The Grand Tour by DC Trails provides fun and engaging insights into the history of the United States as experienced by its key political figures, war veterans, famous activists and more. Starting at 09:00 it consists primarily of a guided coach trip around important memorials and monuments. Along the way you'll be treated to fascinating stories by a professional onboard guide. Their words serve as ideal scene setters for the ample on-foot stops, a roster that includes but is by no means limited to: the U.S. Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery. Halfway through the tour there will be a pause for lunch at the Pentagon Fashion Centre Mall.
Washington DC Full Day Bus Tours Available All Year Round.
Reserve your date with the sights and stories of the US capital.
Child tickets aged 5-11 years. Senior tickets aged 55+.
Tour Departure Point:
Holiday Inn Washington, 550 C Street S.W., Washington, DC 20024.
Tour Departure/Return Times:
About The Washington DC Grand Coach Tour:
The Grand coach tour of Washington DC is an ideal way to discover the sights and stories of the US capital over one full day. Take a panoramic drive down Pennsylvania Avenue and let the professional DC Trails guides point out important buildings such as the Embassy of Canada, the J. Edgar Hoover Building (FBI headquarters), and the Old Post Office.
Keep your camera ready for the U.S. Capitol and White House, where there will be a short stop for photographs. Other highlights featuring along the sightseeing route include iconic monuments remembering famous figures like Franklin D. Roosevelt and Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as those who gave their lives in Korea, Vietnam and World War II. The monument stops will be long enough for passengers to stroll around and fully admire the attractions.
Midway through the tour you'll stop for lunch at the Pentagon Fashion Centre Mall, a bustling shopping venue in Arlington, Virginia.
During the visit to Arlington National Cemetery your guide will take you to see the Kennedy grave sites, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Changing of the Guard ceremony.