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Grand Tour of Washington DC

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For over 30 years, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided Washington DC sightseeing tours highlighting the best of the city. Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Monuments by Moonlight Tour: Experience the beauty and awe of our country's most stirring monuments in a whole new way... by moonlight. Arlington National Cemetery is an enduring tribute to those who've dedicated their lives to defending the ideals of our nation. Explore the rich history of this national landmark from the comfort of our tour vehicles.

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Adults $94.50 $84.50 $10.00
Children (4-12) $67.75 $60.65 $7.10
Children Under 4 FREE FREE

*Trolley ticket must be used on consecutive days. Ticket must be purchased by March 15, 2017. Ticket is nontransferable. Must show valid ID. Other restrictions may apply. Extra days or free portion of the ticket has no cash value and is not refundable and non-transferable.

**Monuments by Moonlight: If you need to cancel or change your tour reservation, you are required to do so 24 hours in advance. No cancellations or refunds will be made 24 hours prior to tour departure.

Old Town Trolley Tours: As seat of the government and an icon for the nation, Washington, DC is a place to learn about history and watch it in the making. On the Monuments by Moonlight Tour you'll be transported to many of the city's most famous sights, while enjoying the tranquil night and evening breeze. Arlington National Cemetery is an enduring tribute to those who’ve dedicated their lives to defending the ideals of our nation. A visit here will leave an indelible impression on your spirit.

Your Grand Tour of Washington DC Includes:

  • Valid November 1 - March 15, 2017; ticket valid for 6 months from purchase date
  • Trolley Includes Orange & Red
  • Free second consecutive day aboard Old Town Trolley*
  • Hop On & Off at 14 Old Town Trolley Stops
  • Fully Narrated Tour of Washington DC
  • Exclusive Old Town Trolley Foreign Language Tour App with GPS Tracking
  • 100% Money-Back Guarantee
  • Monuments by Moonlight Tour**
  • You haven’t seen Washington until you’ve seen it at night!
  • See the city’s most popular monuments in a different light
  • Stops at Iwo Jima, FDR, Lincoln, Vietnam Veterans, Korean War and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials
  • Arlington National Cemetery Tour:
  • Continuous 45-60 minute loop
  • 7 stops on weekdays and 10 on weekends
  • Learn about cemetery's history and heroes from knowledgeable guides
  • Be transported to notable graves and memorials

Trolley Stops

Stop 1: Washington Welcome Center
Stop 2: The White House
Stop 3: National Archives
Stop 4: Union Station
Stop 5: U.S. Capitol
Stop 6: Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
Stop 7: Holocaust Memorial Museum
Stop 8: Jefferson Memorial
Stop 9: FDR Memorial
Stop 10: Lincoln Memorial
Stop 11: Arlington National Cemetery
Stop 12: National Museum of American History
Stop 13: Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
Stop 14: Newseum

Ticket Booth Locations

Stop 1: Washington Welcome Center
Stop 4: Union Station

Washington DC Old Town Trolley Tours

For over 30 years, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided Washington DC sightseeing tours highlighting the best of the city. Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Our friendly conductors narrate the tour with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and humorous stories. It will be our pleasure to guide you through the nation’s capital on one of our orange and green trolleys.

Old Town Trolley Tours is the best way to see the city. Because we cover the entire city, you can avoid costly parking and city driving. The tour is also designed so that you can hop on and off and explore on your own at any time. With frequent pickups at all our stops, this helps you avoid walking long distances.

Visit our Union Station, the most visited destination in DC, serving as a transportation depot and retail center since 1908. See the Capitol building, Supreme Court, and Library of Congress on the East end of the mall. Visit the Smithsonian, the National Gallery, and the Museum of Natural History.

Learn about some of the country’s most significant presidents at the Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial, and Lincoln Memorial. Check out the International Spy Museum and the Koshland Science Museum. Don’t forget to check out that large white building at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue too.

Monuments by Moonlight Tour

When the sun goes down, Washington turns into a different city, and Old Town Trolley Tours knows just the right way to show off the Capitol City at night! Experience top-rated Washington DC Night Tours with experienced tour guides.

Our professional tour guides will take you right to some of the city’s most popular monuments and let you see the city in a different light.

Along the way, you’ll be transported back in time as you ride along the same streets the presidents have traveled, and hear historical tales and anecdotes about the city’s fascinating history, such as The Curse of the Hope Diamond and its legacy of death and despair and the Medal of Honor winner who donated his amputated leg to a museum and often visited it!

Our 2 1/2 hour Washington DC Monument Tours depart nightly from Union Station.

**If you need to cancel or change your tour reservation, you are required to do so 24 hours in advance. No cancellations or refunds will be made 24 hours prior to tour departure.

Arlington National Cemetery Tours

A vacation to Washington D.C. would not be complete without visiting Arlington National Cemetery. Spread across 600 acres of rolling hills and beautiful gardens, this historic landmark is about 4 times the size of the National Mall and offers an exclusive tour service for guests looking to see the entire property in a manageable amount of time. Daily tours begin at the Welcome Center. A 45-minute loop gives visitors the chance to hop on and off at a variety of key points of interest. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience one of the most informative and awe-inspiring tours in Washington D.C.

*Trolley ticket must be used on consecutive days. Ticket must be purchased by March 15, 2017. Ticket is nontransferable. Must show valid ID. Other restrictions may apply. Extra days or free portion of the ticket has no cash value and is not refundable and non-transferable.

Old Town Trolley Tours

Trolleys board approximately every 30 minutes.

Arlington Cemetery Shuttle:
Last return shuttle is at 4:15pm.

First Tour of the Day:

Stop #1: Washington Welcome Center: 9:00 am (both orange and green line)
Stop #2: Willard and White House: 9:10 am
Stop #3: National Archives: 9:15 am
Stop #4: Union Station: 9:00 am
Stop #5: US Capitol: 9:10 am
Stop #6: Air and Space Museum: 9:15 am
Stop #7: Holocaust Memorial Museum: 9:20 am
Stop #8: Jefferson Memorial: 9:25 am
Stop #9: FDR / Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials: 9:30 am
Stop #10: Lincoln Memorial: 9:35 am
Stop #11: Arlington National Cemetery: 9:30 am
Stop #12: National Museum of American History: 9:40 am
Stop #13: National Museum of Natural History: 9:45 am
Stop #14: Newseum: 9:50 am

Last Full Tour of the Day:
Please note that guests taking this tour will not be able to use the on/off feature.

Stop #1: Washington Welcome Center: 5:00 pm (both orange and green line)
Stop #2: Willard and White House: 5:10 pm
Stop #3: National Archives: 5:15 pm
Stop #4: Union Station: 5:00 pm
Stop #5: US Capitol: 5:05 pm
Stop #6: Air and Space Museum: 5:15 pm
Stop #7: Holocaust Memorial Museum: 5:15 pm
Stop #8: Jefferson Memorial: 5:20 pm
Stop #9: FDR / Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials: 5:25 pm
Stop #10: Lincoln Memorial: 5:00 pm
Stop #11: Arlington National Cemetery: 5:00 pm
Stop #12: National Museum of American History: 5:10 pm
Stop #13: National Museum of Natural History: 5:15 pm
Stop #14: Newseum: 5:20 pm

Monuments by Moonlight Tour

Tours depart from Union Station.

March 13 – November 5:
7:00 pm, 7:30 pm, 8:00 pm.

November 6 – March 12:
6:30pm

Tour times are subject to change without notice. Please contact 202-832-9800 to make a reservation.

*If you need to cancel or change your tour reservation, you are required to do so 24 hours in advance. No cancellations or refunds will be made 24 hours prior to tour departure.

Arlington National Cemetery Tours

Open 365 days a year.

October – March: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. Last tour departs at 4:00 pm*.
April – September: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm. Last tour departs at 6:00 pm.

*October – March: The last red loop Old Town Trolley will leave stop #10 (Lincoln Memorial) at 4:45pm to pick-up guests from ANC at 5:00pm and return them to stop #10.

Changing of the Guard:
October 1 – March 31: Every hour on the hour.
April 1 – September 30: Every half hour.

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