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Address: 12th & Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
Phone Number: 301-839-5261
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Description: OnBoard DC Tours offers daily sightseeing bus tours in Washington DC. Day...
OnBoard DC Tours offers daily sightseeing bus tours in Washington DC. Day tours, night tours, and 3-day RoundAbouts are available year round.
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Hit the hot spots of D.C.

We chose the 6-hour tour which included a 45 minute boat ride. The bus made stops at several key monuments and other points of interest. Our guide, Nick was informative and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Salado, Texas

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Southbury, Connecticut
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Don't waste your money.  I was skeptical of On Board Tours because of reviews that I read on Tripadvisor about the bus breaking down, but the concierge at the Hilton Garden Inn spoke highly of the tour.  As a result, we went on the DC Best Tour and we had a terrible experience.  (Yes, bus issues.) The following text is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I had the ABSOLUTE BEST TOUR GUIDE, NICK! From start to finish, he filled us with historical information and was funny to boot! I would highly recommend this tour!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Had a wonderful time seeing the sights with Nick the tour guide. My kids were educated and had many laughs along the way. Cory the driver was great too. Like the pick up/drop off service at your hotel.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Did the night tour.. Was an overall fun experience visiting all the key memorials with Smokie(our tour guide)... Considering how hot it's here during the day, the night tour was great since we could do all the walking without getting so tired.. Would recommend it to everyone..

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Crookston, Minnesota, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I was very dissapointed of the evening lights tour my colleagues and I took while on a recent business trip to Washington DC. The concierge at the hotel we were staying highly recommeded the tour. We were very interested of all the stops we would make. Unfortunalty the tour guide felt it was his opportunity to preach on civil rights.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Enjoyed it very much thank you. Loved the guide Chris Scott was outstanding. Be prepared to do SOME walking. Be prepared to learn a lot

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Salado, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We chose the 6-hour tour which included a 45 minute boat ride. The bus made stops at several key monuments and other points of interest. Our guide, Nick was informative and presented history in a clever, humorous way. There way a great deal of walking, so those who have difficulty might want to consider other options. The price was fair... More 

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Nicholasville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Took this tour in June 2015 while in DC attending DAR convention. We were very excited about this trip, having booked online months prior to going. I had researched and chose this tour because of reviews and claims that it was the only tour in DC where guides give personal narration and get off with you at each stop. My... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

I booked two tours through On Board. The first tour was Monuments at Night. The first stop was supposed to be the Jefferson Memorial. This is very hard to get to. The bus could not find parking and drove by it. Super disappointed because it is a hard location to reach. The rest of the tour was fine and we... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My family had two days in DC. We decided to spend one of them doing the DC It All tour with On Board Tours. Our guide, Nick, was fantastic. He talked the entire tour telling us all sorts of information and facts. I stayed interested the entire time. In just 6 hours we stopped for photos at the Capital and... More 

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Additional Information about On Board Tours DC

Address: 12th & Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
Phone Number: 301-839-5261
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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