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Washington DC Super Saver: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley and Monuments by Moonlight Tour
"Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley TourBoard your trolley at any of its 20 stops throughout Washington DC and use your included guidebook to help plan your day. Travel three different routes and listen to onboard commentary on the sights you pass hopping on and off as often as you like. Since the trolleys run every half hour from morning to evening they're a convenient way to get around the city and cover all the must-do sights! This is DC's only trolley with GPS Tracking! You can find the your next trolley arrival nearby trolley stops and there is even a call-in feature. No phone app is required! Maximize your time on the trolleys with the use of this tool.There are three different trolley routes (see Itinerary for a complete list of stops):National Mall and Downtown ( as well as the Lincoln Memorial Washington Monument
From $78.00
 
Washington DC Private City Tour
"It's a very fast-paced city tour around Washington DC for 4 hours with your own private driver guide who will give you all the basic information about the monuments and areas you will see on this tour. Get even more personalized by selecting a multi-ling Supreme Court Library of Congress Ullyses Grant MemorialUnion Station Pennsylvania Avenue The White House
From $90.00
 
Half Day Customized Private Tour of DC by Limo or Mercedes Sprinter
"Pick up available inside DC Beltway (including hotels and private residences) Alexandria Arlington Fairfax Bethesda and Chevy Chase.Customize your tour from our list of popular DC sites and landmarks including: US Capital Library of Congress
From $350.00

Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Washington D.C.

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"Not Worth It" Tours

I remember when we were first assigned here years ago we went on a tour of what was then called the Mint. It was a lot of fun, you got to see how the currency was made practically from start to...
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Local Scams

These are all over place, and if you have ever ventured outside of your hometown in your life, you should know better than to ever shop at one. Why? Because your mom doesn't want a snow globe of the...
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Disappointments

I won't say that the museums are all outrageously expensive to eat at. Anyway, by now you should know that your convenient stop at the cafeteria of the Natural History or American History museums (of...
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"So Worth It" Traps

The National Aquarium is located downtown, between Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues, right in the heart of all the tourist sights you will want to see in Washington. (literally catty corner from...
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Crowds

Tickets are timed, and there is always a ridiculously long line, and to be truthful you can see the Washington Monument from just about any major road in D.C....not to mention if you fly in or out of...
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DC Tourist card

For cities with a lot of sights and expensive museums, a tourist card can be a good investment. This one, however, isn't really worth it! For one it includes no public transportation privileges at...
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Vendors on the Mall

If you like $3 Cokes and 3 shirts for $15 this is the place for you. Odd that all of the vendors sell the exact same things. One cart has hot dogs, the next has clothes, then hot dogs, then clothes....
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the washington monument

its the washinton monument you can sit on the lawn at night and have dinner with your boyfriend or husband its truely romantic. take pictures of the monument and hang out with friends at night walk...
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Royal Flush

There is not a lot I should say about this other than I had to stop in Washington for a bite to eat at a little road side take out near the Washington monument and after eating I couldn't hold it no...
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Local Police

PoliceThe police in Washington where present everywhere it seemed. I thought it was helpful in a sense because you felt a little safer but if you’re a tourist they are a good source of advice or...
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Bars and restaurants

You always have to take an ID with you to order alcoholic beverages. Sometimes, however, staff in some establishments are not giving out alcoholic beverages, because they can not ar do not want to...
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Top Hotels in Washington D.C.

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16th & H Sts. NW, One Lafayette Square, Washington DC, District of Columbia, 20006, United States
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1330 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington DC, District of Columbia, 20024, United States
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1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, District of Columbia, 20004, United States
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2500 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC, District of Columbia, 20037, United States
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2650 Virginia Avenue Northwest, Washington DC, District of Columbia, 20037, United States
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924 25th St. NW, Washington DC, District of Columbia, 20037, United States
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Top Things to Do in Washington D.C.

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Capitol Building

Wow lucked out .. my first and only visit .. free televised concert on the capital lawn. There were celebrities from Tv and singers. Very cool to just be there and be at our capitol on memorial...
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White House

We went memorial day 2005 and it was a great time to go .. it's was my first and only visit but i'd really like to revisit. So much to do and see and of course so much history. Once you get there .....
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National Archives

The National Archives houses some of the most important documents in the history of the United States and it should be one of the first places that most visitors should see. Some of the documents on...
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National Gallery of Art

Recently on a pleasant early September Monday,I devoted a wonderful day to studying this ginormous art museum's splendid collection of sculpture on the ground floor as well as its delightful...
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Lincoln Memorial

After walking end to end, East to West, for monuments, this is the most approachable. It has a unique grandeur because it is so large and so detailed. Looking all directions from here, you can see the...
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Smithsonian Castle

Happened upon this really pretty rose garden.This garden is located just east of the Smithsonian castle, and in front of and behind the Arts and Industries building. When walking on the Mall in the...
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"Neither American nor European City :-)"
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"Washington DC"
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Yaqui

"Washington D.C."
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"MY HOMETOWN"
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GentleSpirit

"My Hometown"
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