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Excellent value for money
Fully narrated tour
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.
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**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.
Expert, English-speaking tour guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
Tours are not wheelchair accessible; strollers and baby carriages are not able to be accommodated
Please note: guests that arrive after departure will not be accommodated and may not be refunded
Please note: attractions visited may be very crowded
Participants who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, behave in a disorderly manner, or pose a threat to other guests are subject to cancellation without refund