banks, you¬’ll see the Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the George Mason Memorial. You¬’ll also explore East Potomac Park.

Stop to snap photos of the landmarks and the sea of pink and white blossoms. Your guide will share with you the history of this festival, which commemorates the gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Tokyo Mayor Yukio Ozaki to the city of Washington DC in 1912. This annual celebration honors the lasting friendship between the US and Japan.

Your tour concludes at the Old Post Office Pavilion.

Note: According to the National Park Service¬’s predictions, the peak blooming dates are April 3 - 6. For tours booked before or after the blooming period, you¬’ll still enjoy great views and photo opportunities while learning about the history of the trees and the festival.

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Viator Exclusive: Mt Vernon Trail and Washington DC Cherry Blossom Bike Tour from Alexandria

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$40

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Duration: 3 hours

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This 3-hour moderate bike tour lets you experience the beauty of Washington DC during the famous National Cherry Blossom Festival. From Old Town Alexandria, ride north along the scenic Mt Vernon Trail to DC and enjoy views of the cherry blossoms from the Potomac Tidal Basin and East Potomac Park, home to famous landmarks including the Jefferson Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial. You¬’ll learn about the history of this festival and stop for photo opportunities along the way.

Meet your guide in Old Town Alexandria in Virginia to embark on your moderate 3-hour bike tour. You'll pedal north about 7.5 miles (12 km) along the scenic Mt Vernon Trail to Washington DC.

Just in time for spring, you¬’ll be treated to views of blooming cherry trees as you explore Tidal Basin and East Potomac Park, home to the Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the George Mason Memorial. Stop to snap photos of these famous landmarks and the sea of pink and white cherry blossoms.

Your guide will share with you the history of this festival, which commemorates the gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Tokyo Mayor Yukio Ozaki to the city of Washington DC in 1912. This annual celebration honors the lasting friendship between the US and Japan.

After your time here, your guide will lead you back to Old Town Alexandria.

Note: According to the National Park Service¬’s predictions, the peak blooming dates are April 3 - 6. For tours booked before or after the blooming period, you¬’ll still enjoy great views and photo opportunities while learning about the history of the trees and the festival.

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Washington DC Arrival Transfer: from Dulles Airport

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$24.99

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This product rates 4 out of 5 stars

Duration: Varies

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Get to your hotel efficiently and effectively.There's no need to wait around for cabs or spend a fortune getting to your Washington DC hotel!

Note: Your voucher is valid for travel to WASHINGTON DC HOTELS only, and not to private residences, bus, train stations or another airport.

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Washington DC Brunch Cruise

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$82.33

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This product rates 4.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 2 hours

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Join a cruise around the capital and admire the cities skyline while on board this wonderful 2-hour brunch cruise. Admire unmatched skyline views from a unique vantage point while enjoying a mouth-watering feast and listening to the live jazz trio.

Step Aboard...
Your cruise experience begins as you board the luxury yacht at Gangplank Marina. After a quick stop for a commemorative boarding photo, one of the hosts will greet you and escort you to your private table

Explore and Enjoy...
Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne or tour the ship's three climate controlled dining rooms. A great way to start your afternoon is by watching the boat castoff from one of the observation decks.

Indulge your senses...
Bring your appetite when you return to your private table, the Executive Chef and galley staff present you with an imaginative buffet of appetizers, entrees, salads and desserts that is sure to please any number of taste.

Throughout the cruise our live jazz trio sets the mood...
Enjoy a wide range of jazz from artists such as John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Branford Marsalis.

Take home a memory...
Return, hours later. Relaxed. Refreshed. As you depart, you'll find your boarding photo ready for purchase.

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Washington DC Capital Sites Bike Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$40

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This product rates 5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 3 hours

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The Washington DC Capital Sites Bike Tour is a safe and enjoyable cycling trip of the most popular sights of Washington. Sites you will see include the Lincoln Memorial, White House, Supreme Court and the Capitol. This three-hour Washington DC Capital Sites Bike Tour combines history, interesting facts, and a love for the city with an easy bike ride.

Make the most of your visit to Washington with this comprehensive Capital Sites guided bike tour. Learn the fascinating history behind the city's monuments, museums, and other sites from the seat of a comfort bike.

The Capital Sites Bike Tour visits the most popular sites of the National Mall, including the Lincoln Memorial, White House, Washington Monument, Supreme Court, Union Station, the Capitol, and more. Plus, get the latest information on Smithsonian exhibits, special events, and other local insider tips from your safety-conscious and entertaining guide.

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Washington DC Cherry Blossom Segway Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$85

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Duration: 3 hours

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See Washington DC's colorful cherry blossom trees in full bloom on a 3-hour Segway tour, taking place from mid- March to mid-April. Coinciding with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the 3-hour tour by self-balancing, electric Segway showcases the most impressive displays of foliage as well as several top Washington DC attractions. Glide around Tidal Basin; see the National Mall, Washington Monument and more; and learn about the history of the popular springtime festival.

Numbers are limited to eight on this small-group Segway tour, ensuring personalized attention from a guide.

Meet your guide in Foggy Bottom, and start with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled, electric, self-balancing Segway. Once you feel safe and at ease, follow your guide through the city¬’s leafy streets while hearing about the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

A long-standing city tradition, the festival is held in March each year to celebrate the occasion when Japanese cherry trees were gifted to the city from Japan. Symbolizing the friendship between the two nations as well as the start of spring, the festival showcases some 3,000 blossoms spread around the city.

Glide around the edge of Tidal Basin, stopping to admire the pretty pink blossoms against the reservoir, and head past the National Mall and Washington Monument, the obelisk that commemorates the first American president. Weave through the crowds to see more of the city¬’s poignant monuments such as the Martin Luther King Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial, and stop for photos against a backdrop of leafy pink trees.

After three hours of scouting out the city¬’s most impressive cherry blossom trees, return to the start point where your tour finishes.

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Washington DC Day Bike Rental

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$38

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This product rates 4 out of 5 stars

Duration: Flexible

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Explore Washington DC on wheels, with your own itinerary and schedule. Take your full day rental bike to Smithsonian Museum, cycle along the Potomac River, or head to one of the area's extensive bike trails.

There is no better way to get around Washington DC, see new things, and stay healthy and active. Your bike rental includes the use of a helmet, bike tube, pump, lock, city map, and handlebar bag. Rentals of comfort hybrid bikes, tandems, child tag-alongs, trailers, and strollers are available.

Special Offer - Book a one day bike rental and receive a FREE second day bike rental worth USD $35 redeemable on your second consecutive day! - Book Now!

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Washington DC Departure Transfer: to Dulles Airport

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$24.99

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This product rates 4 out of 5 stars

Duration: Varies

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Your voucher is valid for travel from WASHINGTON DC HOTELS only, and not to private residences, bus, train stations or a different airport.

Get to the airport efficiently and effectively - no waiting for cabs or spending a fortune on transfers. SuperShuttle is here to serve you!

In 1983, SuperShuttle pioneered the shared ride door-to-door ground transportation concept with the opening of it's Los Angeles, California operation. Today, SuperShuttle is the premier shared ride provider in the United States. Each day SuperShuttle provides door-to-door service for over 20,000 guests, that is almost seven million guests each year.

From the beginning, SuperShuttle was established with a tradition of exceptional guest service. The strategy was simple: to be the premier shared ride transportation company, by taking care of the guest better than anyone else.

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Washington DC Dinner Cruise

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$130.21

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This product rates 4.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 3 hours

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Come aboard Washington's premier dining ship! This 3-hour dinner cruise takes you along the Potomac River for panoramic views of the nation's greatest monuments as you dine on a freshly prepared 3-course dinner.

The boat's unique design allows you to travel beneath the historic bridges spanning the Potomac River, while the glass-atrium dining rooms offer spectacular views.

Dressed in your most festive attire, arrive early and enjoy a cocktail. You'll discover the ship's unique elegance is merely a taste of the experience to come. The Captain and crew will greet you as you step aboard, and the ship's photographer will record the moment for your party. Once on deck, your hostess will greet you and escort you to your private table, where your wait staff will introduce themselves and give you the opportunity to decide how you'd like them to pace your service.

The boat has three climate-controlled dining rooms, an open-air deck to explore and a distinctive atmosphere that's reminiscent of the European canal ships. Be sure to visit the Captain's bridge, open to all passengers throughout most of the cruise.

The menu of creative seasonal starters, entrees and desserts is freshly prepared onboard daily, perfectly complemented by an excellent wine list. With soft piano music, spacious dance floors and live music provided by a five-piece band, the entertainment doesn't end until well after the ship returns to the marina. Dance to everything from classic jazz to contemporary favorites.

As you depart, feeling relaxed and refreshed, you'll find your boarding photo ready for purchase.

Please see below for sample dinner menu.

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Washington DC Duck Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$39

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This product rates 4.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 90 minutes

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See Washington DC from the land and water on a unique duck tour! Traveling in an original WWII amphibious vehicle, this 90-minute tour takes you to the famous monuments of Washington DC before splashing down into the Potomac River for the most unusual ride of your vacation!

From Union Station you'll waddle down to the Mall, where you'll see the awe-inspiring monuments and fabulous Smithsonian Museums. Then at the Potomac River, splash down for a different look at the nation's capital. From the land to the water, you'll travel in the same vehicle!

Along the way, your wise-quacking captain will entertain you with anecdotes and well-researched historical facts.

Ducks depart hourly from Union Station.

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Washington DC Express Sightseeing Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$48.99

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This product rates 4 out of 5 stars

Duration: 2 hours

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If you only have a short time in Washington DC, then this 2-hour sightseeing tour is for you. Traveling by van or minibus, see all of DC¬’s major landmarks including the White House, the US Capitol Building, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II Memorial and much more. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included, and your guide will provide illuminating commentary about all the sights you see.

At your chosen time, you¬’ll be picked up from your hotel or your preferred pickup location. Your guide will then take you on a comfortable 2-hour tour of Washington DC by 15-person van or 25-person minibus with large windows, depending on the size of the group.

See DC¬’s most iconic landmarks including the US Capitol Building, the White House, the Library of Congress, the Washington Monument and the Supreme Court.

You¬’ll also catch views of famous memorials including the Lincoln Memorial, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, the Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) and the Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial.

Opt for a late evening tour of the city and admire the glowing lights of the monuments and memorials.

Throughout your ride, your expert guide will offer interesting and informative commentary about the sights you see, including their historical significance, and will answer any questions you have. Your tour ends with drop-off at your downtown Washington DC hotel or your preferred location.

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Washington DC Fall Foliage Day Cruise

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$26

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Duration: 60 minutes

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Washington DC in the fall is a sight to be seen. This relaxing fall foliage cruise takes you along the Potomac River past DC¬’s most famous monuments, parks and landmarks, all showcasing autumn¬’s gorgeous colors. Snap photos of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial and more, and cruise up the Potomac Gorge to see wildlife among the wilderness. Your double-decker boat offers panoramic windows, a heated lower cabin and open-top upper deck affording fabulous panoramas. Enjoy a complimentary cup of tea as you admire the sights; evening cruises include a full bar!

Meet in the Georgetown district of Washington DC at your selected time to board your fall foliage cruise of DC. Your captain will take you south along the Potomac River to the city¬’s most famous and iconic monuments, landmarks and parks.

Enjoy awesome views of sights including the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial, National Mall and John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, all surrounded by lovely trees and lawns showcasing fall¬’s vibrant, ever-changing colors. If you think these DC attractions are beautiful on their own, just wait until you see them enhanced by autumn¬’s stunning color palate.

You¬’ll also cruise up the protected Potomac Gorge, which is home to countless species of trees and wildlife, have your camera ready to capture the beautiful wilderness surrounding you.

Your double-decker cruise boat offers a heated lower cabin with panoramic windows, and an open-top upper deck affording unobstructed panoramas. Warm up with a complimentary cup of pumpkin-spiced tea or apple cider tea while taking in the views. The 5:15pm and 6:30pm happy hour cruises include a full bar, so you can enjoy more drinks of your choice if you wish (drinks at own expense).

Please note: This tour is seasonal and only operates on Saturdays from October 19 to November 30 (including Thanksgiving weekend).

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Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$45.99

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This product rates 4.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: Varies

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Explore Washington DC at your own pace on an extensive hop-on hop-off itinerary through the heart of the nation's capital. The buses are open top which allows you to enjoy full 360-degree panoramic views as you travel along your route. Whether you are a first time visitor or a repeat visitor there are many things to discover on this informative tour, including the White House, Washington Monument, Smithsonian, and many more.

The buses are equipped with a state-of-the-art technology. Guided commentary is provided throughout the tour. Enjoy the views from the open top double-decker observation level or the comfort of the climate-controlled lower level cabin. Either way, this tour allows you to enjoy Washington DC at your own pace and explore your areas of interest such as the White House, Washington Monument, and the Smithsonian. Choose from a 24-hour or 48-hour ticket to ride on an open-top, double-decker bus, with commentary from your on board guide.

The double-decker bus departs Union Station every 30-minutes giving you plenty of opportunities to explore each stop in detail. The buses on the Red Loop, encompassing the city's most popular sites, run every 20 to 30-minutes.

Have the freedom to explore every corner of Washington DC on the four routes around the city. Ride along the Red Loop, the official tour of the National Mall visiting the city's iconic landmarks; cross the Potomac on the Blue Loop and visit Arlington Cemetery and the Pentagon; on the Yellow Loop, discover historic Georgetown and a variety of museums; or hop aboard a traditional trolley to the National Cathedral on the Green Loop

For a list of stops see Itinerary below:

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Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$39

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This product rates 4.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 1 day

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Discover Washington DC at your leisure with a one-day ticket on the Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour. Create your own itinerary to see the most popular sights of Washington DC at your own pace. Upgrade to the 2-day pass!

The Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour is the easiest way to get around town. You can hop on and off at any of the 20 stops as often as you like. Trolleys depart every 30 minutes.

There are three trolley routes:

National Mall and Downtown - Orange Loop
The orange line traverses the National Mall with stops at all the Smithsonian Museum buildings, as well as the national monuments and memorials: Lincoln, FDR, Washington, Jefferson, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, United States Capitol and Supreme Court buildings.

National Cathedral, Uptown and Georgetown - Green Loop
The green line travels uptown to visit the National Zoo and Washington National Cathedral. It then takes you through "Embassy Row" on its way to historic Georgetown, Washington's oldest neighborhood and a mecca for shopping and dining. Finally, the green line stops at the White House and White House Visitor Center.

Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle - Red Loop (10 - 15 minute ride)
The Arlington Cemetery line shuttles between the Lincoln Memorial and Arlington Cemetery.
* The last return shuttle from Arlington National Cemetery is at 4:30pm.

Click "View Additional Info" to see a map of the trolley route.

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Washington DC in a Day Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$31.5

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This product rates 4 out of 5 stars

Duration: 8 hours

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You'll see so much of Washington DC on this DC in a Day Tour! Pay your respects to fallen heroes at the World War II Memorial and see some of DC's famous landmarks. From history to science, this Washington DC tour has it all!

Explore all of DC on this one day guided tour! Visit the Capitol Building, one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. Don't forget your camera for a photo stop at the White House (south lawn) - you might even see the President! Also, you'll visit the White House Visitor Center, which houses the same decor and information about past and present Presidents.

Head to the new World War II Memorial to see the tribute to this country. See this beautiful structure and the wonderful water works that make this memorial one to remember. Spend time visiting the world famous Smithsonian Museums. You won't want to miss the Air and Space Museum or the newly renovated American History Museum.

Also, you'll see the FBI Building, Federal Triangle, Ellipse, Tidal Basin, National Archives, Washington Monument, House and Senate Office Building, U.S. Botanical Gardens, National Gallery of Art, U.S. Navy Memorial and Grant Memorial.


Site that you will step off and visit:

  • Capitol Building
  • White House Visitor Center
  • Smithsonian Museums
  • Air and Space Museum
  • American History Museum
  • World War II Memorial

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Washington DC Monuments Bike Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$40

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This product rates 5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 3 hours

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Every seat is a window seat on a guided bike tour! Experience Washington's monuments up close and personal with this easy three-hour tour, the best way to see Washington, with plenty of time to walk around and explore the memorials on your own during the tour.

Take an easy three-hour ride around Washington DC specifically focusing on it's famous monuments including the Washington Monument, Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials. Your guide will share history and interesting anecdotes about each memorial.

Special Offer - Book a Washington DC Monuments Bike Tour and receive a FREE second day bike rental worth USD $35 redeemable on your second consecutive day! - Book Now!

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Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Cruise

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$23

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Duration: 60 minutes

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See Washington DC like never before on a mesmerizing nighttime cruise along the Potomac River. Admire DC¬’s most famous monuments and landmarks including the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial and Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, all beautifully illuminated against the night sky. Your modern boat offers a full bar and atmospheric music, along with a climate-controlled indoor cabin and outdoor viewing deck. This is the most scenic way to view the capital's impressive skyline -- the reflections off the water are an unforgettable sight for tourists and locals alike!

Meet in the Georgetown district of Washington DC at your selected time to board your sightseeing cruise of DC¬’s most famous and iconic monuments and landmarks.

Cruising south along the Potomac River, enjoy amazing views of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial, National Mall, John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and more, all gorgeously illuminated against the moonlit sky. If you think these DC attractions are beautiful during the day, just wait until you see them at night! The reflections off the water are an unforgettable sight.

Lounge in the climate-controlled indoor cabin or admire the DC skyline from the outdoor viewing deck. Your modern cruise boat has panoramic windows for optimal viewing, with soothing moonlight music to enhance your sightseeing experience. There¬’s also a full bar on board, so you can enjoy drinks as you soak up the views (own expense).

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Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Night Tour by Trolley

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$39

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This product rates 4.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

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You haven't seen Washington DC until you've seen it at night! On this narrated evening tour, you'll enjoy the sights and sounds of Washington DC, and see first-hand how Washington turns into a different city when the sun goes down!

Onboard your trolley, you'll see 100 of Washington DC's most popular monuments and points of interest, including the Capitol Building, the White House, the Jefferson Memorial and the Washington Monument.

The trolley also makes night-time stops at the FDR Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Veteran's Memorial and the Iwo Jima Memorial, allowing you to see these impressive monuments floodlit by night.

While you tour, your guide provides entertaining anecdotes and historical information about the sights, along with a sprinkling of bewitching ghost stories about the spirits who haunt the nation's capital.

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Washington DC National Mall and Museums Pedicab Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$98

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This product rates na out of 5 stars

Duration: 40 minutes

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Hop in a pedicab and let your informative guide do the work as you explore Washington DC's must-see sights. At the National Mall, see the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and the United States Capitol, and check out some interesting historical and cultural attractions including the Smithsonian¬’s National Air and Space Museum, the National Archives Building, Chinatown and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Learn about the sights from your guide and play some trivia games for a chance to win a prize!

At your selected departure time, meet your guide at Harry¬’s Saloon near the Federal Triangle Metro Station. Hop aboard a pedicab with your small group and sit back, relax and enjoy the views as your guide takes you through Washington DC on a 40-minute sightseeing tour.

First, check out the Old Post Office Pavilion, the National Archives Building and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Then continue to the National Mall, one of DC¬’s most famous sites. Here you¬’ll get up-close views of the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and the United States Capitol Building. Hop out at the Capitol to take some photos and stroll by the reflecting pool.

Next up is bustling Chinatown, followed by a ride past the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, which houses the biggest collection of historic aircrafts and spacecrafts in the world.

Throughout your ride, your friendly, knowledgeable guide will offer detailed commentary about the sights you see. Be sure to pay attention, as you¬’ll be asked some trivia questions for a chance to win a lovely souvenir! Your tour concludes at the merry-go-round in front of the Smithsonian Castle Information Center.

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Washington DC Neighborhoods Tour by Electric Cart

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$67

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Duration: 2 hours

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If you¬’ve already seen Washington DC¬’s major sites, take this tour to explore off the beaten path. Visit local spots that first-time visitors normally don¬’t see, including Eastern Market, the Waterfront areas, and the Navy Yard. You¬’ll travel aboard a unique, all-electric eCruiser vehicle, letting you cover more ground in a fraction of the time. You¬’ll also take some brief walks and learn some local history from your guide.

Each electric cart seats five people. This small-group tour is limited to 12 people, ensuring a more personalized experience.

Departing from the Easter Market Metro at 1pm, hop aboard your special battery-operated electric cart and begin your off-the-beaten-path tour of Washington DC. This unique mode of transport lets you sit back and relax as you whiz through areas and neighborhoods that first-time visitors usually don¬’t see. Each electric cart seats five people, so you'll enjoy a small-group experience.

Your guide will take you to local hotspots along the Waterfront areas, across the Congressional Cemetery, and along Eastern Market, all while telling stories and sharing local history to give you a glimpse into local life.

You'll also catch views of the resting grounds of J Edgar Hoover, historic Washington Navy Yard, and sample food at one of the oldest fresh food public markets, before returning to the original departure point to conclude your tour.

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Washington DC Power Pass™

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$74.99

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This product rates 3.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 1, 2, 3 or 5 days

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See more, save more with the Washington DC Power Pass! For one low price, you will receive free entry to all of the most exciting attractions and tours in town - with a combined value of over US$500 in admission fees.

Your Washington DC Power Pass also includes a colorful guide with maps, travel instructions, attraction descriptions and operating hours.

Washington DC Power Pass includes free admission to (subject to change):

  • The International Spy Museum - now featuring "Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains"
  • National Building Museum
  • Crime Museum in Washington, DC.
  • Madame Tussauds
  • The Newseum
  • Open Top Sightseeing Hop on Hop off - Yellow Route
  • Bike and Roll Bike Rental*
  • Woodrow Wilson House
  • Potomac River Boat*
  • Tudor Place
  • AudioSteps MP3 Audio Tours
  • Washington DC TV and Movie Sites Bus Tour*
  • Shop and Play at Tysons Corner Center
  • Dulles Golf Center
  • Discovery Creek Children's Museum, The Stables at Glen Echo Park
  • The Phillips Collection
  • Guided Washington DC Walking Tours
  • The Kreeger Museum
  • Marian Koshland Science Museum
  • The Textile Museum
  • The Corcoran Gallery of Art
  • Allsports Grand Prix Go Kart Racing

How it works
You can purchase a Washington DC Power Pass for one, two, three or five days, valid on consecutive days only. Present your Washington DC Power Pass at the ticket window of each attraction or tour. Each participating location can be visited once per day, and your pass will be activated at the first participating location visited.

* These items are seasonal and may not be available year-round.

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Washington DC Scenic Lunch Cruise

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$57.07

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This product rates 4.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 2 hours

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Experience the nation's capital on a scenic lunch cruise! On this Washington DC cruise, not only will you indulge in an all-you-can-eat buffet, but there will also be live entertainment! Enjoy a colorful cast of performers, including a DJ to play your favorite songs and lively narration of the endless stream of city sites you pass, including the Washington Monument, the Potomac River and the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.

Step aboard the sleek cruise ship and get ready to be pampered and entertained on a 2-hour cruise along Washington DC¬’s Potomac River. Take in spectacular views of the city's downtown and enjoy a grand buffet with drinks served by the attentive wait staff. It's a great way enjoy all the highlights of Washington DC as you dine and dance the afternoon away!

Some highlights you will see along the way include the 555-foot (169-meter) Washington Monument, the world¬’s tallest free-standing stone sculpture. Pass by the Reagan National Airport, one of the busiest airports in the US with an average of one flight every 30 seconds during peak periods!

You'll also cruise by Alexandria, Virginia. Alexandria was first established in the 1600s by tobacco merchants from Scotland and England. Additionally, you¬’ll see the Torpedo Factory, pass by Admiral's Row, cruise under the famous Woodrow Wilson Bridge, view the US Naval Research Lab and more!

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Washington DC Segway Night Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$75

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This product rates 5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 3 hours

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A fabulous way to see Washington D.C. at night! Highlights include: The White House, US Capitol Building, National Air and Space Museum, Washington Monument, U.S. Navy Memorial and more! Simply the coolest way to see this historical city.

The Washington D.C. Segway Night Tour is the only way to see DC at sunset and at night. Be part of it and not stuck behind bus windows listening to boring commentary. Instead ride a Segway and you'll see DC as it was meant to be enjoyed!

Your tour begins with a 30-minute training session to learn the basics of maneuvering the Segway scooter. Once under way, visit Washington D.C. highlights, including: the U.S. Capitol Building, the White House, the National Museum of Natural History, Ford's Theater, the National Air and Space Museum, the Washington Monument, and many more!

Your tour guide also takes you past the National Gallery of Art, the National Museum of American History, and the U.S. Navy Memorial. Throughout the tour, the guide provides both the history and stories surrounding the sites and makes sure plenty of photo opportunities are available.

All tours are limited in size with 1 guide so you can count on a great, intimate experience. Discover what it's like to be a celebrity as everyone turns to watch you glide by!

All riders must be at least 16 years of age to participate.

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Washington DC Segway Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$75

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This product rates 5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 3 hours

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As you cruise through the Nation's Capital, past the monuments, White House and American icons, you will receive a great orientation, informative historical and current-day information, heaps of unique and fascinating stories, fantastic photo ops and superb personal service from your guide. The Segway is the first of its kind - It's new, it's cool and a ton of fun!

Your tour begins with a 30-minute training session to learn the basics of maneuvering the Segway scooter. Once under way, visit Washington D.C. highlights, including: the U.S. Capitol Building, the White House, the National Museum of Natural History, Ford's Theater, the National Air and Space Museum, the Washington Monument, and many more!

Your tour guide also takes you past the White House, United States Capitol, Washington Monument, Smithsonian Castle, Lincoln Memorial, Pennsylvania Avenue, National Galleries of Art, Vietnam Memorial, WWII Memorial, Korean Memorial, Old Executive Office Building and The National Mall. Throughout the tour, the guide provides both the history and stories surrounding the sites and makes sure plenty of photo opportunities are available.

All tours are limited in size with 1 guide so you can count on a great, intimate experience. Discover what it's like to be a celebrity as everyone turns to watch you glide by!

All riders must be at least 16 years of age to participate.

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Washington DC Sites at Night Bike Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$45

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This product rates 4.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 3 hours

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See the famous sights of Washington by night including the Vietnam War Memorial, Jefferson, Lincoln and WWII memorials. There is no better way to spend an evening in Washington than on the Washington DC Sites at Night Bike Tour. Experience Washington on two wheels when the monuments are less crowded, the air is cooler, and the views are magnificent.

This three hour tour is an efficient yet leisurely way to explore the monuments and memorials around the National Mall and Potomac Tidal Basin. You will be equipped with reflective vests, safety lights and a helmet. Bottled water and snacks will be provided. The Washington Bike Tour covers a distance of 4 miles, is graded easy and is perfect for the whole family. Departure times vary with the season, and are approximately one hour before dusk.

Monuments and Memorials you will see on this Washington DC Sites at Night Bike Tour:

  • Washington Monument
  • WWII Memorial
  • Korean War Memorial
  • Vietnam War Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • FDR Memorial
  • Jefferson Memorial

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Washington DC Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$101.27

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This product rates 3.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 3 hours

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Experience the Potomac River on a sunset dinner, dancing and sightseeing cruise, where you'll see Washington DC¬’s famous skyline from a luxury boat. As your journey down the river, you'll enjoy a delicious, all-you-can-eat buffet, a cabaret-style revue and a DJ spinning your favorite songs.

Board this sleek, five-deck, luxury cruise ship and cruise for a fun night of dinner, dancing and sightseeing in Washington DC. As you journey down the waters of the Potomac River, you¬’ll be treated to Washington DC's magnificent sunset views.

Enjoy the all-you-can-eat, fine-dining buffet in an elegant dining room while being entertained by a cabaret performance captivates of song, dance and comedy.

After dinner, feel free to wander the ship¬’s decks and take a romantic stroll to enjoy more of the twinkling DC skyline. Or hit the dance floor as the DJ spins your favorite songs. Along the way, you¬’ll pass by Washington DC's popular attractions like the Washington Monument, the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, the Admiral¬’s Row colonial town homes and more.

Bring your camera ¬– the views on this Washington DC sunset cruise are not to be missed.

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Washington DC Super Saver: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley and Monuments by Moonlight Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$70.2

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Duration: 1 day

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Explore Washington DC at your leisure on a hop-on hop-off trolley and see the city's landmarks illuminated on a guided night tour with this super saver combo. Hop on and off as often as you like at any of 20 trolley stops at landmarks including the White House, US Capitol, Lincoln Memorial and Jefferson Memorial. Then at night, take a guided trolley tour to see the same monuments lit up and hear fascinating anecdotes and ghost stories. You'll save 10% by purchasing these two tours together in this way.

Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
Board your trolley at any of its 20 stops throughout Washington DC and use your included guidebook to help plan your day. Travel three different routes and listen to onboard commentary on the sights you pass, hopping on and off as often as you like. Since the trolleys run every half hour from morning to evening, they're a convenient way to get around the city and cover all the must-do sights!

There are three different trolley routes (see Itinerary for a complete list of stops):

National Mall and Downtown (Orange Loop)‚€® The orange line travels along the National Mall with stops at all the Smithsonian Museum buildings, as well as the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, United States Capitol and Supreme Court buildings.‚€®‚€®

National Cathedral, Uptown and Georgetown (Green Loop‚€®) The green line goes uptown to the National Zoo and National Cathedral. It then takes you through Embassy Row on its way to historic Georgetown, Washington's oldest neighborhood that is a hot spot for shopping and dining. Finally, the green line goes to the White House and White House Visitor Center.

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Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle (Red Loop; 10-15 minutes) The Arlington Cemetery line shuttles between the Lincoln Memorial and Arlington Cemetery.‚€® The last return shuttle from Arlington National Cemetery is at 4:30pm.

Guided Night Trolley Tour
After a day of touring the city on your own, meet your guide at 7:30pm at Union Station and board your trolley to begin your 2.5-hour narrated night tour of more than 100 attractions. Be dazzled by the sight of floodlit landmarks including the White House, Washington Monument, FDR Memorial, Korean War Veteran's Memorial and Iwo Jima.

As you travel the streets of the US capital, your guide will share historical facts, engaging anecdotes and spooky ghost stories. By the time you return to Union Station, you'll have seen many of the city's can't-miss sights with this money-saving combo that's the perfect balance between free time and guided sightseeing.

Please note: If certain attractions are closed, your guide will recommend alternative routes.

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Washington DC Supersaver: Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery Tour

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$65

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This product rates 4.5 out of 5 stars

Duration: 8 hours

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Take a full-day tour from Washington DC to Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery, two of Virginia¬’s most popular attractions! On this great-value day trip, you'll tour Mount Vernon, George Washington¬’s home; visit Old Town Alexandria, where Robert E. Lee grew up; and explore Arlington National Cemetery, where you¬’ll see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Enjoy a full day in Virginia, visiting two of the greatest attractions in the state. On this day trip from Washington DC, you¬’ll go back in time at Mount Vernon and see the most famous cemetery in the country.

Spend your morning at Mount Vernon ¬– George Washington¬’s plantation home. During your visit you can tour the Mansion, as well a dozen other original structures, see Washington¬’s Tomb, and walk through the beautiful gardens and restored landscapes. While at Mount Vernon you will have time to eat lunch (not included).

Next, visit Old Town Alexandria, the oldest section of Alexandria and its chief historical district. In Virginia you¬’ll see Christ Church, where famous figures from America¬’s past like George Washington and Robert E. Lee attended services. You¬’ll also admire the beautiful 17th- and 18th-century homes that line the quaint streets.

Your next stop is at Arlington National Cemetery, where you¬’ll board the cemetery¬’s tram that will take you to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. You¬’ll also see the unforgettable Changing of the Guard ceremony and the eternal flame that lights up the gravesite of John F. Kennedy.

After visiting the cemetery you¬’ll stop for photo opportunities at Iwo Jima Memorial, the Pentagon Memorial and the Air Force Memorial. When you return to DC, drive by some of the city¬’s famous sights, including Fort Washington, the US Capitol, the National Japanese American Memorial, the statue of Robert Taft, the Mellon Fountain, the East and West wings of the National Gallery of Art, the National Archives, the Jefferson Memorial and the Potomac River.

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Washington DC Wine-Tasting Tour by Pedicab

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$109

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This product rates na out of 5 stars

Duration: 60 minutes

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This unique tour by pedicab lets you taste Washington DC¬’s finest wines, Champagne or liquors while seeing some of the city¬’s most famous historic and cultural attractions. Sip a variety of top-notch, international wines or liquors at Central Wines, a classy wine, beer and spirits shop in the lively Penn Quarter District, and sit back and enjoy the ride as your guide takes you past sights like Ford Theatre, the Friendship Arch and the National Portrait Gallery, and through Chinatown, the Federal Triangle and more. Enjoy your tastings at the venue first or take them on the go while cruising through the city!

Meet at Central Liquors, a fine wine, beer and spirits venue located just in the vibrant Penn Quarter District of Washington DC. Here, whet your palate by sampling an assortment of their promotional wines or liquors. Depending on the day, you may try wines from Spain and Argentina ¬– three whites and three reds ¬– or sample the specially selected liquors of the day.

After about 15 minutes here, hop aboard a pedicab and let your guide take you on a 40-minute tour of Washington DC. Sit back, relax and enjoy unobstructed views of DC as you journey effortlessly through the city streets. Pass under the Friendship Arch, see the Verizon Center, visit Chinatown and cruise through the Federal Triangle.

Delve into the history of Abraham Lincoln¬’s infamous assassination as you pass the Old Mary Surrat House, where conspirators stayed during the planning of his murder. See Ford Theatre, where Lincoln was shot, and the Peterson House where he died. Then pass through the alley that John Wilkes Booth escaped through on horseback.

You¬’ll also see the National Portrait Gallery, a historic art museum that¬’s part of the Smithsonian Institution. Other cultural attractions include the International Spy Museum and the world-famous Madam Tussauds wax museum. At the end of your tour, your guide will drop you off at the metro station of your choice so you can continue exploring on your own.

Tasting On the Go
This popular option lets you take your wine tastings on the go! Instead of doing your tastings at the Central Liquors venue, you'll be given a bottle of wine to drink inside the pedicab as you see the sights of DC.

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Weekend Cherry Blossom and Monuments Cruise in Washington DC

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

$25.75

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Duration: 50 minutes

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Witness the wondrous spectacle of Washington DC's famous cherry blossom trees in full bloom on this weekend cruise on the Potomac River. See top DC attractions including the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Washington Monument as you listen to historical facts and anecdotes about the city on your 50-minute narrated cruise. Capture amazing photos of the delicate pink cherry blossoms framing some of DC's best-known landmarks. With multiple departure times, it's easy to fit this scenic cruise into your springtime visit to America's capital city.

Board your comfortable, heated boat in the Georgetown area of Washington DC to begin your cherry blossom cruise. For just two weeks a year, Washington DC's delightful cherry blossom trees ¬— a gift from the city of Tokyo ¬— drape the city in lovely shades of pink and white. This magical time affords some of the most spectacular photo ops of the nation's capital.

Set off along the Potomac River for a closer look at these flowering trees in all their majesty. Feel free to roam about your double-decker boat, which has both lower-level indoor seating areas with panoramic windows and an open-top upper deck. Relax as you admire cherry blossoms reflected in the river, fluttering in the breeze and framing famous monuments and memorials. Beverages are available for purchase.

Listen to live commentary about the history of Washington DC and the National Cherry Blossom Festival and the many landmarks along your route including the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument and John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Your enchanting 50-minute morning or afternoon cherry blossom cruise concludes where it began in the Georgetown area of Washington DC.

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DC by Foot presents the only free, tip-based walking tours of Washington, DC. These interesting and informative tours will take you from the National Mall to Arlington Cemetery to the Pentagon and beyond.

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