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Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington D.C.
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Washington D.C.
Tour Washington, D.C. from the best spot in the house: a double-decker bus. Pass historic landmarks while relaxing in comfort on this tour of America's capital.
Book a 24-hour or 48-hour ticket and receive a complimentary admission to Madame Tussauds!
More details below
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From its celebrated symbols of patriotism to its undiscovered neighborhoods, the United States' capital offers sights and sounds inspiring millions of visitors every year. Packed with famous sights, free attractions, and an endless calendar of special events, Washington, D.C. offers year-round inspiring experiences. When Pierre Charles LíEnfant gazed northward along the banks of the Potomac River in 1791, he envisioned a "pedestal waiting for a monument." Since that day, Washington, D.C. has evolved into a fascinating, lively city. Sights along the way include:
  • The National Mall
  • The U.S. Capitol building
  • The 15 museums of the Smithsonian
  • The National Archives
  • The White House
  • The Washington Monument
  • The Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials while in Arlington National Cemetery
Hop on and off all day long with a 24-hour valid ticket, or take advantage of a 48-hour ticket and enjoy the sights over 2 days, and have more time to take each loop; the Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green loops are all included in both the 24- and 48-hour passes.

Red Loop:
Tour the traditional monuments of the nationís capital, including the White House, U.S. Capitol building, Air and Space Museum, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial, and the Lincoln Memorial.

Blue Loop:
Make your way across the Potomac River for some prime photo opportunities to see the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery.

Yellow Loop:
Peruse Washington, D.C.ís historic center, making your way through historic Ford Theater before continuing on to Georgetown.

Green Loop:
Hop on a trolley and climb up the winding slope to the National Cathedral.

Inclusions :
  • 24-hour or 48 hours Hop-On Hop-Off pass includes ticket to Madame Tussauds
  • 48 hours Hop-On Hop-Off pass includes ticket to Crime and Punishment Museum (only available for travel from May 1)
  • 4 routes (Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green)
  • Individual headset for narration

Red Route
90 minutes
Yellow Route
60 minutes
Green Route
30 minutes
Blue Route
60 minutes

Departure time and location:
Red Route
Every 15–30 minutes; from Union Station
Yellow Route
Every 15–30 minutes; from Union Station
Green Route
Every 15–30 minutes; from Washington Hilton
Blue Route
Every 15–30 minutes; from Washington Monument

Important booking tip:
  • Children 4 and younger can ride at no additional cost.

Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation email or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it is critical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem 1 voucher per person.

How to Redeem Your Voucher:
Please present your voucher(s) and photo ID to the double-decker bus driver as you enter. You will be given a ticket in exchange for your voucher. Please retain this ticket as you will need to show it as you hop on and off of the buses. Union Station is the main departure point, however, customers may redeem their vouchers anywhere on the route.

Know Before You Go:
  • Attraction admission is not included.
  • Beverages are not provided.
  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to 48 hours before the date of the Activity.