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Washington DC Night-Time City Tour with Stops at Top Attractions

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Washington DC’s monuments and landmarks light up after dark, perfect for dramatic views and memorable photos of the capital city. Explore the sights from the National Mall to the White House and key memorials as your guide provides informative narration about each site. Hop off at select sights to get an up-close look with your small-group and guide. This tour includes transport between locations.
  • Visit the White House and National Mall
  • See landmarks illuminated at night
  • Includes transport between sites
  • Small group for a personal experience
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3-Hour Guided Night Tour of Washington D.C.
Transportation from site to site
Stop at 10 DC attractions White House, US Capitol Building, Lincoln Memorial, Iwo Jima
Washington Monument, Vietnam Memorial, World War II Memorial, Martin Luther King Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial & Jefferson Memorial
Pass by top DC attractions such as FBI Headquarters, National Archives, Smithsonian Castle
Gratuities
Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
Storage Space for Wheel Chairs - Scooters

Departure Point

Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your guide and group at the designated meeting point for your early evening departure, then make your way to the grounds of the United States Capitol. Follow the Presidential Inauguration route down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House, where you can take in the north side of the building and Lafayette Park, and continue to the Treasury Building, the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, and the Blair House.

Visit the World War II Memorial, then travel on foot to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, set at the edge of the Tidal Basin. This is the perfect spot to snap a photo of the Jefferson Memorial across the water. Tour the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and walk up the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for views back towards the US Capitol.

Make the final stop of the night at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial—your guide can assist in finding a name on the wall, as you hear the individual stories behind the war. This tour concludes at the Vietnam Memorial, close to public transport and National Mall sites.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
St Patrick's Catholic Church
We will point out St. Catholic Church as we pass it during the tour. St Patrick's Catholic Church was established in 1794.
Pass By:  
Ford's Theatre
We will point out Ford's Theatre as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
FBI Headquarters
We will point out the FBI Headquarters as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
We will point out the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building
We will point out the Robert F. Kennedy Depart of Justice Building as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
The National Archives Museum
We will point out the National Archives Museum as we pass it during the tour. The National Archives Museum is home to America's Founding Documents (The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, and the Bill of Rights).
Pass By:  
National Gallery of Art
We will point out the National Gallery of Art as we pass it during the tour.
Stop At:  
National Mall
The US Capitol, World War II Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial & Korean War Veterans Memorial are all sites that we will stop at that are located on the National Mall.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center
We will point out the United States Navy Memorial as we pass it during the tour. The United States Navy Memorial honors those who have served or are currently serving in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and the Merchant Marines.
Stop At:  
Peace Monument
The Peace Monument is located on the US Capitol Grounds.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
The Ulysses S Grant Memorial is located at the US Capitol Grounds. It is at the beginning of the National Mall.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
U.S. Capitol
You will have a chance to get out and explore the grounds of the US Capitol. This site has many great photo opportunities.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Capitol Reflecting Pool
Explore the Capitol Reflecting Pool. This attraction is at The U.S. Capitol.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
James A. Garfield Monument
The James A. Garfield Monument is located at the US Capitol. James Abram Garfield was the 20th president of the United States, serving from March 4, 1881, until his death by assassination six and a half months later. He is the only sitting member of the United States House of Representatives to be elected to the presidency.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
United States Botanic Garden
We will point out the United States Botanic Garden as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
National Museum of the American Indian
We will point out the National Museum of the American Indian as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
National Air and Space Museum
We will point out the National Air and Space Museum as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
We will point out the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
Smithsonian Institution Building
We will point out the Smithsonian Castle as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
We will point out the Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery as we pass them during the tour.
Pass By:  
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
We will point out the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
National Museum of American History
We will point out the National Museum of American History as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
United States Department of Agriculture
We will point out the United States Department of Agriculture as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
We will point out the Bureau of Engraving and Printing as we pass it during the tour. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is where paper money is made.
Stop At:  
Washington Monument
Guided Stop.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
National Museum of African American History and Culture
We will point out the National Museum of African American History and Culture as we pass it during the tour.
Stop At:  
Tidal Basin
You will get the chance to explore The Tidal Basin during your stops at The Jefferson and Martin Luther King Jr Memorials. The Tidal Basin is home to the Cherry Trees, a gift from Japan in 1914.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Jefferson Memorial
Explore the Jefferson Memorial. This stop has a ton of photo opportunities. The Jefferson Memorial is located on the Tidal Basin and surrounded by the Cherry Trees, which were a gift from Japan in 1914. You will also have a beautiful view of the Washington Monument from this site.
Duration: 25 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Explore the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
District of Columbia War Memorial
We will point out the District of Columbia War Memorial as we pass it during the tour.
Stop At:  
National World War II Memorial
Explore the National World War II Memorial.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Explore the Korean War Veterans Memorial.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Walk along the wall at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
The Three Soldiers
The Three Soldiers is located at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Vietnam Women's Memorial
The Vietnam Woman's Memorial is located at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Lincoln Memorial
Explore the Lincoln Memorial.
Duration: 25 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
White House
See the South Lawn of the White House from Constitution Ave.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial
Guided Stop.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Our small group night tours start at 7 pm or 7:30 pm at the Grand Hyatt 1000 H Street NW.
  • Please make sure that we have your CELL PHONE NUMBER. We will text you to confirm your cell phone number. Your guide will use this number to contact you the day before your tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • We tour rain or shine.
  • Tour route may change due to construction or road closings.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Out of respect for others face coverings are required while in the tour van.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers
  • OPERATED BY See DC Today

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Washington DC Night-Time City Tour with Stops at Top Attractions ?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Washington DC Night-Time City Tour with Stops at Top Attractions .
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Washington DC Night-Time City Tour with Stops at Top Attractions ?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Washington DC Night-Time City Tour with Stops at Top Attractions .
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Washington DC Night-Time City Tour with Stops at Top Attractions ?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Washington DC Night-Time City Tour with Stops at Top Attractions .
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Washington DC Night-Time City Tour with Stops at Top Attractions ?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Washington DC Night-Time City Tour with Stops at Top Attractions .
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Washington DC Night-Time City Tour with Stops at Top Attractions ?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Washington DC Night-Time City Tour with Stops at Top Attractions .

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  • "I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants a truly DC experience, it is WELL WORTH the money!!!" See review
  • "Anne Marie and Steve provides a great tour with lots of information and great dropoff/pickups for great pictures and quick pickups." See review
  • "An awesome way to see the monuments in DC at night." See review

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A must with limited time
Silvia_M
, Jan 2021
We truly enjoyed our tour! In spite of the the limited street access due to closures Dustin managed to fulfill all of our stops as advertised. Dustin was extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and was attentive to all our needs. I highly recommend this tour!
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Definitely worth it!
Mackenzie_W
, Jan 2021
Really enjoyed the tour! our tour guide, Steve, was very knowledgeable and loved to answer questions. Very friendly and personable. Knew many cool, interesting facts that we wouldn’t know to ask about. Would definitely recommend!
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Fun tour
Kim_B
, Jan 2021
Our driver was amazing, knowledgeable and accommodating! His name was Dean. He took us everywhere! Great video mixed in with the tour. He even had umbrellas for us to use when it rained.
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Night Sights in Washington DC
StellaYvette_H
, Dec 2020
We made the reservations not knowing how this tour would be. Best decision ever! Our tour guide, Steve, was knowledgeable, fun and provided so many amazing details to our nation's history - everyone left knowing A LOT more than when we arrived. The Monuments are even more beautiful and dynamic at night. Once the reservations were made, Steve and company stayed in constant contact with us via email and text message. Such a relief and no surprises. I would highly recommend this tour, you will not be disappointed.
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Great tour
Linda_M
, Dec 2020
My family loved this tour even though it was very cold that night! It was surely an experience they will remember.
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Great tour of dc
AnumPanjwani
, Dec 2020
the tour guide, Dean was very informative everything was really amazing. The Lincoln meme oral was my favorite part it was bigger than I imagined
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Prompt, experienced, attentive.
Adam_J
, Dec 2020
Dean was prompt to arrive, attentive to the needs of guest and extremely knowledgeable regarding the happenings of the District. During my next trip to Washington D.C. I know who to call!
icon Response from Host , Dec 2020
Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Please do call us when you visit the city again. Safe Travels!
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Take this tour....
Tom_D
, Dec 2020
Dean explained everything, including history and current happenings! Great Tour Guide and person! Took us to a few places we requested..Union Station
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Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Safe Travels!
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Night time Tour
maureen_k
, Dec 2020
Dean was a wonderful tour guide. He was so professional and polite. He made the rainy trip pleasurable. Would highly recommend taking a tour with Dean.
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Wonderful tour
Kim_B
, Dec 2020
Great experience with Driver Dean! Very knowledgeable and attentive to us. Provided umbrellas for us since it rained during our tour. Went everywhere!! Saw everything in DC!!! Wonderful tour!
icon Response from Host , Dec 2020
Thank you for the wonderful review. Glad to hear that you saw everything! Safe Travels!
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