Washington DC in a Day: Bus Tour and Potomac River Cruise

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A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration6 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Meet your guide and the rest of the tour group at the National Archives Building to begin this comprehensive tour around Washington DC. Travel aboard an air-conditioned deluxe coach with an expert local guide who knows the city inside and out.
Visit the most popular monuments, memorials, and museums in DC. Drive by more than 100 of Washington, DC’s top sights, with stops at 10 of them, including the United States Capitol, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and more.
Along the way, hear the historic stories and facts that make the city of Washington, DC one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. There is a lunch break at approximately the halfway point of the day.
This tour also features a scenic boat cruise along the Potomac River (seasonally, approximately April - mid October), and the chance to upgrade to include admission to the National Air and Space Museum or the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Highlights

Learn the stories behind the sights with detailed narration from your guide
See more than 100 of DC's top landmarks, all in a single day
Seasonal boat cruise of Potomac River departing from Georgetown
Upgrade to include admission to one of the city's top museums

Itinerary

You will see the outside of the White House.
You will visit the Jefferson Memorial ONLY during the winter months when the seasonal boat cruise of the Potomac River is not operating.
You will walk up the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
You will get to see the Vietnam Veteran's Wall with all the history and view the names.
A stop which pays homage to our Women in Vietnam.
Visit the outside of our US Capitol.
One of our newest and most liked Memorials.
You will want to take lots of pictures at this memorial. Lots of gorgeous fountains.
You will love this memorial which pays homage to one of our most famous people that fought for our rights, Martin Luther King, Jr.
Seasonal boat cruise of the Potomac River is also included with your tour (seasonally, approximately April - mid October). During the months the ferry is not operating, you will be able to visit Jefferson Memorial and Eisenhower Memorial instead.
You will visit the Eisenhower Memorial ONLY during the winter months when the seasonal boat cruise of the Potomac River is not operating.
UPGRADE: Upgrade option available during checkout to include self-guided entry to the Washington Monument.
UPGRADE: Upgrade option available during checkout to include self-guided entry to the National Air & Space Museum.
UPGRADE: Upgrade option available during checkout to include self-guided entry to the African American History Museum.

Inclusions

Visit Georgetown Washington Harbor for lunch on own before ferry (DC Wharf when ferry not operating)
6-Hr DC Sightseeing Tour with 10+ Stops & Seasonal River Cruise or Jefferson & Eisenhower Memorials
Professional Tour Guide that stays with you through out tour, and walks you through the sites
Bonus stops at Jefferson & Eisenhower Memorials when Potomac Cruise not operating (Oct 17-March 25)
Stop at top DC Sites including the U.S. Capitol, White House, Lincoln Memorial, MLK Memorial, & more
Pass by over 100+ top Washington DC Sites and Memorials

Exclusions

Gratuities
Food & Drinks (stop for lunch on own during tour)
NOTE: Hotel pickup or Drop-Off is not provided. Please plan accordingly.

Additional Information

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Boat ride of Potomac River is seasonal (March 26 - October 16). When the boat is not operating, you will visit the Jefferson Memorial and Eisenhower Memorial instead
  • There will be standing and walking during this tour. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather as much of the tour is outdoors. DC can be very hot in the summer and cold in the winter. Umbrellas and layers are recommended.
  • If you purchase an additional tour or ticket: Please ask your tour guide or driver for your upgrade when being checked in.
  • All purchases of packages are final. Tickets are not refundable or transferable. Cannot be exchanged for another ticket. Only refundable in the event the site is closed.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.