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Best of Washington DC Tour with Gray Line Washington DC

Best of Washington DC Tour with Gray Line Washington DC

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The Best of Washington DC tour here at Gray Line DC includes all of the must-see stops in the Nation's Capital. If you’re looking for the perfect Washington DC sightseeing experience, look no further. There is no better way to see D.C.! This is a full-day, nine-hour tour, carefully designed to provide guests with a comprehensive, narrative experience of the best monuments and memorials in Washington

  • 9 Hours
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation
    Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure.

Highlights

  • All of our drivers are licensed, Washington, D.C. tour guides
  • Visit the White House’s south lawn (Photo stop)
  • See the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial or Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Please Note

This Best of Washington DC sightseeing tour is not available on New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, or Christmas Day. If using our hotel pickup service, we request that yo be downstairs near the hotel's main entrance at the assigned time provided at booking. Please call Gray Line DC at 202-779-9894 or 1-800-862-1700 24 hours before your tour date to confirm hotel pickup details. If you wish not to use our pickup service Gray Line DC's Mount Vernon tours, its DC After Dark Tour and Gettysburg Tours, all depart from the Bus Level at Union Station located at 50 Massachusetts Ave NE Washington DC 20002. We kindly ask that you please arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled tour departure time. Gray Line reserves the right to cancel or change any tour, schedule, route or price, and to cancel or substitute tour stops without notice.

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May 05 2020
Cancelled due to the virus.
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Oct 20 2019
The bus tour allowed us to get to each of the memorials and Capitol very easily. Traveled with my 83 yr old mother in law with wheelchair and the tour allowed her to see everything! Wayne was a great guide and answered all of our questions!
a Gray Line customer
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Jun 28 2019
Enjoyed the choice of places visited and the time allowed at each place.
a Gray Line customer
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Apr 22 2019
Tour guide was awesome 👏🏻 thank you Bob! The stops were good!
Mr Mohd Sajid B
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Oct 25 2017
It was just a wonderful tour to be completed in a days time. I was able to see and experience major attractions in Washington DC
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May 05 2020
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Cancelled due to the virus.
reviewed by Mr John Giddens
Oct 20 2019
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The bus tour allowed us to get to each of the memorials and Capitol very easily. Traveled with my 83 yr old mother in law with wheelchair and the tour allowed her to see everything! Wayne was a great guide and answered all of our questions!
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Jun 28 2019
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Enjoyed the choice of places visited and the time allowed at each place.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Apr 22 2019
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Tour guide was awesome 👏🏻 thank you Bob! The stops were good!
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Oct 25 2017
Image with Rate from Mr Mohd Sajid B
It was just a wonderful tour to be completed in a days time. I was able to see and experience major attractions in Washington DC
reviewed by Mr Mohd Sajid B
Oct 16 2017
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Itinerary

The tour includes both a guided tour of the best things to see in Washington.

When you have one day in this historic city, it can be hard to think of where to start to fit in all the sightseeing possible. With Gray Line, one day is all you need to see more sights than you would ever have thought possible.

What can you see on this Tour?

Starting at 9 am, this tour begins at Union Station – which is a historic structure in its own right. This station was built back in 1907 and has stood much unchanged in the years since, despite a few technological improvements.
The first part of the tour will take you to the U.S. Capitol Building, which is where some of the most important decisions involving the United States are made. This is the legislative portion of the government, in which bills are passed and motions voted on. It’s a brilliant place to learn about how laws are made and where the government comes together to make huge changes to American life. The building gives visitors the perfect mix of education and architecture in one place.


We will also go to the White House, where you’ll have the chance to take a couple of memorable photographs (public tours are no longer permitted --- you must request a tour through your local congressman or senator). The next stop on our tour will take us to the World War II Memorial, which is located on the National Mall. This monument to those that lost their lives in the war is huge and there are columns with wreaths that each represent a state. The most chilling part of this monument are the 4,048 golden stars, each one of which mark 100 Americans who gave their lives during this war.
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The National Mall is filled with some of the most famous sights that this city has to offer, such as the Reflecting Pool and Lincoln Memorial. Visitors will have the chance to see these sights alongside many others like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. To top this tour off, you’ll also see a variety of sights from the comfort of our motor coach – which is driven by an experienced, licensed driver guide. Catch a glimpse of the FBI Building, National Archives, and Washington Monument.

Why should you go on this Tour?

If you want to spend a day in the city with our fantastic, licensed driver guides, then this is the tour that you should be on. The experience is a combination of historical narrative by the driver guide and on-your-own exploration at all of these stops. We combine so many sites into just one day, making for an action-packed experience. You’ll see everything from the White House to the Lincoln Memorial, with plenty of time to take photographs.

Motorcoach Stops:

U.S. Capitol Building (Tuesday through Saturday) -- group gets off and walks to Visitor Center Entrance. Guided tours of the Capitol (which we can no longer consistently book in advance, so it may require getting free, same-day passes on your own) begin at one of the Capitol Visitor Center’s orientation theaters with a 13-minute film, "Out of Many, One," which will take you on a journey through the United States' struggle to establish the world's first truly representative democracy and introduce you to the magnificent building that houses Congress. Once inside the historic Capitol, visitors will see the Crypt, the Rotunda, and National Statuary Hall.

White House (This is a brief Photo Stop only)

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate (Photo Stop only)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Lincoln Cottage (Photo Stop)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

Korean War Memorial

Smithsonian

VIEWS FROM COACH (Locations you will see as the motor coach is driving around and you are receiving a historical narrative from our driver guides):

FBI Building
Federal Triangle
House and Senate Office Building
National Archives
Washington Monument
Grant Memorial
Willard Hotel
Freedom Plaza

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Pickup Info

We kindly ask that you please contact Gray Line DC between the hours of 6:00 am and 6:00 pm EST at 202-779-9894 or 1-800-862-1400 to confirm hotel pickup details. Please be near the hotel's main entrance at the pickup time provided to you

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