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Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Night Tour by Trolley

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  • See Washington DC's monuments by moonlight while aboard a trolley
  • Hear entertaining anecdotes and historical information from a guide on an evening tour
  • Pass by Washington DC's most popular monuments and points of interest
Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Night Tour by Trolley
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Explore the famous monuments and memorials of Washington DC by moonlight on this narrated, 2.5-hour sightseeing tour. Hop aboard an open-air trolley and enjoy an educational and entertaining history of the nation’s capital while traveling past each point of interest. Take in the stunning views of an illuminated Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the White House and many other landmarks. This is a truly unique look at the iconic monuments of Washington DC by night.
What to Expect
This unique trolley tour provides an entirely new perspective on the city of Washington DC and its many famous locations by moonlight.

Meet your guide and the rest of the tour group by the main entrance at Union Station. Then climb aboard one of the orange and green trolleys and enjoy the view with live commentary from a local guide.

Ride along the same streets the presidents have traveled and see the Washington Monument lit up for the evening. Pass the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, illuminated from the Tidal Basin; the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, featuring cascading waterfalls and sculptures; and the National World War I and World War II Memorials, with a spectacular fountain display.

There’s also the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the White House, Capitol Hill and the dome of the United States Capitol, plus the United States Supreme Court Building and the Library of Congress. Along the way, hear the historic stories, facts and anecdotes that make the city of Washington DC one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States.
Reviews (1,553)

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Reviewed yesterday
Great balance of fun and facts!

Driver MJ, with his quick factual knowledge, music, and sense of humor, made this a great tour! We started on a hot steamy August evening before dusk and ended with the Washington Monument viewed perfectly clear in the Reflecting Pool alongside the Capitol Dome in...More

Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great way to begin visit to DC!

We started our DC visit with this Moonlight Tour and it was wonderful! Our tour guide, Mr. History, was outstanding.

1  Thank Stacy M
Reviewed July 12, 2018

The July evening was clear and cool. The driver/director (I think her name was Sunny?) was wonderful and set a wonderful tone for the trip. My guests rated it one of the highlights of our three day trip.

Thank oaxacaman82
Reviewed July 4, 2018
Beat the Heat, Monuments by Night

There is nothing that compares with an evening tour of DC monuments outside. We were guests of Big Bus tours (bigbustours.com) and unlike "hop on and hop off" tours this company offered during the day, we had the security of being on the same bus...More

4  Thank DickDay
Reviewed July 2, 2018

The monuments are amazing during the day but to see them at night is breathe taking! This is a tour not to be missed.

1  Thank Carol N