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On Board Tours DC

12th & Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Nice trip

Enjoyed trip and our escort he knew a lot. Would be 5 but found boat ride boring. Would have... read more

Reviewed today
Larry K
via mobile
Must see tour on first day in town

This is my second time on this tour. Great way to see a lot in a short amount of time... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Darla B
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OnBoard DC Tours offers daily sightseeing bus tours in Washington DC. Day tours, night tours, and 3-day RoundAbouts are available year round.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“lights tour” (46 reviews)
“hour tour” (92 reviews)
“great tour” (102 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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12th & Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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"lights tour"
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"hour tour"
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"great tour"
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"boat ride"
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"white house"
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"major monuments"
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"mt vernon"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"take pictures"
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"wealth of information"
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"entire tour"
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"arlington cemetery"
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"vietnam memorial"
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"three hours"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Enjoyed trip and our escort he knew a lot. Would be 5 but found boat ride boring. Would have preferred seeing more monuments.

Thank Larry K
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is my second time on this tour. Great way to see a lot in a short amount of time. Knowledgeable guide stay with you the whole time.

Thank Darla B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the worst tours I have ever been on----website showed a hop on hop off type bus, we were really looking forward to that since the weather was perfect---ended up being a really old bus that was absolutely packed and the handles...More

Thank Nash S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My disabled brother and I took a tour of DC with Josh Sefcik. Since my brother is unable to walk long distances, Josh was very considerate by keeping an eye out for him. It was a very educational tour. Josh was funny, entertaining and well-versed...More

Thank hankhead
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, the full sightseeing bus waited almost 30 minutes on our late tour guide Willis. After letting everyone know that he was a licensed tour guide because he passed a very stringent exam required in DC, we began our "tour." A typical narrative was "This...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the DC all day tour. Susan was a fantastic guide. The tours was very informative. Susan was engaging and made the tour relevant to each individual with her great narration of history and linked events to the visitors. I enjoyed the historical anecdotes...More

Thank Evelyn G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived early to the pick up location which is just outside of a gift shop. Other customers had been picked up at their hotel but that wasn't offered to us when we booked online. All the new customers boarded the bus when it was...More

Thank Krista D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thought the 6 hours might be too much for my 80-year old mom. She loved seeing so many monuments and greatly appreciated our guide, Dale, sharing the history at each stop. Thank you for the experience!

Thank Cindy C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I brought my granddaughter to DC to introduce her to the amazing history of our nation's capitol, and we had the best time! Our tour guide, John, was funny, knowledgable, and engaging. It was the best way to learn about all our national treasures, and...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Susan did a great job on our tour of teaching us about the history of the places we visited. We had never been to Washington DC and only had one day. We saw more and learned more than we ever thought we could. Thank you...More

Thank Daria H
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Jeff S
20 May 2017|
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Response from ctjbos | Reviewed this property |
We didn't take the boat tour but we do know they had restaurants near dock where you could stop & buy your own food before boat portion
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annabiz610
12 July 2016|
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Response from Steve L | Reviewed this property |
We took the 6 hour tour at $74.99 per person with tax. There is a 3 hour tour as well.
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Pinkysenor
21 March 2016|
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Response from rlgrhb | Reviewed this property |
My mother walks slowly due to a knee issue and they were not very accomodating. I would call around and ask the tour companies to see if they have wheelchairs that they can provide.
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