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Fat Tire Tours (formerly Capital City Bike Tours) offers guided bike and walks tours around Washington, DC as well as self guided rentals of bikes and electric bikes.
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502 23rd St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2824
Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
+1 877-734-8687
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 March 2013 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday and really enjoyed a fantastic ride around the major monuments. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Our guide was knowledgeable and cheerful. We were glad to be on bikes as we passed many people who were exhausted from all the...More

4  Thank Alyson V
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 May 2015

I have been on bike tours in many major cities, and our experience with Capital City Tours was "just ok." Some of the challenges were beyond our guide (below average temperatures for April, on and off rain throughout the evening), but some things were more...More

3  Thank susan c
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I did a bike tour with Tom as our guide. He was so well informed on the history, dates and background of the city. The bikes were excellent and well maintained, compulsory hats, complimentary water. We covered a lot of the city...More

Thank oldfartSydney
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We’ve just had a 3 hour sunset monument bike tour with Simon - it was fabulous! Simon was great, knowledgeable, told us loads of interesting facts and really looked after all our party of various age ranges. The bikes are comfy and easy to ride....More

Thank AngieB1790
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Our family (parents and kids ages 12, 10 and 10) decided to rent bikes so we could tour at our pace without a group. Reasonable rentals rates by the hour or a flat fee for the day. About 30 minutes into the trip, one of...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend Fat Tire bike tours! 5 star, must go! My 16yo son and I had been to many of the DC monuments and museums and we were looking for something different for the afternoon. This bike tour was a great overview of DC, and...More

1  Thank MPC2of3
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We had 3 hours in town to see all of DC quickly. Fat Tire Tours made our visit exceptional. While we have lots of experience with Segway tours elsewhere, I can say that this one is a truly exceptional value. The guide was very nice,...More

Thank BakeGingerbread
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Great tour with Tom. In 3hrs we saw all the important and interesting buildings, monuments and museums in Washington. Tom was well informed of Washington history and it was a great tour to orient yourself in Washington

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We took the Monument Tour. Our guide was Cynthia and she was excellent. All the staff we dealt with were friendly and personable. We were late for our scheduled tour and thry accommodated us on a later tour despite the busy day! I recommend this...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our sunny 3hrs cycling around Washington DC’s notable sights. Jack, our guide, imparted information at each stop where we had ample time to have a closer look & take photos while he minded the bikes. The initial meeting place is well set...More

Thank lisamcg13
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We were only in DC for 1 night and wanted to see all of the monuments. My husband and daughter are in good shape. I am in fair shape but not the best. I did totally fine on this tour :) Our guide was extremely...More

Thank shabeck2
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Outstanding!! Chris was amazing, full of historical information, funny and friendly!! Wonderful experience worth twice the price!! Trip covered all of the major buildings and monuments/ memorials!

Thank James M
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19 July 2016|
Response from johncapcity | Property representative |
I'm so sorry we missed this question! We do not have a minimum age for our bike tours. All riders are welcome and we have plenty of kids bikes and trailers to carry all the little ones. I hope this helps!
19 July 2016|
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Response from johncapcity | Property representative |
Thanks for your message! We do in fact have bikes for all ages on tour. I would say the tagalong would be best for a five year old, but we also have 20" bikes, 24" bikes, and trailers for younger children. Let us know if... More
Chris Y
14 April 2016|
Response from HeidiCalifornia | Reviewed this property |
This is a group bike tour led by a guide. If you want to bike on your own, you can also rent city bikes that are located in certain common areas in D.C., but I'm not sure the price of those.