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Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington DC: Monuments, Landmarks and Memorials

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Enjoy easy transportation across the city by double-decker bus on three sightseeing loops with this hop-on hop-off tour in Washington DC. With a 24-hour pass, you can explore the nation’s capital to see famous landmarks, neighborhoods and top attractions like Arlington National Cemetery. Gain insight on DC memorials and monuments as you listen to informative guided commentary, and hop off wherever you please. Upgrade to a 48-hour pass to include a night bus tour and National ferry cruise.
Highlights
  • Visit key D.C. destinations and beyond with ease
  • Explore the places that interest you at your own pace
  • No need to arrange for public transit, parking, or taxis
  • Option to upgrade for a river cruise and night tour
  • Bus tour offers a great way to get your bearings in Washington, D.C.
What to Expect
Make your way to Union Station to present your voucher for three hop-on, hop-off bus routes through Washington, D.C., Arlington, and Georgetown. You’ll see the city from a double-decker bus; the upper deck is ideal for sunny days, or duck below in case of cooler weather. As you wind through Washington, D.C., hear the stories behind the nation’s capital with pre-recorded narration and live commentary from local guides. Ride the entire circuit or jump off whenever something catches your eye, whether monuments or Georgetown boutiques. Your tickets give you access to three loops: Monuments and Landmarks, including the White House, the Washington National Cathedral & Georgetown loop, and an Arlington National Cemetery & Pentagon loop. Those who opt for the 48-hour pass get a bonus: a 3-hour night tour of D.C. and a 50-minute daytime river cruise that goes past some of the city’s top monuments.
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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Departure Time
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Duration
1h
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
Inclusions
  • 24- or 48-hour hop-on hop-off pass for three loops
  • Night tour (48-hour pass only)
  • National Ferry Cruise (48-hour pass only)
  • Onboard commentary
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Once voucher is exchanged for CitySights DC ticket, Big Bus buses may be boarded anywhere on the route
  • Please note: City restrictions prevent bus stop signs at certain locations
  • Buses can accommodate strollers and a limited number of wheelchairs
  • Prerecorded tour narration is available in English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean and Russian and Hebrew (not available on the night tour)
  • Wheelchair accessible; please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I liked the open bus (open second deck) and the attendant giving out all the sights and history of the buildings. Had a great time.
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The timing is unreliable. This could just be the heavy traffic in Washington. Doubt this is worth the $49.00 cost. Once and done!!!
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Dion is a “prime time” tour guide! Enjoyed hop on hop off and DC bc of him! He is so knowledgeable and entertaining. He cared about his passengers well being as well.
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This company will lie to you about their pick-up times. It was not just my group, but a number of other people that we were waiting with also stated the same thing. We were told they stop at each spot every 15 to 20 minutes. It was more like an hour. It was burning hot (93
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The busses itself were fine. The guides were kind ind informative but the wait time was ALWAYS over 45 minutes to and hour when they say they run about every 20. Overall not a good experience and I wouldn’t recommend
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By: CitySights DC
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Explore294370
10
Had a great time
I liked the open bus (open second deck) and the attendant giving out all the sights and history of the buildings.
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Jag15358
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
20
DC monuments at night
Enjoyed the monuments by night tour. I would suggest the tour guide talk a little less. We took our ear buds out
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christinec05
20
Great trip. Bus stops easy to find.
No complaints. Definitely the best way to get around and see everything! Wish the buses came more frequently but
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Angela R
10
Son got a black eye!
We were having a good time until the driver slammed on there brakes to avoid running a red lighting which then
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DennyB510
Fort Wayne, Indiana
1361958
NOT SO GOOD!
The timing is unreliable. This could just be the heavy traffic in Washington. Doubt this is worth the $49.00
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Margaret W
11
Worth the ride despite skinny narrow bus seats!
This is a lovely way to see DC at night especially if you are on the top tier of the bus. That said, wait till
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CeeCee517
The Villages, Florida
8122
Don't hop on at all
The company was never on time. Waits of over an hour at our different stops. They told us every 15 to 20 minutes.
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SKC1589
21
Dion is prime time!
Dion is a “prime time” tour guide! Enjoyed hop on hop off and DC bc of him! He is so knowledgeable and
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Michele S
10
Aunt takes nephew on trip
Took my nephew on a trip for High School graduation & for joining the U.S. Army. We had a wonderful time! Mr.
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CeeCee517
The Villages, Florida
8122
Don't Hop-On at all
This company will lie to you about their pick-up times. It was not just my group, but a number of other people
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Derek M
10
Night tour of Washington DC
Our tour guide was Rochelle, and she was phenomenal. It was a warm night so the top of the bus felt very
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MoFlGirl
30
Double Decker Night Tour
Night tour was great! However...Location at Union Station was difficult to find. Lining up to board was also
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Shenny S
Raleigh, North Carolina
34
Night tour
Very informative Excellent guide Fantastic Driver Thoroughly enjoyed the evening Well worth the money Thank you
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judy606
Hastings on Hudson, New York
20
Brutal
Fine if you are into being roasted alive. It was 97 degrees and our tour bus had no A/C or windows that could
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cad307
Sydney, Australia
14649
We took the evening tour which was a great decision given the summer heat during the day.
We took the evening tour which was a great decision given the summer heat during the day. We boarded the medium
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