The DC Express Tour is a quick and fascinating bus trip around Washington DC's most famous monuments. Climb aboard your comfortable air conditioned coach at 12:00pm for a 4 hour journey covering such sights as the White House, WWII Memorial, MLK, Jr. Memorial and the city's iconic testament to all US marines past and present. During this tour the driver/guide will drop passengers off outside each attraction then stick behind while they embark on their own independent exploration. Wander at a pace that suits you and admire the 7.5 acre Franklin D Roosevelt memorial grounds, ascend the Lincoln Memorial steps, remember those who fell in Vietnam, and much more.
Washington DC Half Day Bus Tours Available All Year Round.
Meet the icons of the US capital in a short space of time.
Child tickets aged 5-11 years. Senior tickets aged 55+.
Tour Departure Point:
L’Enfant Plaza, 480 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024.
Tour Departure/Return Times:
About The Washington DC Express Bus Tour:
During this four hour sightseeing trip around Washington DC you'll be treated to close up views of iconic locations such as Federal Triangle, Freedom Plaza and the National Mall. A live guide will be on hand to explain the stories behind all of these important landmarks, though will stay behind with the coach at each stop-off point.
Travel to West Potomac Park and meet famed social activist Martin Luther King Jr, whose poignant memorial stands as a very literal interpretation of the great man's quote, 'out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope'. Another larger than life figure is that of Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States, famed as the leader of the Union during the American Civil War and an abolitionist of slavery. It's a fitting follow-up to the previous stop, with the doctor having made his famous 'I Have a Dream' speech atop the steps. A quainter yet equally captivating testament to one of the nation's renowned statesmen is that of Franklin D Roosevelt, pay a visit by taking a short walk south of the MLK memorial.
Lastly, don't forget to capture those timeless snapshots of the capital's incredible war memorials. Your tour bus will drop everyone off at the dedications to WWII, Vietnam, Korea and Iwo Jima (Marine Corps Memorial).