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Big Bus Tours

Washington DC, DC 20002-4214
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The open-top deck of a Big Bus tour is the best way to see Washington DC. Sit back and relax as you are transported passed the iconic landmarks that make America's Capital so recognizable and special. Our sightseeing tours are designed to provide a flexible approach to city discovery. Your hop-on, hop-off ticket provides you the freedom to get off the bus to explore and visit attractions. Buses run regularly so re-joining the tour is easy.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“tour guide” (476 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Washington DC, DC 20002-4214
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Reviewed yesterday

We had booked two days on BigBus in Washington. During the first day we were told that there would be disruption on the second day due to a Hockey Parade. The blue route, however, would definitely be running as normal, but the red and yellow...More

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The night tour was excellent. The city is beautiful at night, but the tour guide (Maria) is the star!! She is as engaging as she is knowledgeable and really make the tour enjoyable!! Take the tour, with Maria is possible!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a fabulous time on the night tour! We got interesting fun facts from Brenda our guide and Terry our driver was awesome as well. We had some trouble getting our tickets scanned quickly but Rae came to our rescue setting us up with...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I did the Bibus Tours the classic one. I would recommend this bec of the night tour which is a worth watch There are 3 loops the Red being the more frequent one. No AC’s. Tour guide was rude. Wifi does not work on board...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This tour was phenomenal! My Father and I did this to see a good overview of the mall. Marie was such a great tour guide! Funny, engaged, and had a lot of of interesting and fun facts to provide.The driver JJ stopped at the right...More

Thank Nick S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Waited 50 minutes for the yellow loop at my hotel when I was told 30mins or less but Rae the tour guide on the red loop was AMAZING. Wish I could take her with me everywhere in DC she is funny and informative!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Anthony Grant was GREAT he made sure that the passengers were able to get photos of their favorite sites. The professional driving made it feel like we were in a limousine. Smooth as silk.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is only one Sam, long hair, and a great voice (should be an announcer for “ let’s get ready to rumble” or SUNDAY, SUNDAY, SUNDAY! Great dude! Rock on!

Thank reggiecauler
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SirBillTaylor
June 20, 2018|
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Response from AngelFae22 | Reviewed this property |
We drove to Union a station to park and got on the Red Loop. On the first day we rode the loop in its entirety then started over and hopped off at the sights we wanted to see. The second day we did the same but hopped off... More
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Kim O
June 13, 2018|
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SALLY H
May 14, 2018|
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Response from Brody L | Property representative |
Hi Sally, You can redeem your ticket at any of our stops from a ticket seller, or if there is no ticket seller at the stop then a bus driver. I would recommended starting at Union Station as this is our main stop with the... More
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