Monumental Electric Bike Tour

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USD8900

Free cancellation

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

Duration3 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Washington DC’s historic center spans a large area and can be difficult to see on foot. This electric bike tour allows you to cover more ground and cycle past highlights such as the Smithsonian museums, the Capitol Building, the White House, and Tidal Basin. With a motor to assist as you pedal, you’re free to concentrate on the city’s notable sights and listen as your guide points out hidden treasures you might not notice on your own.

Highlights

Ride along Pennsylvania Avenue, following the parade route for all newly-inaugurated presidents
Enjoy the fresh air and see historic buildings and monuments up close
E-bike and helmet rental included
Small-group tour size provides a personalized experience

Itinerary

Arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour to check-in and be fitted on your bike. You'll meet your group and your guide will save some safety information, explain how to use your e-bike, and let you know what to experience during your e-bike tour.Please meet at 998 Maine Avenue, Washington DC, 20024. We're on the corner of Maine Avenue and Blair Alley SW
Your guide will point out the original Smithsonian building, known as "The Castle" as you start your ride.
Cycle past the unique round museum which features Modern art.
You'll ride past the 2nd most visited museum in the world.
Ride past the Grant Memorial on the way to the Capitol Building.
You'll stop at both the east and west side of the Capitol Building and learn a bit about the design and history of where the House and Senate convene. (NOTE: we do not go IN the Capitol)
From the west side of the Capitol, you'll see the Supreme Court.
The Library of Congress sits just behind the Capitol Building. We recommend stopping in during your visit to DC!
Learn why our neighbors to the north have their embassy at this prominent Pennsylvania Ave address.
In addition to being the home of the most famous documents of the United States, did you know the Archives is home of every letter written by children to our Presidents? Some of them are quite amusing! (NOTE: we will not go into The Archives)
Ride past Freedom Plaza on the way to the White House.
Stop along the Ellipse and see the White House from the south side. Learn a bit about the construction and interesting additions that various presidents have made during their terms of service. (NOTE: We will not go into The White House)
Did you notice that the Monument is two different colors? Your guide will tell you why as well as other interesting facts about the erection of this grand monument.
You'll learn about the significance of the design before having a chance to walk in and experience the emotion of this memorial dedicated in 2004.
Ride through Constitution Gardens on the way to the Vietnam Memorial.
Your guide will tell you about the memorial dedicated to the women who served in the Vietnam War.
Stop outside the Wall and hear the story behind the design and the designer before having the chance to walk through the memorial.
People say that no visit to DC is complete without a visit to the Lincoln Memorial. Your guide will tell you about the design before you take a few minutes to climb the steps and experience the sweeping views from the top.
If you visit on your own, you may miss the hidden significance built into this memorial dedicated to the "Forgotten War".
Stop outside and hear about DC's newest memorial before walking through the Mountain of Despair to view the Stone of Hope.
Ride along the Tidal Basin on the way to the FDR Memorial.
Hop off your bike and walk through the four "rooms", each of which represents a term of FDR's service as President. Don't forget to rub Fala's ears for luck!
See the sweeping views of the Tidal Basin and learn why Jefferson keeps an eye on The White House before climbing the steps to see inside the monument.
End your tour back at our shop.
Learn about the history and take photos!

Inclusions

Use of electric bicycle
Professional guide
Use of helmet

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Information

  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Minimum age is 16 years; this is DC law and we will check IDs if questionable. If any member of your party is not 16, their tour seat will be forfeited and they will not receive a refund as we have held a spot for them.
  • Tours begin on time, your tour check-in time is important. You must check-in 15 minutes prior to tour departure time. We can not guarantee we can accommodate late customers.
  • Tour may be canceled if the weather makes for dangerous riding conditions
  • Please note that due to security at our location, we are unable to hold luggage while you are on tour.
  • Trailers and tag-a-longs cannot be attached to eBikes for safety

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.