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On Board Tours DC

12th & Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
301-839-5261
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Ranked #24 of 121 Activities in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Description: OnBoard DC Tours offers daily sightseeing bus tours in Washington DC. Day tours, night tours, and 3-day RoundAbouts are available year round.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
39 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Our driver was Chris and tour guide was: Nick. GREAT GUYS and they made the tour!! Our tour was reserved the week of our trip through our concierge at the hotel. We were picked up at our hotel about 7pm and then had about 2 more stops to collect everyone. It was a smaller tour group, probably 24 of us... More

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DC
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW via mobile

We booked the DC lights tour online. Booked it because it was supposed to meet at White House Gifts & it wasn't supposed to go pick up other people at their hotels. First - we were told to arrive at White House Gifts 30 minutes early. But no one showed up from the company until the 7:30 tour time. Then... More

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Brock, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

My wife and I were so impressed with the DC it all Tour and with Deon as our guide, that when he mentioned that he would be doing the Mt. Vernon and Arlington Tour. We signed up and went because of Deon's knowledge and friendliness. We highly recommend this trip and check to make sure Deon is your Guide, I'm... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My two daughters & I visited Washington DC for the first time & wasn't sure which tour would be the best. We decided on On-Board & was lucky to get Nick as our tour guide & Chris as our driver. Nick has a very likable personality and was very knowledgeable about the sites and history of our country. His directions... More

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McDonough, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Took the 6 hour tour of D.C. Some of us had issues with walking so stayed on the bus. Gwen, the driver, gave us a tour as she drove us around to pick up the walkers. She was fun and we had a great time. The tour guide, Chris, was full of facts and inormation . The lunch cruise was... More

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Monahans, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Our tour guide Sarge was a great guide and a super guy..............its a shame he works for this company. -We had to wait an hour for a pick-up bus that didn't pick us up. -We had to call 2 times to get transportation at our hotel -I was cussed out on the phone by the tour manager -The bus that... More

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Beijing, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

this tour takes 6 hrs but even then, there is so much to cover. guide was very informative and pleasant despite w a family in our group that is constantly late at every stop. there is an hour lunch break on a river cruise on the potomac. it is a bit slow going to me but maybe others may find... More

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Clarksburg, West Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We took the DC Best Tour which lasted for 3 hours. Very informative and we enjoyed every minute of it. Our guide Tim is fun and very helpful. Im glad we didnt do the other bus tours which would let you hop off and wander on your own. I feel that this tour offered a more efficient way of learning... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We completed two tours with Onboard DC - Monuments by Moonlight with Barbara and Chris and Mt Vernon/Old Alexandria/Arlington National Cemetery with Adam and Alonzo! We had a great time on each tour. We really appreciated Barbara's detail around each of the monuments. She was tireless and energetic given we were doing this later in the evening! Adam had a... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My mother, father and I signed up for the DC-The Best tour. It was fun, informative, and just right. Our tour guide Nick was truly wonderful. He was extremely knowledgeable and made the tour a fun, learning experience. I would highly recommend the company and guide. Thank you!

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