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Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Explore the famous monuments and war memorials of Washington, DC on this small-group sightseeing tour. Hop aboard a special eCruiser vehicle and enjoy an educational and entertaining narrated history of our nation’s capital. Get a glimpse of the White House and travel around and through Capitol Hill, the Smithsonian museum complex, plus a plethora of famous memorials and monuments — like the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument — and many other hotspots. This is a great way to see many of DC’s most famous landmarks.
  • Capitol Hill and Washington DC's monuments tour by electric cart
  • Enjoy open-air, eco-friendly transport and great up-close views of DC’s most famous landmarks
  • Enjoy entertaining commentary about DC’s history from your guide and hop off to explore Capitol Hill by foot
  • Each electric cart seats five people plus your guide, ensuring a personalized small-group experience

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Get better photo ops than you would from inside a bus on a tour that doesn’t take all day.
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Driver/guide
Transport by electric cart
Local English-speaking guide
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

600 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
There are walking tours and there are bus tours, but this unique eCruiser tour of the Capitol provides an entirely new perspective on the city of Washington, DC and its many famous landmark locations.

Meet the guide and the rest of the small-group at L’Enfant Metro Stop, located at the corner of 7th and C Street. Then climb aboard a nifty eCruiser vehicle — an open-air, eco-friendly electric cart that offers as much in style as it does with substance.

The tour begins at one end of the famed Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. Travel along through the historic monument areas, taking in the famous Jefferson, Lincoln and Washington Monuments, each a classic Washington DC icon in its own right. Then see the World War I, World War II, Korean War Veterans and the Vietnam Veterans memorial sites.

Next, see the most famous DC landmark of all, the White House, followed by Capitol Hill. Along the way, hear the historic stories and facts that make the city of Washington, DC one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States.
Itinerary
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Washington DC Urban Adventures
Meet at the Smithsonian Metro Stop in the morning to hop aboard your all-electric cart – a unique, fun, relaxing, and eco-friendly way to experience Washington DC. Each electric cart seats five people plus your local guide, and you'll drive in a group of three carts.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Your tour starts at the Smithsonian complex and proceeds through the major monument areas.
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Jefferson Memorial
Marvel at the Jefferson Memorial
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Washington Monument
See the Washington Monument
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Lincoln Memorial
See the Lincoln Memorial
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National World War II Memorial
Vsit the World War I Memorial, World War II Memorial
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Korean War Veterans Memorial
See the Korean War Veterans Memorial
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
See the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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White House
Continue past DC’s most famous icon: the White House. Be sure to have your camera ready for this portion of the ride!
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U.S. Capitol
Finally, feast your eyes on the buildings of Capitol Hill and learn the history behind them. End your tour on a high note by asking your guide for an amazing spot for lunch before exploring the rest of DC on your own.
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National Mall
Our RedRoadsters are the personal and comfortable way to tour the National Mall. Equipped with roll-down clear siding they’re the perfect way to sightsee in the rain or wind. Our vehicles are also equipped with warm blankets in the winter for your comfort.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 7 passengers per vehicle
  • Tour is weather permitting. Weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Children under 4 years of age must sit on parent or guardian's lap, and must be advised at time of booking
  • This tour runs year round and will proceed rain or shine unless such weather constitutes a dangerous situation. Final decision on cancelling a tour will occur at least an hour prior to departure and all possible guests will be contacted.
  • Due to the popularity of this tour we will not accept day-of changes to your reservation.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: Your tour covers the National Mall in an all-electric vehicle. We're committed to reducing the environmental impact of vehicle-based tourism in Washington DC, which makes up the vast majority of tours given in this city. Make a "green" difference by seeing the Mall via electric transportation!
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Urban Adventures USA

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart.
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What is the maximum group size during Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart.

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  • "This is perfect for people who don't have a lot of time to spend and prefer a little more intimate small group." See review
  • "Tour guide has flexibility with where to drop you off (so you could hit one of the Smithsonian's for example and have 'free' drop off right there!" See review

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star-5
Enjoyed the tour.
Leslie_B
, Jun 2021
Very enjoyable tour. The guide was informative and helpful. Nice to be in a open electric car. Easy on and easy off. Bathrooms available at several locations.
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star-4
Good but not the best
Victor_V
, Jun 2021
It was a nice overview of the city. Good service. I didn’t liked that even though it was raining, they were not flexible at all to accommodate you another time
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star-5
Great way to get a refresher course of history
Carol_W
, Jun 2021
Our tour driver/guide Olivia was friendly and very knowledgeable. She made the tour fun and I would not hesitate to go again!
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star-5
Nice Tour
NancyB
, Jun 2021
I really enjoyed this tour. Our guide Sam was friendly and knowledgeable and took us to all the attractions advertised. We had time at the MLK monument and Lincoln memorial to get out and walk around which was great since it was a very warm day and walking to these attractions would have been uncomfortable. It’s a great way to see the major attractions to decide which ones you might want to visit again and spend more time.
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star-3
Mediocre
Gerard_M
, Jun 2021
Lincoln Memorial, because was the best stop on the tour. Even though our guide was great, 80% of the tour is riding and it only allow two stops (MLK and Lincoln Memorials). Maybe allow the guest to pick the stops! Value to money-Low
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star-5
Very fun & informative
JPC
, Jun 2021
Our tour guide - Juliana - was excellent! She provided info in a fun & interesting manner and kept our 13 year old engaged. The highlights of the tour for me were seeing the FDR and MLK memorials, as I had never visited them before.
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star-5
Great!!!
Amy_W
, May 2021
Our guide was wonderful, very informative and nice. If you take this tour you will not be disappointed
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star-5
Fantastic way to see the monuments.
Janet_L
, May 2021
Excellent way to see the city and very Covid safe. Our guide was Cortland and he was very knowledgeable about the city and history.
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Great sightseeing tour
Kathy_L
, May 2021
Best way to see the sights up close and to take pictures and to get around Washington .The guide was great very knowledgeable of Washington.
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star-4
Must do in DC
Scott_S
, May 2021
All was great. One thing. The seats need backs on them for provide a pillow. I needed a chiropractor after the tour the seat was so low in my back and all the bumps in the road. My back is killing me. Now the tour was great and the guide was great.
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