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

Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Combine the many highlights and landmarks of Washington DC in a single-day bus and walking tour. With a guide to accompany you and distill the importance of each sight, feel well-informed rather than overwhelmed over the tour time. Highlights include the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, the White House, and a seasonal cruise on the Potomac River, among other important DC attractions.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
    701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
    U.S. Navy Memorial
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  • 1
    United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 3
    White House
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    National World War II Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    Jefferson Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 6
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 7
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 8
    Korean War Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 9
    Lincoln Memorial
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 10
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes
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Highlights
  • Travel via climate-controlled coach, eliminating the hassle of driving
  • See the top Washington DC sights in single day with ease
  • Gain in-depth knowledge through your guide's commentary
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at a central meeting point for your tour. Climb into an air-conditioned coach and get ready for a well-organized tour of the capital city’s highlights. Head past top sights such as the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, and White House. Listen to engaging narrative on each landmark. Disembark and head out on guided walks at certain spots, including the the World War II Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the US Capitol building. You get the chance to see these monuments up close and snap photos. In season (March 15 to October 16), the tour includes a boat cruise on the Potomac River; lunch is available for purchase on board. Off season, the tour stops at Fashion Centre in Pentagon City for free time and lunch (own expense). Please note that due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, all boat cruises in Washington, DC area have been suspended until further notice. After a full day of sightseeing, return to your departure location.
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Important Information
Departure Point
701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by state-of-the-art luxury coach
  • English-Speaking Live Tour Guide (on and off the bus)
  • On-board narration
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch (available for purchase - approximately $11 USD)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Small carry-on bags are allowed, however it is recommended that you ravel lightly. Due to security concerns, the tour operator reserves the right to search any bags or purses you bring on board. Many of the attractions in Washington DC are equipped with metal detectors at the entrances. Traveling without bags or purses is recommended.
  • Due to time restrictions, you cannot go inside any of the monuments, however you can spend about 15-20 minutes at each stop to enjoy up-close views
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, all boat cruises in Washington, DC area have been suspended until further notice.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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K K wrote a review Nov 2020
8 contributions2 helpful votes
Nick was amazing!!!!!! Such a nice and funny guy! The tour was very informative and everyone was really friendly. I will definitely recommend everyone to take this tour especially because it’s important to know the history of everything youre looking at. And alot of low key
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Good Afternoon, We are thrilled you had a great experience with two of our best team members. It is feedback like this that makes us number one; thank you for the opportunity to share our fine City with you. We hope you'll visit again soon. Best Regards, Elizabeth
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Sean S wrote a review Oct 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Curtis and Nick were great. We were picked up in National Harbor by Curtis and he had a wealth of knowledge. One of the best drivers I've come across, please pay this man more! Nick was very informative, funny and accommodating. He is very well versed on the city and history of
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Good Afternoon, Thank you for the kind words Sean. We are thrilled you had an enjoyable tour with Nick and Curtis. They are two of our best and always deliver a great experience for our guests. We will pass along your compliments and hope to see you again soon. Safe Journeys. Best Regards, Elizabeth
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Mason Lynaugh wrote a review Oct 2020
Austin, Texas1 contribution1 helpful vote
Had a fantastic time! Nick and Curtis were great. Nick knows everything about this city! So impressive. Highly recommend.
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 19 Oct 2020
Thank you for the kind words! We are thrilled you had an enjoyable tour with Nick and Curtis. They are among our best and we count on them to deliver a great experience for our guests. . We hope you and your family will tour again with us soon. Regards, Elizabeth
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Charles B wrote a review Oct 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Tour guide was fantastic. Very knowledgable of DC and its history. I am however requesting a 20% return in price due to falsely advertising all the Itinerary for the trip.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Front Office Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 17 Oct 2020
Hi charlesbI2475YA, Thanks so much for contacting us. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Please accept our apology that the river cruise was not available during your stay. While we are checking all vendor websites to ensure the boat information is updated throughout, we are to happy to make the adjustment. Please contact us at (202) 733-7376 at your earliest convenience. Kind regards,
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Alex B wrote a review Sep 2020
2 contributions3 helpful votes
Nick the tour guide was awesome! The tour has been adjusted due to covid 19, but overall the best way to get a great primer on our Nation’s Capitol.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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This tour was great and John is the best!
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Safe & informative group tour!
Wonderful tour! Brittany, our tour guide & Tony, our driver were very professional. Brittany was very informative &
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Nick and Tony, best tour guides ever!
We had so much fun learning with Nick, and he was so kind and respectful at the wall where he was able to walk us u
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Driver from _____!
I took the Discover DC tour(not listed) Tonya was the guide, she was wonderful. We were given enough time at each s
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Great tour, worth the money!
Our guide, Nick, was knowledgeable, funny, and did a great job! Our driver, Tony, was amazing as well! Between the
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Amazing Tour
This tour was outstanding!! Our tour guide Terry and driver Ali were both wonderful! Terry was so knowledgeable abo
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Such a special (and fun!) experience!! Would do it again.
Simply wonderful. Great for older children and adults alike! We were whisked about in a beautiful, clean Mercedes
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Our guide was great!!
We debated on a day or night tour.... we decided on night for the lights. It was great. Terry was our guide and Ali
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Thumbs up for USA Tours
All I can say is ask for NICK as your guide!!! The best tour experience i ever had. We did these tours through th
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Best way to see the sights during the prettiest time
Easy to find and perfectly timed tour! We have nothing but the best to say about this tour and our tour guide. This
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Highly recommended
Tour guide Nick did an awesome job and he definitely did his homework. He is very knowledgeable and I even learn a
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DC at night
Nick was extremely knowledgeable. Learned lots of factoids about the monuments that we never knew. Kept us smiling
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Take this tour!! Ask for Nick.
Nick was amazing. We had the best day with him. He is passionate and so knowledgable. This tour is a MUST! I hig
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  • Duration: 6h
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