From USD$84.00Per Hour
33 Columbus Monument Drive Northeast, Washington, DC, USA
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 Old Town Trolley adventure 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.
Old Town Trolley Tours – *On and Off – Tour at your own pace!
Old Town Trolley Tours allows you to get off at any of any of our 17 conveniently located stops. When you’re ready, just re-board and it’s on with the tour. Explore Washington DC at your leisure and enjoy attractions, shopping and dining as you make one complete loop.
Don’t just visit Washington DC…RELIVE IT!
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.
DC Ducks Tour:
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! Our wise quacking captains will entertain you with anecdotes, well researched historical facts and the corniest jokes you’ve ever heard! Ducks depart hourly from Union Station. The 90 minute, fully narrated tour covers the mall, museums, monuments and splashing down in the Potomac. Guests will enjoy a scenic river cruise, wind up at Gravely Point, underneath the flight path of the landing planes at National Airport.
TIP: Spend more time sightseeing! You can purchase admission to popular attractions along this hop-on/hop-off tour route directly from this Trusted Tours and Attractions website. Get your tickets in advance and experience one of the best vacations you can have!
Be prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime thrill!
Old Town Trolley Tour of Washington operates daily every 30 minutes from 9:00 am with last re-boarding at 5:00 pm.
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).
DC Ducks Tour: Tours run daily from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Reservations confirmed with e-ticket purchase. | Please check in at least 30 minutes prior to boarding or your seats may be released. | Season runs April through October. | Parking is available at Union Station. | Closed: Sunday of Memorial Day (May 26, 2019), 4th of July, and Marine Corp. Marathon (Oct 27, 2019). Closed Fall and Winter Season (Nov to Mar).
Routes are subject to change during marathons and special events.
DC Duck 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 Tours- Reservations are NOT needed or accepted. Tickets can be used on any operating day within 12 months of the purchase date.
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
Old Town Trolley eTicket holders may board the trolley at the Washington Welcome Center (1001 E Street NW) or any Old Town Trolley boarding location.
DC Duck Boarding Location: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave.
Independence and L’Enfant Promenade SW
Welcome Center Stop (1)- There are parking garages nearby, and Metro is two blocks away. (Gallery Place Station). Parking is also available at Union Station.
Child age for DC Duck: Infant to 12 years.
This tour includes the Old Town Trolley Orange Downtown Loop along with the Red Loop Arlington Shuttle. 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.
Handicap-accessible vehicles available upon request. Assistance animals, such as seeing-eye dogs, are the only animals that are allowed on board the trolleys.
DC Duck Tour: Tour is subject to change without notice due to weather conditions. Package components may be used on the same or separate days.