Bus tours in Washington DC

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Bus Tours in Washington DC

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6+ hours
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Bus Tours
3 hours
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Bus Tours
4 hours
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Bus Tours
6 hours
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Bus Tours
5 hours
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Bus Tours
4 hours
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€89.30
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4 hours
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  • Christopher S
    2 contributions
    Great commentary throughout. Overall had a great time. This is the best way to see the monuments for sure!
    Written 13 August 2022
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  • Drea
    Chicago, IL4 contributions
    This was one of the best tours I have been on anywhere. Unfortunately, I cannot remember the name of the tour guide, but he was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and thorough. I went on 8.13.22 at 10a. I wish I could remember his name.
    Written 14 August 2022
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  • ck858
    Dallas, TX2 contributions
    This is the BEST way to see DC, especially if it’s your first visit. Booking was easy and convenient, and I received helpful text message reminders leading up to our tour. Our guide, Cassie, texted the night before to confirm pick up time and location, and then texted that morning to confirm ETA.

    Cassie was SO friendly, flexible, and easy going; she knew so many interesting things about the city and you could tell she genuinely loved sharing her historical knowledge. We couldn’t have asked for more. Throughout the day, she gave us multiple options for our next stops, gave suggestions, and even wrote up a quick summary of museums and sites, including open/close times for the rest of our trip.

    Cassie had mentioned George Washington University and since my children are starting to tour colleges, Cassie was more than willing to stop at the campus so we could check out the bookstore and walk around. While this was not on everyone’s list of things to do in DC, it was great to have that flexibility to choose what/where we wanted to go.

    One of the best advantages of the private car tour was the convenience! Cassie would drop us off close to a monument, we would go look a round, take pictures, and then we’d jump back into a cool, air conditioned car when we were done. This alone was worth the extra money, especially when we visited during an August heat wave.

    I highly recommend this tour and Cassie. We will definitely book again on another DC trip.
    Written 14 August 2022
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  • Lorraine L
    1 contribution
    The tour was worth it! So glad we chose the half-day bus tour. A whole day would have been too much. The AC in the bus saved us from the summer heat & humidity. The driver have interesting facts about the monuments. The teens weren’t too excited so I think adding interesting anecdotes about the monuments or past presidents would have helped peak their interest.
    Written 13 July 2022
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  • gonzo591
    Crystal Lake, IL2 contributions
    Just finished our tour with Christopher. What a great experience. He was knowledgeable about all the locations, mixed in some fun humor, and gave us time at the stops to make sure we were able to visit and get pictures. This tour was highly recommended to me by a friend, and I’m so glad we went. Paying it forward by highly recommending this tour (and Christopher) myself.

    Tip: get the open top tour. Totally worth it.
    Written 13 August 2022
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  • Stuart L
    Cardiff, UK4 contributions
    The tour guide Nick is so knowledgeable the tour was amazing. Ask him a question and he knows the details behind the facts.
    Written 14 August 2022
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  • HMom2
    Detroit, MI111 contributions
    Taking a bus tour to Mount Vernon was a good idea. We didn't have to worry about parking or anything and our tour guide gave us some great information along the way. The estate itself was good, the view was spectacular.
    Written 5 August 2022
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  • micbur999
    2 contributions
    Overall it was a good trip. Didn’t start out great, as the tour bus was over 30 minutes late which left us and everyone else standing in the heat. Once the bus showed up we were all greeted by nice cold waters and an air conditioned bus. The rest of the tour was lovely, it was a hot humid day in DC so being able to come back to a nice cool bus after visiting the sites was wonderful. Our tour guide was Zuma who was very knowledgeable and funny.
    Written 6 August 2022
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  • Jean N
    North Fort Myers, FL2 contributions
    We took the 4 hr tour wit Deon as our tour guide, very informative and Brian as our driver he did a great job. The tour was to the memorials.
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • Melina S
    1 contribution
    Worth every penny. Our tour guide, Steve, was great! He was very professional and knowledgable. The small group setting made the experience more intimate and pleasant. In 4 hours we hit every major place we wanted to see in DC without feeling rushed. We also got enough background information on each location that we would not have known visiting on our own. If you visit DC, this is the company to hire for a tour, highly recommneded.
    Written 13 August 2022
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  • Adam F
    8 contributions
    Amazing guide and driver. Chris was extremely friendly and hospitable. Very casual yet informative with excellent insights into the history and legacy of DC and it's monuments
    Written 2 August 2022
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  • Mona J
    9 contributions
    The whole trip was awesome. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave information that I was unaware of, having lived through some of the events. The tour also took us off the beaten path to sites specific to African American History.
    Written 14 August 2022
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  • Ude E
    Munster, IN3 contributions
    ii was a nice and informative tour. The audio feed was sometimes choppy but for the most part we could hear the narration clearly. The only disappointment was the 15 minutes allotted to stop at the Lincoln Memorial. I feel that the time is inadequate for anyone to climb the numerous steps, get a quick picture and make it back on time. 20-30 minutes, perhaps? Aside from that, the night tour is a nice way for visitors to see Washington in general at night, and the tour guides were friendly and professional.
    Written 31 July 2022
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  • Linda D
    Florence, SC10 contributions
    It was a good trip. I missed walking into the Jefferson Memorial and the Women's Military Memorial. The guide was great, but he talked too much wasting time when we could have seen more places. The guide was an excellent driver getting us safely to to our destination and home. The bus was comfortable.
    Written 12 August 2022
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  • Escape720892
    16 contributions
    During the main, bus, tour, Sally was a great tour guide. She really knows the history and deep background of the people and places on the tour. Chris was a careful driver who thankfully kept the ice chest loaded with water for a hot and humid day.

    The morning tour guide, Brenda, gave us a highlight walking tour of Arlington Cemetery with a changing of the guard ceremony. She made sure we got in position for the best views and photos. It was not intended to be a comprehensive tour, but it gave us enough to start so we know what to look for when we go back.

    The boat tour was OK, but I would rather have heard Sally narrate the boat ride rather than listen to the very basic information from the recording. I'm honestly not sure the boat tour added anything special to the DC experience.
    Written 2 August 2022
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