Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour information and booking

Departs from
The tour departs from Union Station, but passengers are welcome to board at any of the 57 pickup and drop-off locations
Time of departure
Departs every 30 minutes (20 - 30 minutes on the Red Loop)8:30am - 5pmBuses do not run on July 4 or December 25
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Tour description provided by Viator

Explore Washington DC at your own pace on an extensive hop-on hop-off itinerary through the heart of the nation's capital. The buses are open top which allows you to enjoy full 360-degree panoramic views as you travel along your route. Whether you are a first time visitor or a repeat visitor there are many things to discover on this informative tour, including the White House, Washington Monument, Smithsonian, and many more.

The buses are equipped with a state-of-the-art technology. Guided commentary is provided throughout the tour. Enjoy the views from the open top double-decker observation level or the comfort of the climate-controlled lower level cabin. Either way, this tour allows you to enjoy Washington DC at your own pace and explore your areas of interest such as the White House, Washington Monument, and the Smithsonian. Choose from a 24-hour or 48-hour ticket to ride on an open-top, double-decker bus, with commentary from your on board guide.

The double-decker bus departs Union Station every 30-minutes giving you plenty of opportunities to explore each stop in detail. The buses on the Red Loop, encompassing the city's most popular sites, run every 20 to 30-minutes.

Have the freedom to explore every corner of Washington DC on the four routes around the city. Ride along the Red Loop, the official tour of the National Mall visiting the city's iconic landmarks; cross the Potomac on the Blue Loop and visit Arlington Cemetery and the Pentagon; on the Yellow Loop, discover historic Georgetown and a variety of museums; or hop aboard a traditional trolley to the National Cathedral on the Green Loop

For a list of stops see Itinerary below:

What's included

  • 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off pass
  • Live and recorded commentary on board
  • Admission to madame tussaud's wax museum

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off