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Big Bus Washington DC Night Tour

  • See Washington DC’s most popular monuments illuminated at night
  • Sunset views from the double-decker bus
  • Commentary on board provides entertaining historical context
Big Bus Washington DC Night Tour
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Big Bus Washington DC Night Tour
Washington DC transforms at night when its national monuments and memorials are illuminated. Avoid the hassle of navigating the city in the dark with this convenient 2-hour bus tour. The top deck will provide sweeping views that you wouldn’t be able to see on foot, and on-board commentary will give you context as you pass each landmark.
What to Expect

Start your evening at one of two convenient pickup locations—the Willard Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue, or Union Station. Climb aboard and settle into your seat on the top or bottom deck. Seats are first come, first served, so get there early to secure your preference.

Depart at sunset, just as the national monuments begin to glow in the evening light. A guide will provide live commentary in English as you pass each point of interest, but recorded commentary is available in a range of other languages.

Gain a new perspective on the city as you pass the Capitol Building, Washington Monument, various war memorials, and the White House.

Weather permitting, step off the bus at the Lincoln Memorial. The nighttime tour gives you the opportunity to see its striking illuminated pillars reflected in the water opposite the memorial. End the evening back at your pick-up location.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great Tour

We loved the tour. Unfortunately, it was raining but our tour guide Cassie made it fun and she was very knowledgeable and informative. I would definitely recommend this to friends and family

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Panoramic night tour? Depends on your view

Arrived at 7pm for 7.30 tour at Union Station. The line was already about 50 yards long - approximately 300 - 400 people. Tickets were not being checked before boarding and staff were rude. Told there were no more buses and either get in the...More

Thank Skindoc64
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Great tour

Tonight we took the Big Bus Night Tour with Alisha and Mitzi. They were fantastic! Mitzi slowed or stopped at key locations so we could take photos. Alisha was super friendly, very informative, and helpful. We couldn't hope for anything more... Arrive early to guarantee...More

Thank vickchicks3
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We waited in line. We were told there were No more buses. They asked us to sit downstairs and proceeded to load another bus. Disorganized and ruined the experience.

Thank schba
Reviewed 4 days ago
Splendid Night Tour of D.C. !!!!!

Thank you Kyrie and Ana for the informative night tour of our Nations Capitol 7/15/18. We had family in town for our reunion and we all throughly enjoyed the tour. Your keen knowledge and history of D.C. enlightened us to say the least. Keep up...More

Thank Tony M
Kaneeka R, Customer Service Rep at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for choosing Big Bus Tours of Washington, DC as you visited our Nation's Capital. I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your sightseeing experience. I will be sure to pass along your fine accolades to our staff to further recognize them...More

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Gina G
31 May 2018|
Response from MsJennO | Reviewed this property |
Yes! That is what we did. If you buy through the sightseers pass you must check in at Union Terminal for the night tour.
Diane N
17 April 2018|
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Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
Everything is online but our bus left at 7pm, 2 hour tour.