Best of DC Plus US Capitol and National Archives Reserved Entry

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  • 8.5 hr

Get the presidential treatment with the most comprehensive Washington DC day tour! The tour includes reserved access to the National Archives Building and the U.S. Capitol Building! Your tour includes guided stops at the White House (outside only), the National World War II and World War I Memorials, Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. After lunch, summer brings the opportunity for a boat ride through Georgetown and the DC Waterfront. The tour price includes a complimentary boat ride, and tourists will have the opportunity to purchase lunch at one of several waterfront restaurants in the summer. In winter, instead of the seasonal boat ride, this guided Washington DC bus tour culminates with a visit to the Pentagon and several more fascinating war memorials along the way!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: USA Guided Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: U.S. Capitol

Reserved entry to the U.S. Capitol Building - the centerpiece of the capital city!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: White House

When arriving at the White House (outside only), you will see the Executive Residence of the President and his family, as well as the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. This stop also includes a walk through the Elipse, otherwise known as the South Lawn.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: National World War II Memorial

Guided tour of WWII Memorial.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By:

This brand new memorial completed in 2020 is dedicated to massive legacy of President Eisenhower with a large wall depicting the cliffs of Normandy behind the simple memorial designed by iconic American designer Frank Gehry.

Stop At: Jefferson Memorial

Guided tour of Jefferson Memorial.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Visit the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial – dedicated in 2011 – just across the Tidal Basin.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Georgetown

- enjoy our seasonably offered boat cruise (April 1 - October 15) and lunch - the tour price includes a boat cruise, and tourists will have the opportunity to purchase lunch at one of several waterfront restaurants in the summer - in the winter months, guests enjoy lunch and sightseeing by the Pentagon

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Lincoln Memorial

This stunning landmark celebrates its centennial this year.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial

A stunning memorial steps away from the Reflecting Pool depicts lifelike statues walking through moss along a wall carved with images in a design inspired by the Penisula itself.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Guided tour of Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Includes walking. This stop is conjoined with the one above.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Guided tour of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Memorial, which will transport you back in time to the years of 1933-1945.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The National Archives Museum

Delight in reserved entrance into the National Archives Building!

Duration: 45 minutes
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