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Best of DC Including US Capitol, National Archives Reserved Access, White House and Lincoln Memorial

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Experience Washington DC’s most sought-after attractions like a true VIP insider. Beat the long lines and enjoy reserved entry to the US Capitol Building for a tour of the home of Congress. Plus, gain priority entry into the National Archives Building for an exclusive look at the original Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence and US Constitution. You'll also see famous DC landmarks including the White House and the Lincoln Memorial.
Highlights
  • Priority access to National Archives and US Capitol Building saves time 
  • Transportation around DC landmarks eliminates the need to rent a car 
  • Comprehensive tour of city highlights allows an overview of DC in one day 
  • In-depth guide commentary teaches much more than you may learn on your own
What to Expect
Exploring Washington DC can be overwhelming. This guided tour, which includes priority access to two popular sights, allows you to get a comprehensive overview of the nation's capital in a single day.
Meet your group at the US Capitol Visitor Center, where you'll enjoy a skip-the-line walking tour of the Senate and House of Representatives. See the Crypt, Rotunda, and National Statuary Hall, as well as a film about the history of US government.
Back on the shuttle, pass the White House on the way to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, United States Navy Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, and Korean War Veterans Memorial. At each stop, hop out to have a look around, take photos, and listen to informative commentary from your guide.
Midday, head over to the Potomac River for a leisurely cruise (seasonal, mid-March to mid-October).
Lunch of your choice is available at L'Enfant Plaza.
The day's last stop is the National Archives Building, where you'll have priority access to see the Declaration of Independence, United States Constitution, the original Bill of Rights, and Public Vaults.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a average at best tour . The tour guide was not highly knowledgeable . He read a few things from his phone as we went by the sights . We couldn’t even have lunch because he said the boat was running ahead ....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jenn F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just back from a full day guided tour. Our tour leader Nick together with our driver Tony did an excellent job. Nick fed us with all information possible while fitting in some hu our. Good job Nick. Keep up the good work!!!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mariaattard2015
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We're so glad we found out about the tour thru Trip Advisor. We had read many reviews and they were all positive, and many praised a particular tour guide, Josh. We booked our tour online. And were pleasantly surprised that our guide would be the...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tour group. We booked this tour when my son wanted to see inside the Capitol building and inside the National Archives. USA Guided tours takes care of everything!! Supplied water for us (August), picked us up at our Georgetown hotel, explained everything, got us...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Barbara C
USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at USA Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We appreciate the great feedback name we work hard to ensure each of our passengers has an awesome tour experience, to hear we are doing a great job means a lot. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with Chris and Valerie...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Christopher was our guide and was brilliant he had the happy knack of combining history with hilarity. He kept the tour moving but was always aware of the less mobile members of the tour and accommodated everyone. All in all a great day out. Thank...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Robert G
USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at USA Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the great feedback. We are delighted that you had such a great tour with Chris. He does his very best each day to ensure our customers have a memorable and enjoyable experience, it really is our people that set us apart as the...More

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Coastal46464179828
13 July 2019|
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Response from Resort63841016040 |
The group meets & departs across the streeet from the rear side of the capitol near a fountain of Neptune.
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1 July 2019|
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Response from Tawne B | Reviewed this property |
We took an Uber from our hotel as we met at the capitol building and there’s not much parking in that area.
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I agree with Kristie’s comment
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