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Big Bus Tours - Washington D.C. (Hop-On Hop-Off Bus)

Big Bus Tours - Washington D.C. (Hop-On Hop-Off Bus)
Washington DC

City Tour Washington D.C. Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Monday, 27/Sep/2021 - Monday, 27/Sep/2021

Description

About the Tour

The open-top deck of a Big Bus tour is the best way to see Washington DC. Sit back and relax as you are transported passed the iconic landmarks that make America’s Capital so recognizable and special. From the bus you can enjoy dramatic views of Washington DC's many famous landmarks, including The White House and the Washington Monument.

Along the way, you can learn about the city's history by listening to the entertaining and informative commentary. Your hop-on, hop-off ticket also provides you the freedom to get off the bus to explore and visit attractions. You will have the flexibility to plan your own schedule and to visit the places you find most interesting. Buses run regularly so re-joining the tour is easy. Be sure to bring your camera for the many excellent photo opportunities.

Hop-on, Hop-off at over 50 stops

One of the best things about taking the Big Bus Tour of Washington DC is the hop-on, hop-off facility. It enables you to get off the bus at any of our stops in order to visit attractions, explore the area or to get refreshments. You can then re-join the tour by boarding one of the buses that are spaced at regular intervals.

You can hop-on and hop-off the buses as many times as you wish within the validity of your ticket. It offers you the flexibility to travel at your own pace and to spend time at the places that interest you, ensuring you get the most from your time in Washington DC.

The buses run at regular intervals throughout the day with a higher frequency in the central areas of Washington DC. Service on the Red is every 15-20 minutes and on the Blue and Yellow loops every 30 minutes, and every 30 minutes on the Green loop.

The regular service enables you to explore at leisure, safe in the knowledge that re-joining the tour is easy. It also enables you to start your tour at any time of the day. Your 24-hour ticket will be valid until the same time on the following day..


Tour Highlight
Capitol Hill
The White House
The Washington Monument
Jefferson Memorial
Arlington Cemetery
The National Cathedral
Ford's Theatre
The Supreme Court
Lincoln Memorial

 
Premium Ticket 1 Day Tour Hop on - Hop Off

Incluye
- 2 Day Tour Hop on - Hop Off
- Admision a Madame Tussauds.

Deluxe Ticket 2 Day Tour Hop on - Hop off 

Incluye
- 2 Day Tour Hop on - Hop Off
- Admision a Madame Tussauds.
- Night Tour
 
There are 3 Tour Loops available

The Red Loop is the official tour of the National Mall. The Red Loop travels along the National Mall, stopping at the major Smithsonian Museums and the nation’s monuments and memorials. Commentary alternates between a live-guided tour in English, and a digital pre-recorded commentary available in 8 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Mandarin Chinese.

The Blue Loop takes you over the Potomac River from Washington DC into Virginia to visit Arlington National Cemetery and Pentagon City. The Blue Loop features digital pre-recorded commentary available in 8 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Mandarin Chinese.

The Yellow Loop give you the opportunity to explore Georgetown or visit the National Cathedral and National Zoo on a traditional trolley.

If you are limited on time, you can take the Patriot Tour (Red Loop) to see the National Mall.

Stops:
You can join the tour at any of the hop- on, hop- off points. All stops are clearly signposted and buses follow a set route, visiting the stops in ascending order.

Red Loop:

1 Union Station - Outside Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave 
2 US Capitol & Botanical Garden - 1st St. NW off Maryland Ave SW by Garfield Memorial
3 American Indian Museum – On Maryland Ave. SW corner of Independence Ave. SW
4 Air & Space Museum – On Independence Ave. & 6th St. SW
5 Smithsonian Castle – On Independence Ave. SW corner of 12th St.
6 Washington Monument West - On Raoul Wallenburg Pl. between Jefferson & Independence Ave.
7 Bureau of Engraving & Holocaust Museum - On Raoul Wallenburg Pl. off Maine Ave. (Across from Holocaust Museum)
8 Jefferson Memorial - On East Basin Drive SW behind the Jefferson Memorial
9 FDR and MLK Memorial - On West Basin Drive SW between FDR and MLK memorials.
10 Lincoln Memorial South & Korean War Memorial - On Daniel French Dr. SW
11 Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam War Memorial - On Constitution Ave. corner of 22nd St.
12 WWII Memorial - On Constitution Ave. corner of 18th St.
13 Washington Monument East - On Jefferson Dr. SW corner of 14th St.
14 American History Museum - On Constitution Ave. NW off 14th St.
15 Natural History Museum - On Constitution Ave. off 11th St.
16 Newseum – On 6th St. NW corner of Pennsylvania Ave NW (Outside The Source by Wolfgang Puck)
17 Portrait Gallery and Spy Museum - On F St. NW corner of 9th Street across Spy Museum
18 City Center - On 10th NW St. between H St. and G Place. Next to Grand Hyatt
19 Ford's Theatre & Madame Tussauds - On 10th St. NW corner of F St. NW (outside Madame Tussauds)
20 White House - On Pennsylvania Ave. NW corner of 15th St. NW (Outside Willard Hotel)
21 National Archives and National Art Gallery - On Pennsylvania Ave. NW corner of 7th St. NW
22 Liaison and Hyatt Hotels – On New Jersey Ave. (Outside Liaison Hotel across for Hyatt Regency)
Blue Loop: 
 
23 Washington Monument West - On Raoul Wallenburg Pl. between Jefferson & Independence Ave.
24 Bureau of Engraving & Holocaust Museum - On Raoul Wallenburg Pl. off Maine Ave. (Across from Holocaust Museum)
25 Pentagon City Mall – 1100 South Hayes St. (Outside Arlington Fashion Centre)
26 Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington Cemetery, bus parking
27 Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam War Memorial - On Constitution Ave. corner of 22nd St.
28 WWII Memorial - On Constitution Ave. corner of 18th St
 
Yellow Loop:
 
29 Washington Monument East - On Jefferson Dr. SW corner of 14th St.
30 White House - On Pennsylvania Ave. NW corner of 15th St NW (Outside Willard Hotel)
31 White House & US Treasury - On 15th St. between F and G Sts. (Outside Old Ebbitt Grill)
32 White House North – On NW corner of Farragut Square on 17th St. corner K Street
33 Mayflower Hotel – On Connecticut Ave (Front of Mayflower Hotel)
34 DuPont Circle – On Connecticut Ave corner of Q St. (in front of Wine & Spirits Store)
35 Washington Hilton - Front of Hotel, T St. between Florida Ave. and Connecticut Ave.
36 Washington Circle - Between New Hampshire Ave.& 23rd St. NW
37 Georgetown Canal & Shops - On Wisconsin Ave. NW off M St. NW (outside Pinstripes Restaurant)
38 Georgetown Harbor - On K St. NW corner of 31st St. (Harbor side of K street)
39 Four Seasons Hotel – On Pennsylvania Ave (Front of Four Seasons)
40 Kennedy Center - Front of the JFK Center for Performing Arts on New Hampshire Ave
41 Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam War Memorial - On Constitution Ave. corner of 22nd St.
42 WWII Memorial - On Constitution Ave. corner of 18th St
 
 
Hours of Operation

Day Routes:
Red Loop - Official Tour of the National Mall.
First bus departs Stop #1: Union Station at 9:00 am.
Last full-circuit Red Loop tour departs Stop #1: Union Station at 4:00 pm.
Frequency: Buses every 30 minutes.
Full circuit tour: 105 minutes.

Blue Loop - Heroes Tour.
First bus departs Stop #23: Washington Monument West at 9:00 am.
Last full-circuit Blue Loop tour departs Stop #23: Washington Monument West at 4:00 pm.
Frequency: Buses every 30 minutes.
Full circuit tour: 60 minutes.

Yellow Loop - Historic Neighborhoods.
First bus departs Stop #35: Washington Hilton at 9:00 am.
Last full-circuit Yellow Loop tour departs Stop #35: Washington Hilton at 4:00 pm.
Frequency: Buses every 30 minutes.
Full circuit tour: 120 minutes.
Night tour:
Our night tour of Washington DC departs daily at:
- 6:00pm - from Stop #20: White House (Bus Stops outside Willard Hotel)
- 6:30pm - from Stop #1: Union Station

Times for day and night tours are subject to change without notice. Please check your ticket on the day of your tour for the most current hours of operation.
 
 
Blackout Dates
December 25 ,2020.