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Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart provided by Washington DC Urban Adventures

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 07/27/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart
All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures have received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
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Updated 07/27/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Exploring Washington DC's monuments and memorials in an open-sided, electric cart means you can enjoy unobstructed views from beginning to end. Traveling with a small group and guide, you'll cover popular destinations in the heart of DC, and hear stories throughout the tour. Stop to visit a series of highlights including the Lincoln Memorial, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the White House, and the city's war memorials.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
L'Enfant Plaza
600 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA L’Enfant Metro Stop: Meet at the corner of 7th St. & Maryland Ave. SW) also known as 7th & C St. (Maryland Ave. becomes C St. on the other side of 7th St.)
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    Washington DC Urban Adventures
    Stop: 2 hours -
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    Pass by Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
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    Jefferson Memorial
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Washington Monument
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Lincoln Memorial
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    National World War II Memorial
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Korean War Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Pass by White House
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    U.S. Capitol
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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    National Mall
    Stop: 2 hours -
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You'll end at
L'Enfant Plaza
600 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA L’Enfant Metro Stop: Meet at the corner of 7th St. & Maryland Ave. SW) also known as 7th & C St. (Maryland Ave. becomes C St. on the other side of 7th St.)
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Highlights
  • Travel in an eco-friendly electric vehicle on a Washington DC tour
  • Sightseeing with a small group means you can see and do more
  • Catch sight of the top destinations in central DC, including the White House
  • Great way to kick off a visit to Washington DC
What to Expect
Make your way to L'Enfant Metro Stop, an easy-to-reach location in central Washington DC. Board an open-air, eco-friendly eCruiser vehicle, and then zip toward the Smithsonian Museum, the first stop on the tour. Weave through a cluster of historic monuments, taking in the Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials. Also see the Washington Monument, whose blinking light is among one of DC's most recognizable sights. Next, head to the National World War II Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Finish with two of the top destinations in DC, the White House and Capitol Hill, home of the United States Congress. Your guided tour concludes at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
L'Enfant Plaza, 600 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by electric cart
  • Local English-speaking guide
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - U.S. Capitol
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 7 passengers per vehicle
  • Tour is weather permitting. Weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Children under 4 years of age must sit on parent or guardian's lap, and must be advised at time of booking
  • This tour runs year round and will proceed rain or shine unless such weather constitutes a dangerous situation. Final decision on cancelling a tour will occur at least an hour prior to departure and all possible guests will be contacted.
  • Due to the popularity of this tour we will not accept day-of changes to your reservation.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: Your tour covers the National Mall in an all-electric vehicle. We're committed to reducing the environmental impact of vehicle-based tourism in Washington DC, which makes up the vast majority of tours given in this city. Make a "green" difference by seeing the Mall via electric transportation!
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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steelersgal78 wrote a review Yesterday
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania318 contributions71 helpful votes
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Our tour guide, Cortland, was great! He gave us historical info on each monument and also some insider info as he is a local of DC. He was very patient with answering our sons questions. The tour hit all the monuments and Capitol Hill. Highly recommend this tour for anyone
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Kelli K wrote a review Sep 23
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Tour guide was great! Very knowledgeable and funny too! Tour was informative and saved time from walking
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Tamara B wrote a review Sep 2
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Even though is was raining when we started, it ended up stopping and the day was perfect. My sister and I had a wonderful time with Julia. Even though most of everything was closed, she still was knowledgeable and knew so much history. She knew her way around so that we didn't
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Date of experience: August 2020
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gselymar wrote a review Aug 2020
Puerto Rico2 contributions
We had a blast. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, funny and full of fun filled facts. We walked out excited to visit again many of the sites visited.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Kristy Beron wrote a review Aug 2020
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Tour guide was great!! She made the ride enjoyable! We were able to stop at all the locations despite getting stuck in traffic. We had a group of 4 and we felt comfortable with covid and current safety precautions in place
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Date of experience: August 2020
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X8623IAdianar
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Amazing - Excelente
Excellent attention and care with respect to the protocol for the pandemic, Juliana Bedoya excellent guide and gave
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DrMacLean
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No one showed to pick me up!
As improvement to the tour I would suggest that the driver should actually show up when and where the person is tol
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doessg2014
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Great!
Cortland our guide was amazing! We had a grand time, we advise all to do this! We got to see everything we wanted a
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ItchyGrass_1933
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My summer vacation in DC
Tour went well (even during thunderstorm) until Cart died. Guide was very knowledgeable and did everything possible
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JanieB604
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Touring D.C. at night
Montie was the BEST guide! Seeing the monuments and D.C. at night was amazing and being in the electric cart made i
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Rose15-Rosa
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Beautiful in the moonlight!
A very fun tour/experience. Julia was a lot of fun and brought a Lotta insight to the memorials and monuments as sh
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deanwH5052ZF
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Best Tour Ever Thanks to Steve B.!!
You have to ask for Steve B if you plan to see the Washington DC Monuments. As fantastic as the Monuments are, Ste
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AmWie
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Prohibition tour
We had a great time on this tour! Montie was super knowledgeable, both about the history of prohibition and about t
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E1537URkellyw
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Fantastic Tour!
Steve B was fantastic! He’s a great story teller and has a wealth of knowledge about DC. We loved our tour!
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Kpd_1392
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Super fun way to see monuments
We booked it last minute and got down to the carts. They're like big golf carts. The tour guides were wonderful, fu
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Vandygirl7
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Vincent is Amazing!
This evening tour of DC is remarkable! What a beautiful, fun, interesting experience! Vincent was incredibly knowle
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sweeneyo8
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Awesome group activity even for natives
We did this tour with a group of five coworkers - most from out of town and a couple locals - and we had a blast. O
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Paul C
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Great way to experience the city by night
My wife and I had a super 'first-night' trip around the sights of Washington, expertly guided by Sean, our driver.
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TravelingG_12
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Amazing!!!
The start of our tour was tough because we got lost but the tour guides were patient and got us to them! After tha
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Moonlight Electric Tour
Steve B gave a fun, more personal, highly informative tour on a chilly night. Thankfully cart had clean windows and
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