Why I love Washington, DC

It begins with the Mall. How sweet is it to have a walkable strip of museums where you can see nuclear missiles, cursed diamonds and exquisite Asian ceramics in cool underground galleries – for free? Further down the path the notes and photos people leave at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial will break your heart, and the Lincoln Memorial just kills with its grandness and sweeping view. Shaw wins my affection for its... Read More

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2-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC

See the most famous landmarks in Washington DC on this 2-day coach and tram tour. Visit top DC attractions including the White House Visitor Center, US Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Martin Luther King Jr Memorial, and enjoy in-depth visits to the Smithsonian and Mount Vernon. Then, take a tram ride to Arlington National Cemetery, and witness the Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Throughout your tour, hear colorful anecdotes and fascinating trivia about Washington DC's many monuments and memorials from your knowledgeable guides.

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Washington DC Explorer Pass

Enjoy savings and flexibility with the Washington DC Explorer Pass. This multi-attraction pass, valid for 30 days after your first use, provides admission to your choice of three attractions, tours or activities at one price. Choose from 10 top experiences and things to do, such as a hop-on hop-off bus tour, Mount Vernon, the Crime Museum and a riverboat cruise with prime views of DC monuments. A provided guidebook helps you make the most of your time in the city. Enjoy direct entry to attractions. Simply print your pass and go – no voucher redemption required!

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Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour and Attractions Pass

Explore the best of Washington DC at your own pace with this 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus pass and admission to up to five city attractions. Admire famous landmarks including the White House, US Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery as you travel three bus loops through the city, hopping on and off as you wish. Choose admission to popular sights such as the Newseum, National Geographic Museum and Madame Tussauds DC, and marvel at the beauty of DC's monuments illuminated on your included night tour.

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Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington DC: Monuments, Landmarks and Memorials

Enjoy easy transportation across the city by double-decker bus on three sightseeing loops with this hop-on hop-off tour in Washington DC. With a 24-hour pass, you can explore the nation’s capital to see famous landmarks, neighborhoods and top attractions like Arlington National Cemetery. Gain insight on DC memorials and monuments as you listen to informative guided commentary, and hop off wherever you please. Upgrade to a 48-hour pass to include a night bus tour, access to the National Harbor shuttle and admission to the National Geographic Museum.