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Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour with 1 Stop

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 8 more

Overview

Depart from the Washington DC Welcome Center and take a 90 minute Washington DC trolley tour to explore the nation’s capital. The route encompasses the city’s top attractions, including the White House, Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall.
  • Stop at Lincolon Memorial with time to see the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall
  • Exclusive foreign language tour app

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This trolley tour stands out for including a stop at the Lincoln Memorial!
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Gold Pass includes: 90 Minute Trolley Tour with 1 Stop plus Arlington National Cemetery Tour
Silver Pass includes: 90 Minute Trolley Tour with 1 Stop at the Lincoln Memorial
Exclusive foreign language app in seven languages
Gold Pass does not include transportation to Arlington National Cemetery
Food and drinks
Earbuds (available for purchase)
Gratuities

Departure Point

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Return Details

You may disembark at any of the available stops.
When booking your Washington DC trolley tour, select your departure time and then prepare to board the trolley at the Washington DC Welcome Center.

The Trolley will make one (1) stop along the tour route at the Abraham Lincoln Memorial. While off the trolley, you can visit the Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. You will have 30 minutes to take in the breathtaking views while your guide and the trolley wait for you to continue with their narration upon your return.

Select either onboard narration in English or, use our exclusive foreign language app to have the tour narrated in your choice of French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, or Japanese. Once you purchase your ticket, download the app and then sit back, relax, and enjoy every sight and sound of the fully-narrated tour through the Nation’s Capital. Earbuds are available for purchase at the Welcome Center.
Itinerary
Duration: 
1 hour 30 minutes
Operating Schedule:
  Tours depart hourly from the Washington Welcome Center beginning at 10am until 4pm.
11 Daniel French Dr SW
Lincoln Memorial - 30 Minutes ( access to the Korean War Veterans Memorial & Vietnam Veterans War Memorial Wall as well)
Points of interest passed by on this route
Women in Military Service for America Memorial
 
White House
 
Supreme Court
 
Jefferson Memorial
 
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
 
National Museum of American History
 
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
 
The National Archives Museum
 
Library of Congress
 
Ford's Theatre
 
Union Station
 
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
 
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
 
Washington Monument
 
National Museum of African Art
 
National Mall
 
National Air and Space Museum
 
National Portrait Gallery
 
Korean War Veterans Memorial
 
Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
 
U.S. Capitol
 
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
 
United States Botanic Garden
 
White House Visitors Center
 
National Postal Museum
 
George Mason Memorial
 
National Museum of the American Indian
 
National World War II Memorial
 
Newseum
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
 
Lincoln Memorial
 
National Museum of African American History and Culture
 
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if a wheelchair-accessible trolley is required
  • Voucher holders may board the trolley at the Washington Welcome Center (1001 E Street NW)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Strollers are allowed on the trolley if they are collapsible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • OPERATED BY Historic Tours Of America
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
How long is the Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour?
A:The Old Town Trolley Tour is approximately 90 minutes.
Jun 2021
Q:
Are the Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour drivers knowledgeable?
A:Yes - all guides are accredited by the city government.
Jun 2021
Q:
Is the Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour narrated?
A:Yes, the Old Town Trolley is fully narrated by knowledgeable, expert guides. However, an Old Town Trolley Tour is more than just a narration, it’s an experience! You’ll hear sound effects and much more.
Jun 2021
Q:
Are food and drinks allowed on the Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour?
A:Yes, food and drinks are welcome. However alcoholic beverages are not allowed under any circumstance for the safety and comfort of all of our guests.
Jun 2021
Q:
Are pets allowed on the Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour?
A:Service animals are the only animals that are allowed on board the trolleys.
Jun 2021
Q:
Are the Washington DC Sightseeing Trolleys handicap accessible?
A:A certain number of the trolleys are equipped with hydraulic wheelchair lifts. Please call the phone number on your ticket at least 24 hours prior to your travel date to confirm an accessible vehicle.
Jun 2021
Q:
Are the Washington DC Sightseeing Trolleys enclosed?
A:The trolleys are open-air vehicles but have plastic windows that can roll up or roll down depending on the weather conditions.
Jun 2021
Q:
What if there is bad weather on the day of my Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour?
A:Tours operate rain or shine, hot or cold, year-round. However, bear in mind that conditions can be harsh, especially in the winter-time. If the tour does not operate due to weather, you will receive a full refund.
Jun 2021
Q:
Are the Washington DC Sightseeing Trolleys heated in the winter?
A:Yes. During the wintertime, the trolleys are heated.
Jun 2021
Q:
Can I bring my stroller on board the Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour?
A:Yes, strollers must be collapsible and will be stored up front with the conductor. Strollers in the aisle ways would constitute a safety hazard.
Jun 2021
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour with 1 Stop?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour with 1 Stop.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour with 1 Stop?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour with 1 Stop.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Trip home via GPS was uneventful and leaving D C after noon was best time to avoid traffic" See review
  • "we used this as our means of transportation around the city, it was a good way to get from attraction to attraction and learn a little bit along the way" See review
  • "Would recommend taking this bus tour on your first or second day in town." See review

Reviews

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1,530 Reviews

Reviews by Viator travelers

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star-5
Guide was very...
Alexandra_H
, Dec 2021
Guide was very knowledgeable but we would have appreciated it if he wore a mask. Tour was great, te was just perfect and the stop at Lincoln memorial was just right.
star-1
Misleading
Vignesh_M
, Dec 2021
Had a bad experience with the booking. Was given the wrong address and had to miss my tour because of this. When called for customer service, he they weren’t the nicest but agreed to refund because the fault was not mine.
star-5
This was a quick tour of...
Madhurima_D
, Dec 2021
This was a quick tour of DC with one stop at the Lincoln memorial. It was a nice way to touch on all the major locations without spending all day.
star-5
Amazing experience in DC
SAndi_w
, Dec 2021
This was my second trip on tour. The night tour is great but the day tour has a lot to offer as well. Highly recommend doing both.
star-5
Great way to spend some time in DC!
Lynn_W
, Dec 2021
The stories that our driver Batman told us. He made it thoroughly enjoyable!! We were looking for something relaxing to do, and we learned a few things in the process! Great job!!
star-5
All the knowledge our driver passed on to us.
Mary_S
, Nov 2021
Clean bus, well informed tour guide and driver with a wealth of knowledge and an awesome personality. Great experience.
star-3
Be aware of Gold Ticket
Christie_J
, Nov 2021
Be aware of you pay for the gold status to include Arlington and Arlington is closed then you do not get a refund.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
Hello Christie, Please contact me directly at guestrelations@historictours.com. Since the Arlington National Cemetery was closed during your visit to Washington DC, we will refund your money
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-1
Gold Pass Issue
Mark_M
, Nov 2021
Purchased Gold Pass, but tour guide never briefed us about the use of the additional stop. Would like to request a refund for the additional stop that was never offered.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
Hello Mark, The City tour only makes one stop. The Arlington National Cemetery tour ticket is an attraction ticket for a tour at the cemetery. As stated on the website and on tickets, Old Town Trolley tours does not provide transportation to Arlington. Please contact Viator directly to request a refund.
star-5
Great experience
MarieRose_C
, Nov 2021
Able to see so many sites in the comfort of a bus. Driver/guide Ryan was amazing ! His narration was very informative
star-4
Very good tour
Helen_N
, Nov 2021
Very good tour guide. Gave history and allowed opportunity for pix. Had trouble hearing some commentary because of the excited people making comments behind me.

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