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Welcome to Washington DC!

Hello, I’m Eric Holmes, General Manager of Old Town Trolley of Washington DC. 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. 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.

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Our friendly conductors narrate the DC 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. As a DC resident, I assure you that our Washington DC tours are 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.

Here are just a few reasons why Old Town Trolley is the best sightseeing tour in town:

  • 100% money back guarantee*
  • Ride second consecutive day FREE*
  • Frequent pickup service
  • Shuttles to Arlington National Cemetery
  • Washington DC’s most comprehensive tour fully narrated by our conductors
  • Exclusive foreign language tour app with GPS tracking
  • Hop on and off ALL DAY
  • More than 100 points of interest
*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.

In order to take you to all the best parts of the city, our tour is divided into three segments:

      1. The National Mall and Downtown – Orange Loop
      2. The Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle** – Red Loop
      3. The National Cathedral and Uptown – Green* Loop

*Your tour ticket includes all day on and off privileges on our orange and red loops; And for an additional fee, take our extended trolley tour which also includes our green* loop. Go to How the Tour Works for more information.

**Please note that The Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle included with your trolley ticket drops you off at the Cemetery only. If you would like to enjoy a tour of the Arlington National Cemetery grounds aboard one of our trolleys, a separate ticket is required. There is no admission fee to tour grounds by foot. Go to Arlington National Cemetery Tours for more information.

“With your trolley ticket, you will receive our full color free map with all our stops and things to do at each one”

union station in Washington DCVisit 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, the Koshland Science Museum and the National Zoo. See the stunning Gothic architecture of the national house of prayer, the National Cathedral. Don’t forget to check out that large white building at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue too.

Riding with Old Town Trolley Tours is the best
way to see all that Washington, DC has to offer!


Download an Old Town Trolley
of Washington DC Brochure

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*Special exemptions apply to the following reservation based attractions: Yankee Freedom III, Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and Ghosts & Gravestones.
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