Take a 4-hour guided tour aboard a comfortable coach to catch highlights including the White House, US Capitol Building, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial and Martin Luther King Jr Memorial. Your experienced guide shares detailed commentary about the capital's key monuments and memorials on this exclusive tour. The tour ends by skipping the long lines with reserved entry tickets to Washington DC's centerpiece, the Washington Monument. This tour is a Viator Exclusive that can’t be booked anywhere else.**The Washington Monument is closed due to elevator maintenance. In lieu of this stop, additional stops have been added to this tour as well as a (seasonal) Potomac River cruise.
Board a comfortable, air-conditioned coach to see DC’s most famous monuments and memorials up close. View the outside of the White House and the US Capitol Building—home to the United States Congress. Stop at the Vietnam Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial and the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial. Enjoy about 10-15 minutes at each stop to walk around with your knowledgeable guide, who shares informative commentary about the sites and offers tips for great photo ops. At the end of your comprehensive 4-hour tour, your guide will provide you with reserved entry tickets, allowing you to skip the long lines and go directly into the monument without the crowds.Head to the elevator, which takes you up to the 500-foot-high (152-meter) observation deck atop the landmark obelisk. From the observation deck you get breathtaking 360-degree views of Washington DC. After enjoying this perspective on the capital city, you can walk down a short flight of stairs to visit a small museum filled with historical artifacts. Note the commemorative stones that line the interior walls of the obelisk on the stairwell. Donated by all fifty states, as well as other organizations, the stones are also visible when the elevator slows down to permit better viewing on the descent. In the elevator, a national park ranger provides commentary about the world's tallest obelisk monument. Viator Exclusives combine unique experiences and great deals — from traditional tours to once-in-a-lifetime experiences — and are not available from other third party online sellers.**The Washington Monument is closed due to elevator maintenance. In lieu of this stop, additional stops have been added to this tour as well as a (seasonal) Potomac River cruise.