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What is the best tour to see the sites with limited walking?

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What is the best tour to see the sites with limited walking?

We are looking for a tour that will get us around Washington D.C. but we need something with limited walking due to a member of our group cannot walk long distances. We will be touring this week (mid March) so weather is a consideration as well. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

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1. Re: What is the best tour to see the sites with limited walking?

Hop on Hop off buses or trolleys or cabs on your own are your only options. Just understand that with the HOHO buses the next bus may not have room for you so you may have to wait for a later bus/trolley. There is also a bus/trolley at Arlington Cemetery to get around in the cemetery. It does not get you to the cemetery.

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2. Re: What is the best tour to see the sites with limited walking?

If you want a guided tour of some sort, I would probably choose to use a HO/HO bus, such as Old Town Trolleys. But I strongly recommend that you stay on the bus for all the different routes to see the sites and hear the commentary. Once you have done all the loops, you can choose to get off, but as Iam states, you may have to wait awhile for a bus to come that has available seating.

If you just want transportation between various sites in D.C. and don't care about having a guide tell you about what you are seeing, then using taxis would be a cheaper option.

Most, if not all, of the HO/HO bus tours will take you to Arlington National Cemetery, but they are not allowed to drive inside the cemetery. There is a separate HO/HO bus called ANC Tours that does bus tours inside the cemetery and, if you want to do that tour, you would have to get off your HO/HO bus and pay an additional fee to ride the ANC Tour bus.

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