From USD$94.00 Per Hour
33 Columbus Monument Drive Northeast, Washington, DC, USA
Save money with this GREAT package- The Old Town Trolley Tours Gold Pass and Monuments by Moonlight Package includes -unlimited touring on the Old Town Trolley Tour, Arlington National Cemetery Tour, and a cruise on the Wharf Water Taxi AND an evening Monuments by Moonlight Tour.
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 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, the White House, the museums of the Smithsonian Institution, and Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial. Expert guides share colorful anecdotes, humorous stories and well researched historical information.
We have the best view in town, including our state-of-art stadium trolleys where every seat is the best seat! Comfortable padded seats for a pleasant tour experience. All-weather trolleys, rain or shine! Our vehicles get the job done no matter what the day may bring. On-board monitors displaying historical imagery enhances the tour experience.Hop On and Off – Tour at your own pace!
For our visitors who do not speak English, we now offer a convenient language app built with GPS tracking technology. You can now enjoy live narration in 7 different languages – Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese.
Old Town Trolley Tours is pleased to provide free shuttle service from select area hotels to Stop #1 to begin the tour. (Green Loop) Click here for hotel pick up listing.
Included in this Gold Pass is the Arlington National Cemetery Tour:
Arlington National Cemetery is an enduring tribute to those who’ve dedicated their lives to defending the ideals of our nation. A visit here will leave an indelible impression on your spirit. Old Town Trolley Company is the only authorized Tour Company operating within Arlington National Cemetery so relax on our comfortable trolley as you journey through history. You’ll be transported to some of the most notable graves and memorials.
Also included is the Potomac Riverboat Company -Round-trip Water Taxi. Take in the views and enjoy a relaxing ride down the Potomac River to Washington DC’s newest destination, the District Wharf. Watch DC’s waterfront come to life with remarkable restaurants, retailers, and beautiful views of the city at the Wharf. The Wharf Water taxi will connect you to Old Town Alexandra, National Harbor and Georgetown in only 25 minutes! Beverages can be purchased on board. Trolley Stop #8, services the Water Taxi.
Monuments by Moonlight Tour:
When the sun goes down, Washington turns into a different city, and Old Town Trolley Tours knows just the right way to show off the Capitol City at night! Enjoy the sights and sounds of this truly magnificent city as you join the professional tour guides for entertaining anecdotes and historical information along with a sprinkling of bewitching ghost stories of the spirits that haunt our nations capitol.
On-board you’ll see some of the city’s most popular monuments such as the Capitol Building, the White House, the Jefferson Memorial and the Washington Monument.
The tour makes three stops, the MLK Jr. Memorial/FDR Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial. The Lincoln Memorial stop also serves the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial and the Korean War Veteran’s Memorial allowing you to see these sights in a different light.
Old Town Trolley Tours is pleased to provide free shuttle service from area hotels to Union Station to begin the tour. Reservations for hotel shuttle pick up MUST be made by calling 202-832-9800 (option 4), 24 hours in advance. Complimentary Shuttle Service for confirmed reservations: CLICK HERE
Join in for a night of moonlight merriment aboard Old Town Trolley Tours. This 2 1/2 hour tour departs nightly from Union Station. You haven’t seen Washington until you’ve seen it at night!
Please note that the free portions of the ticket have no cash value and are not refundable and non-transferable. All promotions subject to change without notice.
Monuments by Moonlight operates daily from Union Station. See calendar for times.
Old Town Trolley Tour of Washington operates daily every 30 minutes from 9:00 am with last re-boarding at 5:00 pm. Shuttles offered between Stop #13 (Lincoln Memorial) and Arlington National Cemetery from 10:30am to 5:00pm (with last boarding at 5:00pm).
Arlington National Cemetery Tour Times:
October – March: 8:30am-4:00pm. Last tour departs at 4:00pm; April – September: 8:30am-6:00pm. Last tour departs at 6:00pm. To get the most out of the Arlington National Cemetery experience and to ride the Red Loop back into DC and continue on the Old Town Trolley route, please arrive at the Cemetery by 3:30pm. Currently, last Red Loop pickups at Arlington Cemetery will be 5:00pm. Red Loop shuttles will return guest directly to The Washington Welcome Center at the end of the day.
Arlington National Cemetery is open:
October-March: 8:00am – 5:00pm;
April -September: 8:00am -7:00pm.
The guard is changed every hour on the hour Oct 1 through Mar 31.
The guard is changed every half hour from April 1 through Sept 30.
Old Town Trolley Tours does not operate on:
Annual March for Life (Jan 18,2019) | Annual Women’s March on Washington (Jan 19, 2019) Rolling Thunder (May 26, 2019) | Independence Day (July 4, 2019) | Army Ten Miler (Oct 13, 2019) | Marine Corps Marathon (Oct 27, 2019) | Thanksgiving Day (Nov 28, 2019) | Christmas Day (Dec 25, 2019).
Late Starts on: Mar 9, 2019 @ 12:00pm (Rock & Roll Marathon) | May 19, 2019 @ 12:00pm (Bike DC)
Routes are subject to change during marathons and special events. Trolley route may be delayed or some stops closed during these times. For updated schedule please call 202-832-9800 (option #4).
Potomac Riverboat Wharf Water Taxi:
Departs Wharf for Georgetown: 7:45am*,10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm, 8:30pm**, 10:30pm**
Departs Georgetown for Wharf: 8:30am*, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm**, 11:30pm**
Departs Wharf for Alexandria: 9:10am*, 9:30am***, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:00pm, 7:00pm, 8:30pm, 9:30pm**, 11:00pm**
Departs Alexandria for Wharf: 9:35am***,11:05am, 12:05pm, 1:35pm, 2:35pm, 4:05pm, 5:05pm, 6:35pm, 7:35pm, 9:05pm, 10:05pm**, 11:5pm**
Departs Wharf for National Harbor: 9:30am***, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:00pm, 7:00pm, 8:30pm, 9:30pm**, 11:00pm**
Departs National Harbor for Wharf: 7:35am*, 9:10am***, 10:10am***, 11:40am, 12:40pm, 2:10pm, 3:10pm, 4:40pm, 5:40pm, 7:10pm, 8:10pm, 9:40pm**, 10:40pm**
*Monday-Friday/ **Friday & Saturday/ *** Saturday and Sunday
Monuments by Moonlight Tour – Reservations are required. Reservation based tickets and unused tickets are non-refundable. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time by calling 202-832-9800 (option #4).
Old Town Trolley Tour and Arlington National Cemetery Tours – Reservations are NOT needed or accepted. Tickets can be used on any operating day within 12 months of the purchase date. Potomac Riverboat Company-Water Taxi Reservations do not need to be confirmed in advance. Walk up reservations are accepted at the ticket booth based on availability.
Monuments by Moonlight Tour Three stops, at the MLK Jr. Memorial/ FDR Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial. The MLK Jr. and FDR Memorials are the same stop.
Old Town Trolley Tours: 17 stops. 1) Washington Welcome Center/Ford’s Theatre/Peterson House Tour Transfer Station for Hotel Shuttle 2) The White House/The White House Visitor Center 3) National Archives/U.S. Navy Memorial 4) Law Enforcement Museum/Japanese American Memorial of Patriotism 5) Union Station/Smithsonian Postal Museum /Begin DC Duck Tour Here. 6) U.S. Capitol/Supreme Court/ Library of Congress 7) Smithsonian Air & Space Museum/ Museum of the American Indian/US Botanic Garden 8) The Wharf – Boarding for water taxi 9) International Spy Museum 10) Holocaust Memorial Museum/Bureau of Engraving & Printing/ Smithsonian Castle 11) Jefferson Memorial/George Mason Memorial 12) FDR Memorial/Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial 13) Lincoln Memorial/Vietnam Veterans Memorial/Korean War Veterans Memorial Tour transfer Station: Red Loop-Transfer to Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle 14) National Museum of American History/National Museum of African American History & Culture 15) National Museum of Natural History 16) Newseum/National Gallery of Art 17) National Portrait Gallery / American Art Museum
Arlington National Cemetery: 1) Arlington National Cemetery Welcome Center 2) JFK Gravesite 3) Coast Guard Memorial 4) Pershing Gravesite 5) Tomb of the Unknown Solider 6) Arlington House 7) Ord & Weitzel (Iwo Jima Memorial Outside Gate – Additional Weekend Stops: 8) Sections 55 and 59 9) Columbarium and Niche Wall 10) Pentagon Group Memorial / 911 Memorial
Old Town Trolley Tour: eTicket holders may board the trolley at the Washington Welcome Center (1001 E Street NW) or any Old Town Trolley boarding location. Additional Ticket Booth: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Arlington National Cemetery Tour: eTicket holders may board at the Arlington Cemetery Welcome Center, Arlington, VA 22211
Monuments by Moonlight departure location-Union Station – 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE (Metro- Union Station Stop on the Red Line)
Water Taxi: Docking Locations: The Wharf: 950 Maine Ave. SW, Washington DC.
Georgetown: 3100 K St. NW, Washington DC.
Alexandria City Marina: 0 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA (located behind the Torpedo Factory Art Center)
National Harbor:145 National Plaza, National Harbor, MD.
Old Town Trolley Welcome Center Stop (10th & E St).- There are parking garages nearby, and Metro is two blocks away. (Gallery Place Station). Paid parking is also available at Union Station.
Child age: 4-12 years. Under 4 yrs free.
This tour includes the Old Town Trolley Orange Downtown Loop along with the Red Line Arlington Shuttle and the Blue Loop within Arlington Cemetery. Water Taxi roundtrip tickets are valid for 1 day use only and must be used within 2 days of Trolley Tour usage. Patrons with Tickets can board at any Old Town Trolley boarding location. Without an e-Ticket voucher or mobile ticket you must go to the ticket booth location (stop #1 or #4) with invoice order number.
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Stop
The guard is changed every hour on the hour from October 1 through March 31.
The guard is changed every half hour from April 1 through September 30.
Handicap-accessible vehicles are available upon request. Assistance animals, such as seeing-eye dogs, are the only animals that are allowed on board the trolleys.