2 Day Old Town Trolley Washington DC Pass

2 Day Old Town Trolley Washington DC Pass

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      Washington DC, USA
      12+ Hours
      Mild
      From (USD)
      $ 64
      • United States Capitol: In its early days, the city was laid out around this building, where the most powerful men in history congregated to shape the country.
      • Lincoln Memorial: A powerful, 19-foot marble tribute to the president who helped keep the country together during its bloodiest military conflict.
      • DuPont Circle: This urban hub of classic architecture and culture was named for the naval genius that commanded the largest fleet in history during the Civil War.
      • Smithsonian Museum: Take in 19 different free museums covering a range of topics like natural history, Indian-American heritage, and oceanography.
      • Arlington Loop: Enjoy a visit to the Arlington National Cemetary. Cross the Potomac to our country's most sacred burial ground, site of the Marine Corp Memorial, JFK's gravesite, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
      • Fully guided: Our licensed and professional tour guides share colorful anecdotes, humorous stories and well researched historical information.

      Meeting point

      Please make your way to the Washington Welcome Center (1001 E Street NW) or any Old Town Trolley boarding location.

      Helpful hints

      You can Hop On and Hop Off the Trolley at as many of the 25 stops as you please and walking is at your discretion. The loop, without hopping on and off, is approximately 3 hours. Trolleys run every 30 minutes.

      This tour includes the Old Town Trolley with the BLUE LOOP, which will include the National Mall, Downtown and Arlington National Cemetery. The National Mall/Downtown has 15 stops and the Arlington National Cemetery has 7 stops weekdays/10 stops weekends. The RED LOOP has a transfer shuttle between the Lincoln Memorial stop and a stop at the Arlington National Cemetery of approximately 10-15 mins. Entrance fees are not included, except for the Arlington National Cemetery.

      Routes are subject to change during marathons and special events. Lines around the National Mall may be delayed or closed during these times. Enjoy our exclusive language tour app with GPS tracking. This tour does not operate on: Rolling Thunder, Independence Day, Army Ten Miler, Marine Corps Marathon, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

      Getting around

      Walking is at your personal discretion. Wheelchair -accessible vehicles and assisted listening devices are available upon request to the GoBe crew.

      Activity type

      Bus Tour, Cultural, Family Friendly, Scenic

      Transportation used

      Trolley-style Bus

      Tour ID

      TR-NAM-USA-WASH-EN-2005

      Tour Participation Requirements

      Activity Level

      This experience is rated mild. To participate fully, you may be required to walk over primarily even surfaces at a leisurely pace. You may encounter a limited number of steps, cobblestones, or uneven surfaces, and you may have to stand for extended periods of time.

      Age restrictions

      Suitable for all ages. Children ages 3 years and younger participate free of charge

      Special Medical Restriction

      Handicap-accessible vehicles and assisted listening devices available upon request. Please email Hello@GoBe.com prior so we can provide the appropriate assistance for your experience.

      In early 1863, Union officials were starting to worry.

      General McClellan wasn't making much ground against Lee's Confederate troops: His attempts to take Richmond, their capital city, had failed the previous summer. President Lincoln, growing impatient with the actions of his generals, ordered Samuel Du Pont to the White House to discuss future plans with the admiral.

      Du Pont was given control of a massive fleet that included nine ironclad monitors and was ordered to take Charleston using naval power alone. The admiral protested: Based on his experience and the slow speed and relatively few guns included on these ships, he believed that the Union needed ground support to have a chance at taking the city.

      Du Pont was right: Five of the nine ironclads were heavily damaged by the superior firepower of the Confederacy at Charleston, and one ship was sunk completely. Unfortunately, Du Pont was chosen as the political scapegoat and ended up losing his commission the next year. But, he did end up with a circle named in his honor.

      These and other American legends are waiting for you on your trolley tour. You'll hit some of the most important points in American history, from the White House to the aforementioned DuPont Circle to the famous memorials of the mall.

      As your friendly, knowledgeable tour guide fills you in on the most interesting anecdotes of these historic structures, you will feel these stories and characters start to come to life around you, alive with everlasting vitality thanks to the powerful, comprehensive tribute to America that is the National Mall.

      Plenty of reading to catch up on

      The Library of Congress, founded in 1800, was the brainchild of James Madison and Thomas Jefferson. After it was mostly destroyed by the British during the War of 1812, Jefferson donated his entire personal collection of around 6,000 books to restore it. Today, the Library of Congress has over 160 million items placed on over 800 miles of bookshelves, making it the largest library in the world.

      Non-refundable if canceled within 24 hours of requested services.

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