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Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Tour by Trolley

Highlights
  • See Washington DC's monuments by moonlight while aboard a trolley
  • Hear entertaining anecdotes and historical information from a guide on an evening tour
  • Pass by Washington DC's most popular monuments and points of interest
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Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Tour by Trolley
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Overview
Explore the famous monuments and memorials of Washington DC by moonlight on this narrated, 2.5-hour sightseeing tour. Hop aboard an open-air trolley and enjoy an educational and entertaining history of the nation’s capital while traveling past each point of interest. Take in the stunning views of an illuminated Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the White House and many other landmarks. This is a truly unique look at the iconic monuments of Washington DC by night.
What to Expect
This unique trolley tour provides an entirely new perspective on the city of Washington DC and its many famous locations by moonlight.

Meet your guide and the rest of the tour group by the main entrance at Union Station. Then climb aboard one of the orange and green trolleys and enjoy the view with live commentary from a local guide.

Ride along the same streets the presidents have traveled and see the Washington Monument lit up for the evening. Pass the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, illuminated from the Tidal Basin; the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, featuring cascading waterfalls and sculptures; and the National World War I and World War II Memorials, with a spectacular fountain display.

There’s also the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the White House, Capitol Hill and the dome of the United States Capitol, plus the United States Supreme Court Building and the Library of Congress. Along the way, hear the historic stories, facts and anecdotes that make the city of Washington DC one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States.
Reviews (1,563)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
So much better by Night.....Gorgeous

There are few tours that I have enjoyed more that this one. It was a very comfortable September evening, the monuments are beautiful and regal, and best .....best of all, was an informed, gracious and hospitable tour guide who knew so very much about Washington...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark Welton W
Reviewed 22 October 2018
Awesome tour but couldn't really hear

We did this on our first night in DC. The tour was wonderful but we had difficulty hearing. We were in the second to last row of the bus and the speakers stopped a few rows ahead of us. I really wish I could've heard...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank RRobinson1018
Reviewed 3 October 2018
Must see!

With a limited time in DC, we knew the monuments were a must and what a better time then when they're lit up in all their glory. Our driver was very funny and informational at the same time. A little bit of a sprinkle on...More

Date of experience: January 2018
7  Thank Rocky P
Reviewed 19 September 2018
great tour - must see

the tour was awesome. our guide smiley was the best - great stories and the monuments are the most beautiful at night

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank tiffanym22
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile
September, 8:00 PM tour

This was a really great tour, and a good value overall! Harriet, our driver and guide, was very informative. She shared lots of interesting facts and even entertained us a bit! We saw all of the major monuments and stopped at a few. The evening...More

10  Thank Michele B
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