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Tours of DC's Monuments & Memorials

National Mall Washington Monument at night

No trip to Washington, DC is complete without touring our celebrated monuments and memorials.

Bike and Roll DC biking by the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

At the heart of any trip to Washington, DC is a visit to the National Mall, a two-mile green expanse from the U.S. Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial.  Along the way, visitors see the Washington Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, the World War II Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. While visitors can freely discover these attractions on their own, a tour offers a way to learn the history and fun facts associated with each.

The highly acclaimed Bike and Roll offers daily, three-hour guided bicycle tours of the monuments with stops at all of the major attractions along the National Mall. Bike and Roll also offers tours after dark so that visitors can experience magnificent views of the attractions illuminated at night.

Big Bus Tours offers open-top sightseeing tours of the National Mall. Enjoy 24 or 48-hour hop-on, hop-off tours of the city's iconic landmarks. Along the way, you can learn about the city's history while listening to the entertaining and informative commentary. Your hop-on, hop-off ticket also allows you to exit the bus to explore and visit attractions up-close.

DC by Foot Washington, DC Tours

For a truly unique way to see the city, City Segway Tours offer two- and three-hour guided experiences of the National Mall and surrounding sites. Visitors glide across town on a Segway, all while taking in the sites of Washington, DC.

DC by Foot offers free, tip-based walking tours of Washington, DC. These informative tours are conducted by expert guides who make it fun and educational. In addition to the National Mall, DC by Foot takes visitors to the Tidal Basin, Pennsylvania Avenue and Capitol Hill. Visitors can also learn all about President Lincoln’s assassination or about Washington’s secrets and scandals.

Contact Fiat Luxe Tours for an exciting private tour experience along the National Mall. Whether you want to learn the history of DC's most iconic landmarks or find the most perfect photo-ops, Fiat Luxe Tours has a tour for you. The company also conducts custom-made tours, too. 

Or, if you'd rather have a self-guided tour, American City Walking Guide offers printable guides to many DC landmarks on the National Mall as well as neighborhoods like Dupont Circle and Georgetown.

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