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Big Bus Washington D.C. Tours
Detail Passes good for 1 or 2 days depending on tour choice. Hop on and off to visit amazing attractions or ride each loop straight through. Red Loop is 1 hour and 45 minutes, Yellow Loop is 2 hours, and Blue Loop is 1 hour.
Detail Passes include admission to the tour of your choosing, with the Big Bus Classic and Deluxe options also having admission to the Madam Tussauds Wax Museum.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
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The Big Bus Washington DC Tours are a great way to experience everything wonderful about the nation's capital; with so many things to do and see, visitors are sure to rejoice in the customizable options of this tour. Hop aboard the open-air double-decker bus for the ride of a lifetime. Relax and cruise around in style as you take in the fresh Washington DC air as well as the gorgeous scenery. The tour includes live, guided commentary on Red Loop tours as well as digital commentary in eight languages on the Yellow Loop tour. The Big Bus Classic Tour, as well as The Big Bus Deluxe Tour both include free admission to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.

Red Loop Stops
(Included in all tour options)
Authorized by the National Park Service, this loop route features some of the best stops including the US Capitol, The White House, the Air and Space Museum, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial, and the Lincoln Memorial. Live commentary, as well as pre-recorded commentary in eight different languages, is included.

Blue Loop Stops
(Included on the Big Bus Classic Tour and Big Bus 2 Hour Panoramic Night Tour)
This tour loop focuses on the sites and memorials that are dedicated to the past and present heroes of the US. See the Potomac River as you leave DC to see places such as the Arlington National Cemetery, the Pentagon, Pentagon City's Fashion Center, and the Iwo Jima Statue as well as the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial, WWII Memorial, and the Air Force Memorial. This tour includes live commentary.

Yellow Loop Stops
(Included on the Big Bus Classic Tour and Big Bus 2 Hour Panoramic Night Tour)
Take a trip to the historic center of the capital where you'll see places like the White House, Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan, the National Zoo, and Georgetown. Recorded commentary is available in eight different languages including Japanese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, and English.

From the White House to the Capitol Hill and everything in between, you can capture the greatest sights in the United States. Check out the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Georgetown, and more with the option to hop off and explore any stop on the Big Bus Patriot and the Big Bus Classic Tours.

Detailed Tour Itinerary
Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, DC
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The Arlington National Cemetery is comprised of 644 acres. The national cemetery is home to the fallen soldiers of America's bloodiest battle, the Civil War. The cemetery celebrated its 15oth anniversary in 2014. It is a great place to visit for those who love history and want to pay tribute to those who fought for their country. Available on the Blue Loop.
World War II Memorial in Washington, DC, fountain
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The World War II Memorial was created so guests could honor those who lost their lives fighting for our country. Here, you'll see the beautiful fountains, where you can pay your respects to the 16 million heroic soldiers who served in the armed forces during that Great War, including the 400,000 Americans who lost their lives. Available on the Blue Loop.
Washington Monument in Washington, DC
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The most prominent and recognizable figure in Washington, D.C., the Washington Monument is a 555-foot marble obelisk that honors the nation's founding father, George Washington. Washington led the Continental Army to victory and then went on to become the nation's first president. Available on the Red loop.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, war memorial
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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, set in Constitution Gardens is one of the best-loved, most visited memorials in Washington DC. The memorial is comprised of three parts; Three Soldiers Statue, Vietnam Women's Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, where the names of nearly 60,000 soldiers are etched in reflective stone. Available on the Blue Loop.
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial - Iwo Jima Statue in Washington, DC
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At the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, guests will be able to pay homage to some of the bravest heroes of the United States. The statue features the four marine corps soldiers who replaced the flag on Mount Suribachi. It is a unique and historic monument that truly gives great insight into the sacrifice that soldiers make. Available on the Blue Loop.
U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC
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The U.S. Capitol Building is one of the most iconic buildings in the city. It is home to Congress and is one of the most significant places for government operations. Visitors can get a glimpse of the amazing place on one of these fantastic tours. Available on the Red Loop.
The White House in Washington, DC
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Home to the President of the United States, the White House is probably the most well-known American icon. Guests will be able to see the beauty of the architecture while passing by. See the gardens and the fountains while learning about the building itself. The White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Available on the Red Loop and the Yellow Loop.
The Pentagon in Arlington, VA
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The Pentagon, located in Arlington, VA, serves as the headquarters to the United States Department of Defense. One of the world's largest office buildings, it is not only a beautiful architectural display, but it serves a significant role in the operations of the country's military. Available on the Blue loop.
Monkey at zoo
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The Smithsonian National Zoo boasts free admission to all visitors, so guests of all ages can get out and learn about the amazing creatures that call it home. Everything from orangutans and penguins the giant panda can be found within the zoo's walls. Available on the Yellow Loop.
Pentagon City Mall in Washington, DC
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If you are looking to get in some fantastic shopping while in Washington DC, make sure to check out the Pentagon City Mall. Whether you want to find the perfect gift for that special someone or would rather treat yourself to something nice, this is the place to do it. It is located at 1100 S Hayes St and is home to stores such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Apple, Coach, and more. When you've worked up an appetite, create your own burrito at Chipotle or enjoy some tasty Dippin' Dots.
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
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Visit the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. for an unforgettable experience! Guests to the museum can take a journey through space or to natural and man-made wonders at the Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater or take a 20-minute tour of the universe at the Albert Einstein Planetarium. The National Air and Space Museum is continuously developing new exhibits on the history, science, and technology of aviation and space flight. Available on the Red Loop.
Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC
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Built to honor the 16th President, the Lincoln Memorial is in the form of a Greek Doric temple with a large seated sculpture of Abraham Lincoln. While you're admiring the statue, make sure to read the inscriptions of two well-known speeches by Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address and his Second Inaugural Address. Available on the Red loop.
Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC
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Check out the Jefferson Memorial, dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, an American Founding Father and the third President. This neoclassical building was designed by architect John Russell Pope and built from 1939 to 1943. The bronze statue of Jefferson was added only a few years later. Available on the Red loop.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, DC
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This amazing memorial was erected to honor former US President Roosevelt and the 12 years he was in office. The outdoor galleries are divided into four sections, each representing one of his terms in office, with a wide variety of sculptures, quotations, waterfalls and pools, quiet alcoves, and many other symbolic works of art. Available on the Red loop.
Dupont Circle in Washington, DC
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Head to Dupont Circle to explore the upscale neighborhood. It is home to young professionals, academics, and artists. Chic shops, boutiques, delightful restaurants, and fabulous architecture are also why Dupont Circle is a popular place to linger. Also, head to other popular attractions like the Woodrow Wilson House, Textile Museum, Phillips Collection, and Embassy Camera. Available on the Yellow Loop.
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Stops may change due to traffic, weather, maintenance, etc.

With one of these great tours, you are sure to experience everything amazing about the Washington DC area. 


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