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Two-Day Washington DC Grand Tour

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Duration 2 Days TUESDAY - SATURDAY ONLY

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Experience the most comprehensive tour of Washington, D.C., Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery!

Highlights

  • See all the must-see spots in DC, including the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Mount Vernon, and Arlington National Cemetery
  • Take in the incredible memorials in D.C., including World War II, Lincoln, Korean, Vietnam, Iwo Jima and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Two full days with Gray Line's licensed D.C. Tour Guides - more than 50 years touring experience at your disposal.

Inclusions

  • Admission Fees

Exclusions

  • Hotel Pick Up
  • Lunch
  • Optional Gratuities

Please Note

  • You must be present at our Union Station office at least a half hour prior to the tour departure time, to guarantee ridership on the tour. We are located at 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20002, on the Bus Terminal Level. Once the tour departs, guests cannot join along the route.
  • Our drivers are licensed DC sightseeing guides, but they do not get off and accompany you to each memorial, as they are responsible for the motor coach itself.

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May 17 2017
Comfortable seats, with good visibility from both sides of the motor coach. The guides were very knowledgeable. If they stood at the door as tourists departed and offered a hand, if needed,would be nice. At aged 82 I would have appreciated such an offer.
Apr 20 2017
Tickets for entry to all buildings should be provided once we board the bus.
Itinerary

ITINERARY

Do you want to know everything there is to know about Washington, DC? Then come explore the Nation's Capital with some of the most knowledgeable and experienced tour guides in town. You will feel like a VIP as you are escorted around the city in a luxury motor coach. Our guides will enthrall you with colorful stories from the past and little known facts about all the monuments, statues, buildings and locations in and around DC, as well as answer any questions you might have.

Receive a guided tour of the U.S. Capitol Building and stop for a photo opportunity outside the White House. The White House Visitor Center will allow you to see and feel what the interior of the actual White House looks like, without interrupting President Trump's schedule. Experience the beauty and grandeur of the World War II Memorial.


During your tour with Gray Line we will also take you to George Washington's beloved plantation, Mount Vernon. Tour the mansion and the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center. You'll want to pay your respects to the soldiers, statesmen and other American heroes buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Visit the Tomb of the Unknowns and be moved as members of the U.S Third Infantry perform the Changing of the Guard ceremony. The lectured Tram ride through Arlington National Cemetery will also stop at the Kennedy Gravesite. The Grand Tour would not be complete without visits to the Reflecting Pool, the Women in Military Service for America Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial, and the Korean Memorial, and MORE!

There is no other experience in the city that brings together the history, culture and people that Washington, DC represents like Gray Line's Two-Day Grand Tour. This tour is truly a unique experience.

Arlington Cemetery and DC Memorials Tours:

Stops:

White House (photo stop)
World War II Memorial
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial or Martin Luther King Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Iwo Jima Memorial
Arlington Cemetery
U.S Capitol Building (photo stop)

Sites to visit at Arlington National Cemetery:
1) Welcome Center
2) Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima) -- there is a 5-10 minute walk to the memorial from the tram stop.
3) President John F. Kennedy Gravesite
4) U.S. Coast Guard Memorial
5) General Pershing Gravesite
6) Memorial Amphitheatre and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
7) Arlington House (AKA Robert E. Lee House)

Mount Vernon Tour:

The motorcoach departs from Union Station at 11:30 am:

Bus stops at Christ Church (30 minutes)

Mt. Vernon Estate (Admission ticket is included)

While at Mt. Vernon Estate you will enjoy touring:

The Mansion
Gardens & Landscapes
The Tombs
Pioneer Farm
Distillery & Gristmill
Museum and Education Center
and more....

The motor coach departs Mount Vernon at 3:30 pm. Customers must begin loading the bus 15 minutes prior to departure.

Redemption Instructions

50 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20002 • washingtondc@grayline.com • (202) 779-9894 • On the day of your tour please present your voucher at the Gray Line ticket window on the bus level of the parking garage at Union Station. To get to the bus level, you will go to the center rear of Union Station and go up an escalator, then out the doors leading to the parking garage. Just outside those doors is a second escalator and we are located at the top on the left, inside the Greyhound Building. Please arrive approximately 30 minutes prior to your assigned departure time. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO GO TWO CONSECUTIVE DAYS. THE TOURS ARE AVAILABLE TUESDAY - SATURDAY ONLY. Please note that the DC portion of this tour will have you on an open-top, double decker bus, except when there is inclement weather, in which case we will do our best to switch to a closed-top motor coach

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