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Washington DC Twilight Tour

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Join this Guided open-air, London style Double-Decker bus tour that allows you to see America's Capital City when she's at her most beautiful: by twilight! On this tour, you'll visit Washington's most stunning historic sights, including the White House, Tidal Basin, Lincoln Memorial, FDR and MLK,  Vietnam, Korea, World War II, and the stunning Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial. This tour is 3 1//2 hours long and includes a live tour guide that will walk with the group at each stop.
  • See more than 15 attractions during this Washington DC twilight tour
  • Make a stop at the White House for photos of the grounds lit up at night
  • Hear historical stories from a guide as you ride
  • Comfortable bus features onboard restrooms for convenience
What to Expect
Meet for this 3.5-hour Washington DC tour in L'Enfant Plaza. Board a bus, equipped with bathrooms for your convenience, and head out through the U.S. capital city with a guide. Your tour passes by many top Washington DC attractions, including the National WWII Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, the Tidal Basin, Lincoln Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, National Archives, and the J. Edgar Hoover Building. Your guide tells you about landmarks and U.S. history as you cruise through the city streets, taking in awesome views in the evening. You’ll also make a stop at the White House for a photo op of the building lit up.
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Departure Point
478 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA
Departure Time
7:00 PM
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Guided tour. Guide will step off bus at each stop, and walk with the guest.
  • Live commentary on board
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • All coaches have bathrooms available for use
  • Please arrive ~15 minutes early (6:45pm) for boarding because this tour leaves approximately at 7pm
  • Open-air coach. Dress appropriately
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was by far the best way to see DC. Our guide was Tamara. She was a blast and so knowledgeable. My daughters, 14 & 16 loved this tour. I would do it again the next time we’re in town.

Thank richardholshoe
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a great tour! It was nice to sit on the topless part of the double decker bus and see all the monuments lit up. We stopped at several to get out and take pictures closer. Our guide was informative and congenial. I recommend...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank _amandamom4
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great way to see the monuments up close and learn all of the important history about each one. Adequate time was given at each stop to look closely and takes photos. Our guide had a dry, somewhat sarcastic sense of humor that wasn't our favorite...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 2020excitedtotravel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The tour guide was very knowledgeable historically but wrong on a few points He was very witty and kept the tour moving along.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Stswindell
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tamera was our tour guide to see the monuments by moonlight and she was absolutely fabulous. She knew so much and shared it in a fun learning way. Would really recommend for a first time and night in DC.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank karlab777
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Response from johngN6127HE | Reviewed this property |
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Yes the bus is air conditioned and very comfortable.
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