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Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Flexible trolley tour that's fun for all the family
  • Hop on and off all day just as you like!
  • 20 convenient stops close to the most important attractions
  • Entertaining and informative live commentary
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Tour Duration: 3 hours (if you stay on the trolley).
    Ticket validity: 1 day

    Start time

    Trolleys operate: 9:00am - 5:30pm, Every 30 minutes
    Duration: Tour Duration: A complete loop takes 3 hours.
    Ticket validity: 1 day

    Meeting Point

    Board the trolley at any of the stops.

    Ending Point

    You can leave the tour at any point.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    There’s just so much to explore in Washington DC – monuments, memorials, museums, delightful scenery and magnificent architecture are found around every corner. You can see all the main highlights with ease and comfort when you join the Washington DC Old Town Trolley hop-on hop-off trolley tour.

    With 20 well-placed stops and frequent departures this is the most fun, flexible and comprehensive tour in town. You can jump on and off the trolley at will to visit the attractions or go shopping. Or stay on the trolley for the entire 3-hour loop and listen to an entertaining and informative live commentary.

    On this tour you can visit the United States Capitol Building, the Supreme Court and several of the Smithsonian Museums. See for yourself why so many people are awe-struck by the Lincoln Memorial and learn the moving stories attached to the Vietnam Veterans and World War II Memorials.

    You can stroll through the Museum of American History and learn more about Ford’s Theatre and that fateful night when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. The past, present and future are alive on every corner in Washington DC where history has been continually made.

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    Enjoy an unforgettable day out in the US capital with the Washington DC Old Town Trolley Hop-On Hop-Off Tour. See all the famous Washington DC landmarks in ease and comfort and jump on and off the trolley to explore the places that interest you most.

    Your ticket includes a shuttle to Arlington National Cemetery which can be picked up at the Lincoln Memorial – stop #10. The shuttle runs every 30 minutes to and from. Washington DC Old Town Trolley Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Stops:

    The 20 stops are:

    1) Washington Welcome Center/Ford's Theatre/Peterson House

    2) White House/Visitor Center/National Aquarium

    3) National Archives/U.S. Navy Memorial

    4) Union Station/Smithsonian Postal Museum

    5) U.S. Capitol/Supreme Court/ Library of Congress

    6) Smithsonian Air & Space Museum/ Museum of the American Indian/U.S. Botanical Gardens

    7) Holocaust Memorial Museum/Bureau of Engraving & Printing

    8) Jefferson Memorial/George Mason Memorial

    9) Franklin Roosevelt Memorial/Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    10) Lincoln Memorial/Vietnam Veterans Memorial/Korean War Veterans Memorial/World War II Memorial/Arlington Cemetery. Transfer to Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle.

    11) National Museum of American History/Washington Monument

    12) National Museum of Natural History 13) Newseum/National Gallery of Art

    14) National Geographic Museum/Mayflower Hotel

    15) Dupont Circle/Woodrow Wilson House/Textile Museum/Phillips Collection

    16) Kalorama/Adams Morgan/National Zoo

    17) National Cathedral

    18) Georgetown/Old Stone House

    19) Decatur House/Lafayette Square/White House

    20) Chinatown/Grand Hyatt Hotel

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-on hop-off trolley ticket
    • Live commentary on board the trolley
    • Shuttle to Arlington Cemetery.


    • Food and beverages
    • Entrance fee to monuments and attractions
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your tour operator is not responsible for belongings left behind on the trolley.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Great tour


      Mr Ian D Robottom
    • Great tour bus.

      The staff were friendly, funny & informative, especially Jewel & Godviva....

      Mrs S A Byron-Butler
    • Only way to tour Washington, D.C.

      Great. Couldn't have seen all that I did without your service. All the trolley drivers were very informative and each had personal experiences to share. They were wonderful....

      Preston R. Simmons
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