Washington DC: Guided Landmarks Bus Tour & National Archives


Get the presidential treatment with a Washington DC day tour by luxury open-top or closed-top bus. Visit top attractions such as the White House, Jefferson Memorial, and much more.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    7 hour


  • Highlights
    • Spend more time to appreciate the landmarks listed on the tour
    • Get a premium guided bus tour with live tour guide and amazing photo ops
    • Ride in a beautiful panoramic bus with all the bells and whistles
    • Enjoy an included boat cruise during the summer months
    • Get informed by a personal licensed DC tour guide
  • Full description
    Tour around the presidential highlights of the nation's capital, Washington, DC by luxury tour bus. Check out every memorial of the National Mall as you voyage around the city. Hop on and off as you please to visit the most important landmarks, and hear the important history from your guide. 
    This excursion begins with an in-depth look at some of the city’s most poignant sights and sounds. Admire the grand exteriors of the White House, the war memorials, and the U.S. Capitol Building. In summer, enjoy a leisurely boat cruise after lunch, taking in the Potomac and Georgetown Waterfront.
    Meanwhile, winter brings a scenic bus tour through Virginia in the afternoon, taking in The Pentagon, Air Force Memorial, Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial, and Arlington National Cemetery along the way. 
    Enjoy a fascinating look at the interior of the National Archives as the final attraction of the tour.
  • Includes
    • The National Archives Building interior tour
      Guided walking tours of DC’s main monuments
      Photo op outside the White House and the US Capitol Building (outside only)
      Transportation in air-conditioned buses
      Cruise on the Potomac River (April 1 to October 15)
      Live tour guide
      Bottled water on buses
  • Exclude
    • Tips