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DC Monuments By Day

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    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: U.S. Capitol, East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington DC, DC 20004

    Guests will step out on West Lawn for an exterior photo op while hearing information about the history, architecture and story of this famous building.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC, DC 20500

    Visitors will walk with guide along the 2 long blocks that cover the U.S. Treasury Bldg, the White House, Lafayette Square Park, the West Wing, Blair House and the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. This is an exterior only walk along Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Washington Monument, 2 15th St. NW Near 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560

    Guests will see and hear about the Washington Monument from the bus and from numerous vantage points.

    Stop At: National World War II Memorial, 1750 Independence Ave. SW Near 7th St. & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024

    Guests will tour the beautiful WWII Memorial as well as see sweeping views of the National Mall to include the Washington Monument, Reflecting Pool and Lincoln Memorial in the distance.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, 1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20242

    This stop usually also includes the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. Guests will tour the 7.5 acre FDR Memorial and see views out over the Tidal Basin of other nearby memorials. The two memorials combined are 30-35 minutes.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, 1850 West Basin Drive SW Near West Basin Drive SW & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024

    This stop is usually combined with the FDR Memorial and guests will see this unique memorial to this civil rights icon as well as beautiful Tidal Basin views. The combined stop is usually 30-35 minutes for both memorials.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial, 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002

    Guests will tour this arresting and thought-provoking memorial to the UN and US soldiers who fought during the conflict in Korea from 1950-1953. This stop is combined with the Lincoln Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorial stops as well.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037

    Tour one of the most famous attractions in the world and capture the iconic images with this one-of-a-kind memorial to the 16th U.S. President. This stop is usually combined with the Korean and Vietnam War Veterans Memorials

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242

    Guests will experience "The Wall" - the famous name-covered memorial to those lost and those who fought the Vietnam War from 1959 to 1975. This stop is usually combined with the Korean War and Lincoln Memorials.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Potomac River, Washington DC, DC

    From approximately April 18 to approximately October 18 seasonally, guests will enjoy a 1 hour Potomac River boat cruise on a historic ferry boat. They will see and hear about important sights and get the perspective of what the city looks like from that unique vantage point. From approximately October 19 to April 17 - guests will see the Jefferson Memorial instead.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: 1 Air Force Memorial Dr, Arlington, VA 22204-4586

    Following lunch either in Georgetown (seasonal from April 18 to October 18) or Pentagon City Mall (seasonal from October 19 to April 17), guests will tour this soaring Memorial that offers an unparalleled view of Arlington Cemetery, the Pentagon and DC on the other side of the river.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Arlington National Cemetery, Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211

    En route to the USMC Memorial, guests will see part of the historic cemetery and hear about its special history.

    Stop At: U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington Blvd. and Meade St, Arlington, VA 22211

    Guests will get out and see the famous "Iwo Jima" Memorial that honors the USMC and its brave Marines lost in all conflicts since 1775.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    PENNSYLVANIA AVE & 9TH ST NW eb, Washington, DC 20408, USA
    Departure Time
    10:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • This tour stops for lunch but the price of lunch is not included.
    • Entry/Admission - U.S. Capitol
    • Entry/Admission - White House
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Guests who have difficulty walking may choose to modify the tour or stay on board the bus at any stop.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Cassie was an amazingly knowledgeable tour guide. I had my two young granddaughters with me and she was patient and answered all their questions. We covered everything listed on the tour itinerary. Chris , the driver always drove with caution and was always prompt in...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
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    SignatureToursofDC, General Manager at DC Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    We are so pleased that you enjoyed your tour and we are very appreciative that you took the time to rate us. I will make sure that Cassie and Kris are recognized for their great services. We are looking forward to serving you and your...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This tour was comfortable and informative. A great way to get around Washington. Sadly though on a very hot Washington day there was quite a bit of walking involved. Tour guide good and knowledgeable. I also liked the 10.30am start so you didn't get stuck...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    SignatureToursofDC, General Manager at DC Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for taking the time to review our service, and we truly appreciate the positive comments. So sorry about the heat. We are looking forward to serving you again in the very near future

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I was so satisfied with this tour. I had limited time to plan a route to see everything I wanted to see. I knew my 6 year-old would have limited energy, especially in the heat. It was perfect. We saw so much more we otherwise...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    SignatureToursofDC, General Manager at DC Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    We are so happy that you enjoyed your tour, and we thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. I will make sure I recognize Cassie for her excellent service. We are looking forward to serve you and your family again in...More

    Reviewed 28 August 2019 via mobile

    This was one of the best decisions we made... We saw many monuments all in a day. Some we drove by, and others we got off the bus and walked through. Part of the trip is by boat. It was very cool. The tour guide...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    SignatureToursofDC, Manager at DC Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2019

    Thanks for taking the time to let others know about your positive experience. Nonexistent parking options in some parts of DC and the distance between memorials can often make visiting more than one site overwhelming - just several of many reasons that it is easier...More

    Reviewed 24 August 2019 via mobile

    DC Guided tours has an excellent crew. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, courteous, and had a good sense of humor. Our bus driver was very courteous as well. If you only have one day to spend in DC in the summertime, this is the...More

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    SignatureToursofDC, Manager at DC Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2019

    Thank you so much for giving us a 5 star review and we are very glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves on tour with our team. The air-conditioned bus and the free cold water on board are just part of what we do to...More

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    5 September 2019|
    Response from IfYouWantMyOpinion | Reviewed this property |
    We took a train to the area then walked to the departure point. Literally, a bus stop. Parking non-existent to hard-to-find metered (with maximum time limit of 2-3 hours)street parking.
    30 August 2019|
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    Response from Danielle D | Reviewed this property |
    There were quite a few stops which was nice. The tour focuses mainly on memorials with a couple other buildings thrown in. We didn’t actually go into any buildings or museums, however, at almost all the memorial stops the... More
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