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Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley + Arlington Nat'l Cemetery, Water Taxi Upgrade

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Discover Washington DC at your leisure with a Silver, Gold or Platinum Pass! Create your own itinerary to see the most popular sights of Washington DC at your own pace with the options that best suit your interests.
The Gold Pass presents the best value for those who want to see all of DC in one day; upgrade to the Platinum Pass to give yourself a second day for just $10 more!
Highlights
  • See Washington DC worry-free on this narrated hop-on hop-off trolley tour
  • Economical travel to all the city's highlights on your own schedule
  • Choose between a silver, gold, or platinum pass or upgrade and include the night trolley tour
  • Guided tour of Arlington National Cemetery, if option selected
What to Expect
Take your gold, silver or platinum Washington DC hop-on hop-off trolley tour to any of the 17 stops and step aboard. Trolleys depart about every 30 minutes and run all day.
Ride along and listen to the onboard commentary, hopping off at any stop to explore further on your own. Through a downloadable foreign language app, commentary is available in Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Portuguese, German, Spanish, and French; earbuds are available for purchase.
Route highlights include the White House, US Capitol, the National Mall, Jefferson Memorial, MLK Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and Arlington National Cemetery (if option is selected), which many other tours don't cover.
Itinerary
You can board the Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour at any of the following 17 stops:

• Washington Welcome Center/Ford's Theatre/Petersen House (tour transfer station for hotel shuttles)
• White House/White House Visitors Center
• National Archives/US Navy Memorial
• Law Enforcement Museum/Japanese American Memorial of Patriotism
• Union Station/Smithsonian Postal Museum/Begin DC Duck Tour Here
• U.S. Capitol/Supreme Court/Library of Congress
• Smithsonian Air and Space Museum/Museum of the American Indian/US Botanic Gardens
• The Wharf - Boarding for water taxi
• International Spy Museum
• Holocaust Memorial Museum/Bureau of Engraving & Printing/Smithsonian Castle
• Jefferson Memorial/George Mason Memorial
• FDR Memorial/Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
• Lincoln Memorial/Vietnam Veterans Memorial/Korean War Veterans Memorial Tour transfer Station: Transfer to Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle
• National Museum of American History/National Museum of African American History & Culture
• National Museum of Natural History
• Newseum/National Gallery of Art
• National Portrait Gallery / American Art Museum
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Have used the trolley in many cities. Great way to get an overview of the city and then return to the places you liked best. Sometimes you get a great guide who loves their city and you learn a lot. Sometimes not. It’s convenient and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Joan S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have used this company in several cities, first driver was ok but not great. 2nd driver was very good and you could tell he enjoyed his job. Would use them again.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Runponey
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was well worth it. The live commentary is well done, but as with any of these, it depends on the driver/guide. The trolleys run often, & I appreciated the open vehicle with covered roof for some sun protection. The night tour was especially...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 598gaylec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fun day and enjoyed the wonderful sights of Washington. The Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley service was an excellent way to travel around the main attractions. The Arlington National Cemetery was a very moving experience. At the end of a hot day, it was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank DayTrip658802
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the 2 day pass well worth it Paul the first tour guide was great but the others were good too also got a free river pass to Georgetown worth doing ..... thanks old town!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Michael H
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You can start your journey at any stop, as long as there is a "rep" there to take your money and give you your ticket. Just remember the last bus leaves ALL stops by 5pm and they ALL terminate at the company shop. They do... More
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