Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington DC: Monuments, Landmarks and Memorials

CitySights DC

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Violet B ·
· October 9, 2017
A great tour


Thomas D ·
· August 3, 2017
Knowledgeable tour guides and great hop off locations.


MyLinh J ·
· August 3, 2017
My family and I had a wonderful time despite the rain. They provided ponchos which was a surprise. I would do it again.

What You'll Get

After redeeming your voucher at Union Station, choose among the three bus loops to begin your sightseeing adventure in Washington DC. Whether you choose the 24-hour or 48-hour pass, you'll have the flexibility to see the sights at your own pace, hopping on and off the bus as you please across all three loops. 

Take the Monuments & Landmarks Loop around DC’s monuments, memorials and other top landmarks as you listen to onboard narration about US history, including America's forefathers. Hop off to spend time at attractions like the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Holocaust Museum.

Take the Washington National Cathedral & Georgetown Loop to explore Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown, a historic neighborhood and one of DC’s top destinations for shopping, dining and nightlife. Stroll along the Georgetown Waterfront Park promenade with great views of the Potomac River.

Take the Arlington National Cemetery & Pentagon Loop to stop at Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, where you can watch the impressive Changing of the Guard. Here you can see the John F Kennedy Eternal Flame, the final resting place of the nation’s 35th president. You'll also cross Arlington Memorial Bridge and view the Pentagon, headquarters of the US Department of Defense.

48-hour pass upgrade:

Night Tour: Washington DC gets even more beautiful after the sun sets. Join this 3 hour fully narrated Moonlight Tour to The FDR Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veteran, Korean War Memorials, Iwo Jima Memorial, The White House, Union Station and much more. Do not forget your camera we make plenty of photo stops! Some of the illuminated sights you’ll view are: Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Union Station, U. S. Capitol, Iwo Jima Memorial, The White House, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.

National Ferry Cruise: This 50-minute cruise includes light narration with fun facts mixed with music as you sail by historical monuments. 

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Once voucher is exchanged for CitySights DC ticket, Big Bus buses may be boarded anywhere on the route
  • Please note: City restrictions prevent bus stop signs at certain locations
  • Buses can accommodate strollers and a limited number of wheelchairs
  • Prerecorded tour narration is available in English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean and Russian and Hebrew (not available on the night tour)
  • Wheelchair accessible; please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
  • 24- or 48-hour hop-on hop-off pass for three loops
  • Night tour (48-hour pass only)
  • National Ferry Cruise (48-hour pass only)
  • Onboard commentary

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

Departure Point
Redeem your voucher at Union Station or Macy's at Metro Center

Departure Time
Monuments & Landmarks Loop -
Tour length: Approx. 1.5 hours
Departures: Daily / Every 30 min from 9am to 5pm*

Arlington National Cemetery & Pentagon Loop -
Tour length: Approx. 30 minutes
Departures: Daily / Every 30 min from 9am to 4pm*

Washington National Cathedral & Georgetown Loop -
Tour length: Approx. 1 hour 20 minutes
Departures: Daily / Every 30 min from 10am to 3:45pm*

Night Tour (48-hour pass only) -
Tour length: Approx. 3 hours
Departures: Daily at 6:30PM

National Ferry Cruise (48-hour pass only) -
Tour length: Approx. 50 minutes
Boarding: 12:45pm
Sets Sail: 1:00pm

* Please Note: Departure times may vary depending on season


Voucher Info
A paper voucher is required for this attraction/activity. You must print and bring your printed voucher with you on the day of the activity, as required by our local provider.

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The Fine Print

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