Washington Dc All-Loops Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
The hop on hop off tour in Washington is a great way to explore the city on your own terms. Tours are great but for the majority of them it just won’t give you everything that you want to see. The hop on hop off tour lets you see only what it is that you want to see and nothing that you don’t. Even better you get to do it yourself so that you don’t have to wait on any tour guide or any other group that may be doing the tour with you. Thus this tour is great for those that are looking to save money as the tour is very economical, and it is perfect for those that are free spirits and prefer to go and explore the city on their own.
You can schedule the tour at any time and take the ticket to the bus station in which you can go ahead and go on the tour. If you have any questions during the day ask the bus driver as they are more than willing to give you information about the city and how it is you should go about getting to what it is that you want to go to and want to do. The tour is overall highly rated as it gives you probably more freedom than any other tour in the city.
After redeeming 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.
Pickup & Return:
Departure Times: Monuments & Landmarks Loop -
Tour length: Approx. 1.5 hours
Departures: Daily / Every 20 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
Sets Sail: 1:00pm
* Please Note: Departure times may vary depending on season
- 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
Does not include:
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- 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