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DC Tour Information

Explore D.C. on your own!  

Below you will find links to various sightseeing tours available in the city. For more information about tours offered, please contact these companies directly.

Bike the Sites
Enjoy a fabulous tour of Washington, DC this fall - by bike - the cycling is easy, and our tours are personal, informative and fun! AU parents and families can register online and save $10 on tours or day rentals. Just enter the coupon code "AU” when prompted.

Washington Walks
The best way to tour any historic city is by foot. Tree-lined neighborhoods, famous (and infamous) personalities, architecture, majestic memorials, African American history, local edibles--it's all waiting for you to discover with Washington Walks!
 
DC Ducks
Join us for the most unusual tour you'll ever take. DC Ducks is the newest, most exciting way to see Washington. Climb aboard an authentic, fully restored 1942 "Duck" and let the adventure begin! From Union Station we'll waddle down to the mall where you'll see the awe inspiring monuments and fabulous Smithsonian Museums. Then at the Potomac River you'll splash down for a whole different look at the nation's capital. From the land to the water, it's ALL IN THE SAME VEHICLE!
 
Old Town Trolley Tours
Named "Washington's Best Tour" by the Washingtonian Magazine, the Old Town Trolley offers the most comprehensive tour of the Nation's Capitol.

Sit back while our expert tour guides help you discover the beauty and majesty of Washington D.C. The popular Old Town Trolley tour covers Washington's major attractions such as the Lincoln Memorial, Georgetown, Washington National Cathedral, the White House, the museums of the Smithsonian Institution, and Vietnam Veteran's Memorial. Our licensed and professional tour guides share colorful anecdotes, humorous stories and well researched historical information.