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Royal Trolley Tours

Washington DC, DC, USA
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About Royal Trolley Tours
Royal Trolley Tours has been showing visitors the sights of DC for over 13 years and we can't wait to show you too! We offer morning, evening , and all day tours. Our all day tours include an hour long boat cruise down the Potomac River and every tour provides unlimited bottled water! The fresh air is a wonderful compliment on a hot day in DC and the open windows provide an unobstructed view of the sights! If the open aired trolley is not for you please visit our sister company "Signature Tours DC" to look at our climate controlled, brand new coach buses.
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262 reviews
With its abundance of important monuments, it can be difficult as a visitor to shortlist the best things to do in Washington DC. Avoid the research time and let someone else do the hard work by going on this comprehensive guided tour. Travel quickly between sites on a bus, and enjoy hopping off to see monuments up close too. Highlights include the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and much more.
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from $64.00
20 reviews
See Washington, DC’s best sites light up after dark on a 3-hour, nighttime tour of the National Mall and monuments. Listen to an entertaining narrated history of the capital city, then stop to explore the most important destinations, from moving tributes to America's 20th-century wars to inspiring presidential landmarks. Take in the White House and the U.S. Capitol building at their most picturesque and get the perfect orientation and overview of Washington, DC.
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from $69.00
14 reviews
See Washington, DC’s iconic monuments in a single morning on a 3-hour, guided tour with an experienced guide. Choose a tour that combines walking and travel by air-conditioned coach so you can cover lots of ground with time to see the DC sights up close. Hear insider stories about DC’s politicians and historic figures as you explore their moving war memorials, Presidential sites and government buildings, and get the perfect introduction to America’s capital city.
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from $69.00
7 reviews
This half-day tour of Arlington National Cemetery and the monuments of Washington, D.C. highlights some of the nation's capital's top attractions. Witness the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns and visit the grave of John F Kennedy while you listen to informative commentary and get plenty of history and context from your expert guide.

This experience also includes a guided bus tour of the National Mall and stops at major landmarks like the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, White House, State Capitol building and more. This informative tour is the ideal way for first-time visitors to take in the sites and learn about the history, attractions and memorials that make Washington, DC a top destination for travelers from across the globe.
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from $85.00
12 reviews
Visit Arlington National Cemetery and explore some of the most famous monuments and memorials around Washington, DC on this guided, full-day sightseeing tour. At Arlington National, witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns, then stop at famous landmark locations like the Marine Corps War Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and more. Additionally, see the Lincoln Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and many more — even the White House, the United States Capitol and the National Mall.
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from $135.00
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

We took a 6 1/2 hour tour and was it worth it! DeWayne is the very best guide! So knowledgable and funny! He knows every piece of architecture in DC. When it was erected, who made it, how much it weighs, short story, etc. My...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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MedusaDC, Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Sorry it took us so long to get back to you. We saw your review, but didn't get a response back in a timely way. We really appreciate that you took the time to send us such a heartfelt positive response and Dwayne was very...More

Reviewed July 22, 2017

Good selection of monuments to visit and see. We did the six hour version, but after finishing it, would have rather only done the three hour. For us, our time would been better spent visiting a museum or two rather than the afternoon portion. Our...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jennifer M
MedusaDC, Manager/Guide at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thanks for letting us know about your tour experience and for choosing Signature Tours. Most people enjoy the full day tour, but we appreciate that other guests might have a different agenda for their limited time in DC and we respect that It is highly...More

Reviewed July 15, 2017

This tour checked off several of the must see memorials for me. The bus was air conditioned and comfy. Our guide Dwayne had his facts readily at hand and delivered a fairly constant narrative. It was the perfect tour for my one and only day...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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MedusaDC, Manager/Other at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thanks for letting us know that you enjoyed your tour with us -- it especially important when people feel like their one and only day in DC was well spent and guests just like you are why our tours offer as many sights and layers...More

Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

This tour was good, Dwyane and tolaine was good, very good information and alot of toalett stops. He even recommended an good Thai restaurant.

Date of experience: July 2017
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MedusaDC, Manager/Guide at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thanks for letting us know that you enjoyed your with us. We hope that we see you out on our tour again in the future and appreciate your choosing Signature Tours for this trip as well.

Reviewed June 1, 2017

Booking was easy, price was reasonable. Showed up the required 15 mins early, to be put into lines based on the 3 or 6 hour tour. After waiting patiently, we were shuffled onto the bus about 5 mins after the tour start time. Then, we...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Chuck B
MedusaDC, Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

Thank you for your comments and we appreciate your taking the time to give your feedback. Customer service matter to us so it would be useful for us to hear from you directly so that we can understand exactly what took place. Please contact us...More

Reviewed March 8, 2017

I booked through the website what was very clearly labeled "Trolley Tour". When I arrived, I was disappointed to see that there was no trolley, just a bus. I spoke with an employee, who told me that the company NO LONGER OWNS A TROLLEY! Instead,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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MedusaDC, Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

Thanks for spending the time to write your review. Our companm which is comprised of several different companies, always reserves the right in the off-season months to upgrade guests to the bus and combine our tours, which is what happened on the day you went...More

Reviewed July 31, 2015

Fantastic tour! We take a group of students each year to Washington DC and we are well taken care of each year! Zuma is awesome! He works with us in a very personal way. He is very knowledgeable and makes the experience fun! We can't...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2015

Zuma and all of us at Royal Trolley were delighted to hear that you had such a great time. He always enjoys going out with your group for certain. We also appreciate that you let other people know about your 5-star experience. Looking forward to...More

Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

We took this tour last summer. Our tour guide Sally was terrific. She was very friendly, knowledgeable and extremely funny. I was on crutches at the time, and she kept checking to make sure I was okay. The ride back to the hotel at the...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2015

We are so happy to hear that you had such a great experience on your trip last year despite your crutch predicament! We look forward to seeing you again this year with a lot more mobility and Sally would love to help you with that...More

Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I was in Washington for a conference with a free evening on my last night so I booked a nighttime tour. The luxury bus collected me and then delivered me back to my hotel. It was a great way to see the sights at night!...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2015

It always makes us so happy to hear that guests had a great time - especially when the weather is not ideal. That is a real compliment indeed. It is always smart to be prepared when you travel, but we do also try to bring...More

Reviewed May 24, 2015

Was a great tour despite the 8th grade migration. Was informative and what I expected. Can't say anything bad at all. I'm glad we booked this tour.More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Kathryn K
MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2015

Thanks for letting us and others know about your positive experience with us. We love it when guests have a great time - especially when there are a lot of other people in town and seeing the sights too (such as the famous 8th grade...More

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Ashley L
August 19, 2018|
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Response from MedusaDC | Property representative |
Hi there. Sorry we missed your question earlier. Our is a guided tour where you get in and off at the stops with the same guide. Hope to see you sometime in the future.
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bappaman
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Chuck B | Reviewed this property |
I believe all of the tour busses and vans have air conditioning and are quite nice.
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Cruzrgrl
July 7, 2015|
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We pick up nearby at the Ritz Carlton 22nd and M
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