Please see below for important information
Due to the annual Christmas Tree lighting stops #2 (The White House), stop #14 (National Museum of American History) and stop #15 (Smithsonian Museum of Natural History) will be closed all day.
Stop #17 the Portrait Gallery stop will be closed for the upcoming future due to major construction. Guest can walk three blocks west to 10th and E St NW which is stop #1, the Welcome Center to board the trolley. We apologize for any inconvenience and will notify when that stop opens.
Arlington Cemetery Tours will not operate on December 14, 2019 and January 11, 2020. Volunteers from Wreaths Across America will be placing wreaths on the grave sites here on December 14th and removing them on January 11th. The box office at the cemetery will be open on both those days for future tickets sales but no tour will be available.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
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Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Washington DC

If you’re visiting during the Washington DC Labor Day Weekend, don’t forget to include the Old Town Trolley Tours in your itinerary.

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Labor Day Concert at the U.S. Capitol

Sunday of Labor Day Weekend – 
Enjoy a free concert by the National Symphony Orchestra starting at 8:00pm on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The concert celebrates the beginning of the Washington, DC performing arts season. This will be the most popular event in the city for Washington DC Labor Day. The U.S. Capitol is conveniently located right off trolley stop #5.

The Murals Tour

The Department of Interiors Building in Washington DC hosts this tour for up to 20 visitors at a time. You’ll see around 26 painted and photographic murals depicting the history of U.S. labor painted by numerous American artists and if you’re in town for Labor Day weekend, this would be a perfect attraction to visit. Tours depart on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2pm & reservations are required.

The National Geographic Museum

Check out seasonal exhibits like Earth Explorers: highly interactive, hands-on and family-friendly. Visitors will see and learn a variety of methods explorers use while out in the field. The exhibit ends September 17.

Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington

DC has provided vacation guests and locals with more than 20 years of historic tours, news and events. Each month the Trolley Team publishes upcoming events in Washington, DC for visitors and residents to enjoy.

If you’re visiting Washington, DC during Labor Day weekend, don’t forget to include the Old Town Trolley Tour in your itinerary. The best way to visit all the Washington DC attractions and historic sites in one weekend is to hop aboard the trolley when you arrive and see the best sites first. This allows you to plan your vacation around the activities that interest you and your family the most. You can hop on and off at your leisure.

If you are a Washington, DC resident, take advantage of the Old Town Trolley Tours Hometown Pass program. After your registration is verified, you will receive free admission to the historic Washington, DC Tour each time you bring a full paying adult guest.

Learn more about the Hometown Pass today.

DC Ducks Sightseeing Tours

All Weekend

Explore DC on Land & by River with a Duck tour. Forget what you think you know about DC Ducks and get ready for a look at Washington DC only we can give you! You will be granted special access to this city thanks to a fully restored DUKW vehicle that can seamlessly go from tour bus to boat – giving you a perspective on this magnificent city that you can only get on a DC Ducks tour. DC is a city like no other and we want to show you as many of the most popular and important memorials and landmarks as we can so you walk away feeling that you’ve seen the best this city has to offer.

Safety First, Courtesy A Close Second

Since 1995, over one million visitors have discovered America’s Capital City in the comfort and safety of our highly-maintained fleet of Coast Guard Certified amphibious vehicles.

Here’s Why:

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  • Compliant with strict U.S. Coast Guard & DOT regulations
  • Highly-trained, certified Master Captains
  • The waters of the Potomac River are shallow and calm and we are never far from shore
  • Vehicle design is first in class
  • All vehicles furnished with the latest in safety equipment

Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market

The FRESHFARM Market is located in the heart of one of Washington DC’s most dynamic and lively neighborhoods. The market is open 8:30am to 1:30pm every Sunday from April through December with more than 50 farmers offering fruits and vegetables, artisan cheeses, pastured meats, baked goods and more. Afterwards, you can head over to the National Mall to sightsee some of DC’s most famed monuments and memorials.

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