Washington DC Capital Sites Bike Tour

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  • 2 hr

Make the most of your visit to Washington with this comprehensive Capital Sites guided bike tour. Bikes come in all sizes and you will be fit for your height. Learn the fascinating history behind the city's monuments, museums, and other sites from the seat of a comfortable bike. The Capital Sites Bike Tour visits the most popular sites of the National Mall, including the White House, Washington Monument, Supreme Court, the Capitol, and more. Plus, get the latest information on Smithsonian exhibits, special events, and other local insider tips from your safety-conscious and entertaining guide.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: National Mall

Our tour will focus on stops on and around the National Mall, America's "front yard".

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Smithsonian Institution Building

Stop outside of the original Smithsonian, known as "The Castle" and here some interesting facts about the founder of DC's renowned museum institution. (We do not go into The Castle)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: National Gallery of Art

We'll pass between the East and West side of the National Gallery and see the mini glass pyramids erected by the same designer as the Louvre. (We do not go into the museum)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: U.S. Capitol

Cycle up and around to the east side of the Captiol Building. Learn a bit about the place where the House and the Senate convene. It's a site to behold! This is a great opportunity for a photo! (We do not go into the Capitol)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Library of Congress

The Library of Congress sits just east of the Capitol Building.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Supreme Court

From the east side of the Capitol, you'll see the Supreme Court.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Ride past Natural History - we recommend going to see the Hall of Gems and the Hope Diamond!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Washington Monument

Did you notice that the Washington Monument is two colors? Your guide will tell you why...and more! (We do not go into the Monument)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: White House

We view the White House from the south side. Did you know that there is no "front" or "back"? Your guide will tell you about some of the renovations that various Presidents' made during their terms of service. (Note - we will not enter The White House)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: National World War II Memorial

There is symbolism in all of the prominent features of the World War II Memorial. Learn about the significance of the pillars, the stars, and the Pavilions. Ask you guide to point out the only "graffiti" on any memorial on the National Mall.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At:

Return back to our shop at the end of the tour.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Washington DC

Explore Washington DC and take lots of photos!

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At:

Visit this new memorial and learn about the infamous Dwight Eisenhower!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

An American military officer who became the 18th president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant has a memorial where his body is laid to rest.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The National Archives Museum

The museum of records is an independent agency of the US government that holds over 13.28 billion pages of textual records!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: FBI Headquarters

Visit the FBI Headquarters, home to one of the most important organizations in the United States. Stop and learn about some of the things that they do!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Blair House

The Blair House is the president's guest house - maintained by the US Department of State, and maintains an important role in history, hosting important figures from all over the world.

Duration: 10 minutes
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