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Big Bus Washington DC Night Tour

  • See Washington DC’s most popular monuments illuminated at night
  • Sunset views from the double-decker bus
  • Commentary on board provides entertaining historical context
Big Bus Washington DC Night Tour
From US$39.00
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Big Bus Washington DC Night Tour
From US$39.00
Washington DC transforms at night when its national monuments and memorials are illuminated. Avoid the hassle of navigating the city in the dark with this convenient 2-hour bus tour. The top deck will provide sweeping views that you wouldn’t be able to see on foot, and on-board commentary will give you context as you pass each landmark.
What to Expect

Start your evening at one of two convenient pickup locations—the Willard Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue, or Union Station. Climb aboard and settle into your seat on the top or bottom deck. Seats are first come, first served, so get there early to secure your preference.

Depart at sunset, just as the national monuments begin to glow in the evening light. A guide will provide live commentary in English as you pass each point of interest, but recorded commentary is available in a range of other languages.

Gain a new perspective on the city as you pass the Capitol Building, Washington Monument, various war memorials, and the White House.

Weather permitting, step off the bus at the Lincoln Memorial. The nighttime tour gives you the opportunity to see its striking illuminated pillars reflected in the water opposite the memorial. End the evening back at your pick-up location.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Night tour

Awesome trip. Charles was a great tour guide. Pleasant and very informative. His partner was also very friendly and helpful. Great way to see all the memorials and monuments.

Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 4 days ago
excellent tour

Fabulous night tour, our guide,Lar I think his name was was amazing. Not only was he extremely knowledgeable but also so passionate about American history it was wonderful. He also gave the tour a very personal feel by telling stories regarding his own family members...More

Thank Kellie C
Reviewed 1 week ago
DC Night Tour

We decided to take the night tour on our last night, in the rain..... Despite the rain and cooler conditions our tour guide Jay O. was top notch. Not only did he blend the right amount of comedy and witty remarks, he was full of...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Night and Day Bus Tours

We did both night and day tours. We preferred the night as the tour guide was much more informative and passionate about US history. Day tour was a good way to get around and hop off to see sites. The buses came frequently and the...More

1  Thank CMAS_Chicago
Reviewed 1 week ago
expenise tour & watch out for low tree branches!

Able to purchase tickets at our hotel. Easy. Found the bus and long line. Excited about the tour to begin. I was seated on top ....LHS...guide did mention to watch out for low branches! I did however 5 minutes into tour I got Hit Hard...More

Thank glpgcny
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Gina G
31 May 2018|
Response from MsJennO | Reviewed this property |
Yes! That is what we did. If you buy through the sightseers pass you must check in at Union Terminal for the night tour.
Diane N
17 April 2018|
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Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
Everything is online but our bus left at 7pm, 2 hour tour.
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