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Deluxe Half Day Tour of DC with Reserved US Capitol Entry provided by USA Guided Tours

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Deluxe Half Day Tour of DC with Reserved US Capitol Entry

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Benefit from a half-day tour of Washington DC highlights that includes reserved entrance to the Capitol Building and sightseeing by shuttle bus. Skip the long lines at the Capitol Building and see the sprawling building with your guide, then board the climate-controlled shuttle bus to further explore the National Mall. Get photo ops of the White House, and visit important monuments such as the Lincoln Memorial on this comprehensive tour.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    68 First St SE
    68 First St SE, Washington, DC 20004, USA
    Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Building (in front of Neptune Fountain)
    See address & details
  • 1
    Library of Congress
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 2
    U.S. Capitol
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    White House
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    National World War II Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 6
    Lincoln Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 7
    Korean War Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 8
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 9
    United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
    701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
    U.S. Navy Memorial Plaza
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Ideal overview for people with limited time
  • Hear live commentary from the guide
  • Cover more ground than easily done on your own
  • Reserved entry ticket provided for the U.S. Capitol Building
Important Information
Departure Point
68 First St SE, Washington, DC 20004, USA
Duration
5h
Return Details
701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Tickets to the U.S. Capitol Building
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-Speaking Live Tour Guide (on and off the bus)
  • Entry/Admission - U.S. Capitol
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Involves a moderate amount of walking
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels are welcome as long as someone accompanying the passenger using it can assist them board and disembark
  • Entrance to the U.S. Capitol Building requires a security scan/check similar to TSA (airport-style security)
  • Please let us know if you or anyone in your party has titanium body parts so that we can alert Capitol Police prior to entering security screening
  • Capitol Hill parking is very limited; taking a taxi/car service or public transportation to the start of the tour is advised
  • Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to tour departure for check in and security
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
77Reviews
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DePriestVacay wrote a review Aug 2020
naples, fl4 contributions4 helpful votes
I booked a half day private van tour of all the main monuments. Our driver and your guide, Nick, was just amazing!! We booked our tour for Saturdsy Aug 8. He even stopped at a couple extra spots for us. I would definitely book with Nick again!!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Manager at Deluxe Half Day Tour of DC with Reserved US Capitol Entry
Responded 21 Aug 2020
Good Afternoon, Thank you for the kind words! We are happy to hear you had a great tour with Nick. He is one of our best and we are so proud. He definitely makes seeing The Nation's Capital a fun and informative experience. Hope to see you again soon! We will save a seat for you. Best Regards, Elizabeth
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Faiza E wrote a review Mar 2020
West Chester, Pennsylvania31 contributions6 helpful votes
My brother and I had a great time visiting DC in a short time, we were able to see the major highlights of Washington in 5 hrs. The bus was clean and comfortable. The guide Jamal was wonderful and thorough with information on monuments, he was also patient with us as we
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Wanderer11482485195, Guest Relations Manager at Deluxe Half Day Tour of DC with Reserved US Capitol Entry
Responded 19 Mar 2020
Thanks for the A+++. :)
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Bernadette98 wrote a review Mar 2020
Monroe CT4 contributions
Great tour! Super informative and you see so much in the 1/2 day. Definite bang for your buck! Christopher and Nick were our guides and A++++
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Wanderer11482485195, Guest Relations Manager at Deluxe Half Day Tour of DC with Reserved US Capitol Entry
Responded 19 Mar 2020
We love your A++++ score for us. :)
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Susmitha K wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
The trip itself was pretty good since we got to see everything we wanted. The driver Keith was a great guy. We were not very impressed with our tour guide. I was traveling with a teen and had a couple of snack bags in case she gets hungry. The tour starts at the Capitol and we
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Date of experience: February 2020
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ADKR wrote a review Dec 2019
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Really wanted to give the name of the tour guide on the bus--but I've forgotten it--even after he told us! But we did get his picture. I can tell you we were on bus #30 (and we had the ID white stickers!) on Christmas Eve. He had so much information, and knew how to make it a
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at Deluxe Half Day Tour of DC with Reserved US Capitol Entry
Responded 31 Dec 2019
Thanks for the feedback our drivers and guides are what sets us apart and it sounds like you experienced the great service we are famous for. We work hard to make sure that each of our guests leaves with more knowledge and appreciation for the Nation's Capital. We look forward to seeing you again whether it is in New York, Boston or back here in Washington DC! Safe Travels, USA Guided Tours ­
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DC at Dusk Night Tour
Brittany was very knowledgeable about the history of DC. The night tour was an unbelievable experience. A must do w
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lynaugh
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Great tour!
Had a fantastic time! Nick and Curtis were great. Nick knows everything about this city! So impressive. Highly reco
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I mad with the company sale the tour
I was good until the last stop that I need to enter to the national monument and they don’t let me enter because it
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Amazing Tour
Brittany and Curtis did an amazing job on the tour. We had a wonderful time and seeing DC at dusk was a wonderful e
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Rory N
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Very good tour
Nick is very experienced, capable and polite. He was knowledgeable and entertaining. We felt that we had adequate
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Disappointed because boat ride was cancelled since March 2020. The website was not updated.
Tour guide was fantastic. Very knowledgable of DC and its history. I am however requesting a 20% return in price du
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Y3940VQmarya
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A Definite Must
This tour exceeded all our expectations. Tons of great information...proper timing of stops, etc. Excellent tour
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C5107TIchristinep
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5 Star Experience!
We booked this tour last minute and almost did not go as we had spent an exhausting day exploring the Smithsonian's
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Very, very interesting experience, highly recommend.
This was our first trip and first day in DC. We thought this would be a great overview and give us the lay of the l
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mandy l
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See a Lot in a Short Time
We did the USA Tour of DC monuments, memorials, the Capital and the White House. Of course the Capital and White Ho
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BigWGJ
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A great tour of DC!
The tour was great and worth the price! The tour guide was very knowledgeable, the bus was very comfortable and the
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kristinemW4957OW
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Great private tour of DC
We toured DC on August 5th with Nick!! He was amazing! So knowledgeable and funny! My husband Chris and I and our 3
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91yulias
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Amazing tour guide!
What a great tour guide Dray! We absolutely loved this tour and Dray (and the driver, of course) made the differenc
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DC in a day!
Nick the tour guide was awesome! The tour has been adjusted due to covid 19, but overall the best way to get a gre
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802stuarti
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Fantastic Experience
The night tour was brilliant. Seeing the monuments at night was in itself wonderful. But to have such a quality gui
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