Washington DC Night Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley, Monuments

Cultural & Theme Tours in Washington, DC

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Explore Washington DC at your leisure on a hop-on hop-off trolley and see the city's landmarks illuminated on a guided night tour with this super saver combo. Hop on and off as often as you like at any of the 14 trolley stops at landmarks including the White House, US Capitol, Lincoln Memorial and Jefferson Memorial. Then at night, take a guided trolley tour to see the same monuments lit up and hear fascinating anecdotes and ghost stories.
Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley TourBoard your trolley at any of its 14 stops throughout Washington DC and use your included guidebook to help plan your day. Travel two different routes and listen to onboard commentary on the sights you pass, hopping on and off as often as you like. Since the trolleys run every half hour from morning to evening, they're a convenient way to get around the city and cover all the must-do sights! There are two different trolley routes (see Itinerary for a complete list of stops):National Mall and Downtown (Orange Loop)
 The orange line travels along the National Mall with stops at all the Smithsonian Museum buildings, as well as the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, United States Capitol and Supreme Court buildings.


Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle (Red Loop; 10-15 minutes) The Arlington Cemetery line shuttles between the Lincoln Memorial and Arlington Cemetery.
 The last return shuttle from Arlington National Cemetery is at 4:30pm.Guided Night Trolley TourAfter a day of touring the city on your own, meet your guide at 7:30pm at Union Station and board your trolley to begin your 2.5-hour narrated night tour of more than 100 attractions. Be dazzled by the sight of floodlit landmarks including the White House, Washington Monument, FDR Memorial, Korean War Veteran's Memorial and Iwo Jima. As you travel the streets of the US capital, your guide will share historical facts, engaging anecdotes and spooky ghost stories. By the time you return to Union Station, you'll have seen many of the city's can't-miss sights with this money-saving combo that's the perfect balance between free time and guided sightseeing.Please note: If certain attractions are closed, your guide will recommend alternative routes.

What’s included

  • Hop-on hop-off narrated trolley tour
  • Onboard host/hostess
  • Local taxes
  • 2.5-hour narrated night tour

What’s not included

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


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Family friendly