Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tour

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Duration: 2 hours
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Experience Highlights

Discover Washington DC on the Big Bus sightseeing bus, where you won't miss a thing about the city. Choose the red route or the blue route, each one taking you to different places of interest. The National Mall, the Capitol and the White House are just some of the sights you'll see on your bus ride.

On this tour, in the comfortable open-top bus, you can get off the bus as many times as you like to get a closer look at the historical and monumental wonders of the capital of the United States. On board you'll have an audio guide to tell you all about what you're seeing.

  • Riding the Big Bus sightseeing bus, explore the great and fantastic Washington DC.
  • You have the choice of either the red route or the blue route, both of which allow you to hop off the bus at any time to explore the sites that interest you most.
  • You'll pass important sites such as the Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial and Black Lives Matter Plaza.

What’s included

  • Big Bus sightseeing tour of Washington DC
  • Choice of red route or blue route
  • Audio guide on board

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Step by Step

This plan consists of a Big Bus tour of Washington DC where you will have an audio guide on board. For lovers of American history, this is a must-do experience where you'll see iconic sites and monuments such as the Lincoln Memorial, the White House and the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.

A red route or a blue route, you choose which route you want to take. Remember, you can get off the open-top bus as many times as you like. You'll be able to take a closer look and admire the architectural grandeur and historical significance of Washington DC.

Being the capital of the United States, Washington DC is home to a large number of educational institutions, museums, state, economic and political buildings. It is home to economic and financial centres such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Get ready for a tour full of history where you won't miss a thing. Along the way, you'll pass landmarks such as:

  • The White House
  • Tidal Basin
  • Washington Monument
  • National Mall
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • The Capitol
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
  • Ford's Theatre
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • National Museum of Women Artists
  • Sackler Gallery
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Art Museum of the Americas
  • Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • Martin Luther King Memorial
  • Black Lives Matter Plaza


· 61 Reviews
  • K
    (0 Reviews)
    Easy to purchase and access; maps are great
  • O
    (0 Reviews)
    Splendid. We have done these tours in all the major cities and enjoyed them very much.
  • L
    (0 Reviews)
    I learned much more than I would have learned walking alone. I was also able to see a larger area than if I had walked the entire route.
  • N
    (0 Reviews)
    The comfort and general assistance were definitely helpful in what seems to be a very hectic city with a lot of tourists.
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