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On Board Tours DC

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Address: 12th & Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
Phone Number: 301-839-5261
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Mt Vernon - Arlington

Experienced the Mt Vernon and Arlington tour with Brian. He was very energetic and wanted to make sure we saw everything we could in the time allowed. He was very knowledgeable... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Peggy_iowa70
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Woodbine, iowa

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We decided to bring our only grandchild to DC before school starts. We decided to try a small, more personal tour. We hit the jackpot! Maryland was out guide and a young Ethiopian man was the driver. They both did a great job! She told us everything about where the inauguration would take place, how the white house came to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I just finished the DC The Nights Tour and can't say enough positive things about our driver, Khalid and tour guide, Christopher. We covered a lot of monuments on our 3.5 hour tour. Christopher is one of the best tour guides I've travelled with. He is an encyclopedia of knowledge, and genuinely wants you to enjoy his tour as he... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the night tour with Christopher as our guide. He was knowledgeable and added humor. If on limited time you get to see the highlights of the Capitol the White House the FDR and Dr. King memorials the Lincoln memorial the Korean and Vietnam memorials and finally the Iwo Jima marine corps memorial. The tour lasts approximately 3 hours.... More 

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Woodbine, iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Experienced the Mt Vernon and Arlington tour with Brian. He was very energetic and wanted to make sure we saw everything we could in the time allowed. He was very knowledgeable about the area and his history. You could tell he loves his job. He even went out of the way to show us the Iwo Jima monument on the... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in D.C. for three days and thought it's worth to spend 70 $ per person (4 persons) for a private guided tour in a mini van for a 6 hour trip including a 1 hour boat cruise on the Potomac River. On their website they advertise: "The DC It All Tour is the best value of any bus... More 

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Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This all day tour was a good way to see the Washington DC sights, but I found the website to be misleading. The tour does not include everything that is listed as included on the On Board "DC It All Tour" website. You do not actually go to all of the places listed under the "Guided Walks Take You To"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in DC for a conference and only had a limited number of days to see the sites. So instead of walking around, we decided to take a bus tour. Greatest decision EVER was the On Board Tours. We chose the all day tour, which took us to a lot of sights. The bus was comfortable and air conditioned.... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour guide Nick very knowledgeable about everything and funny too. Great tour of all locations and inside stories of famous people. I learned a lot!

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Hinsdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On Board Tours were very helpful and the bus we traveled in was very comfortable. The AC worked great as this was such a hot summer. The guide was very informative.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chris was our tour guide. He was knowledgable and energetic. The tour was fast paced with a lot of walking. It lasted 4 hours with hotel drop off. The only negative is that the tour started before dark, so we didn't see the White House and Capitol lit up.

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