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Dc Trails offer live guides or pre-recorded commentary of Washington DC. Featuring our beautiful double decker open top buses. We offer a 24 hours Hop on Hop off, the 48 hours Hop-on Hop-off bus tour, Twighlight Tour and Mt. Vernon Tour of Old Town...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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478 L-Enfant Plaza SW,, Across from US postal service building, Washington DC, DC 20024-2114
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Had a great time. Our driver was amazing. He educated us along the way from DC to Mt. Vernon- home of George & Martha Washington. Our bus driver Charles- was so knowledgeable about every aspect of our venture. He made our trip so much fun...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ambassador172980
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tour from Washington DC to Mount Vernon to George Washington’s homesite was a wonderful experience. Our tour guide was Charles with DC trails and he was a very honorable, knowledgeable, and entertaining tour guide filled with historical facts. He involved the whole bus with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Janet S
DCtrails-admin, Owner at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review, Janet! We are so glad you had a wonderful tour with us and we hope to see you again in the near future. Best, DC Trails

Reviewed 2 days ago

Many buses drive around and see the same things .. which is great .. but the key to a good trip is who the company hires. Our guide Drey ( sp ) was fantastic .. knowledgable would be an understatement .. the amount of detail...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Larry M
DCtrails-admin, Owner at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, Larry! We are so glad you had a wonderful tour with Dre and we hope to see you again in the near future. Best, DC Trails

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the twilight tour and it is definitely something I would suggest doing! We are not from D.C, so we weren't familiar with the metro systems, but the metro bus is a great way to get to L'enfant plaza. We were early, so we...More

Thank hollysN1603DV
DCtrails-admin, Owner at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the kind review! We are so glad you had a wonderful tour with us and we hope to see you again in the near future. Best, DC Trails

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Husband booked us on the DC Trails tour with Charles. It ended up being a small group (only 7 guests), but the small size made it feel more intimate. Started a few minutes late but the commentary and guided drive through Alexandria and to Mt....More

Thank GirlyGirl03231989
DCtrails-admin, Owner at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you had a wonderful tour with Charles and we hope to see you again in the near future. Best, DC Trails

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Charles was our driver/tour guide and kept us entertained to and from. He is a walking encyclopedia filling us with interesting facts along the way. Loved the stop at George Washington’s church in Alexandria. Mt. Vernon didn’t disappoint! Very well preserved with an amazing museum...More

Thank H1729JIkimh
DCtrails-admin, Owner at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the raving review! We are so glad you had a wonderful tour with us and we hope to see you again in the near future. Best, DC Trails

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We bought four two-day tickets to tour the sights around DC. The first day, our bus didn’t depart on time and did a loop around the block starting us off at least 20 minutes late on our day. On our second try hopping on after...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank AB352
DCtrails-admin, Owner at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I'm sorry to hear your experience with us did not go as planned. Customer service is extremely important to us and we want each of our guests to feel welcome to a great experience. We take feedback like yours very seriously and we hope you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I have dreamed about going to DC forever. So this trip was literally a dream come true. Unsure of how to see all the different sights, we booked a bus tour of mount Vernon. Let me say we had a blast! Our...More

1  Thank artcarte
DCtrails-admin, Owner at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you had a wonderful tour with us and we hope to see you again in the near future. Best, DC Trails

Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm glad we bought tickets through groupon because this is not worth what they charge. It was very disappointing that the entire tour was prerecorded and repetitive. I thought we would have a live guided tour however all the driver ever said was to please...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LouiseBFl
Darnell P, Manager at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Louise, Thank you very much for your feedback. From reading your review it looks like you took our hop-on, hop-off tour not our Guided City Tour. Please note that the hop-on, hop-off tour does have one or two buses that may have recorded commentary....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charles was excellent guide and by the end of the trip he felt like a great friend. When we come back, we will look him up again. Knowledgeable, friendly, and very personable!

1  Thank cwright1951
DCtrails-admin, Owner at DC Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind review! We are so glad you had a great experience with us and we hope to see you again in the near future. Best, DC Trails

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You must have read someone else’s review. I did not say we had a crappy time.
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We have a total of 21 stops, the loop is 1:45mints.
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