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Washington D.C. Holidays

Pre-bookable Tours from DC

From it's celebrated symbols of patriotism to it's undiscovered neighbourhoods, the sights and sounds of the nation's capital inspire millions of visitors every year.

Packed with famous sights, free attractions, and an endless calendar of special events, Washington, DC offers year-round inspiring experiences. We don't want you to miss out on any attraction when you're visiting DC, so book in advance to guarantee your place on one of the following incredible excursions-


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2 Day Bus + Boat Combo Washington DC

Your City Sightseeing tour provides a unique 'birds eye' view of the Capital of the United States of America, visiting all the key locations. Travelling around the famous National Mall, you will see the US Capitol building, the 15 museums of the Smithsonian, the National Archives, the White House, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, whilst across the Potomac River in Virginia you will find the Arlington National Cemetery.

Ticket is valid for 48 hours. Ticket allows you access to the Twilight night tour for no extra cost.

Prices from:  Adult £32.00    Child £16.00 (5 - 11 years)


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2 Day Hop On Hop Off Washington DC

Your City Sightseeing tour provides a unique 'birds eye' view of the Capital of the United States of America, visiting all the key locations. Travelling around the famous National Mall, you will see the US Capitol building, the 15 museums of the Smithsonian, the National Archives, the White House, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, whilst across the Potomac River in Virginia you will find the Arlington National Cemetery.

Ticket is valid for 48 hours. Ticket allows you access to the Twilight night tour for no extra cost.

Prices from:  Adult £25.00      Child £12.00 (5 - 11 years)


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DC After Dark

See the national monuments and federal building flooded in lights, from the illuminated dome of the US Capitol to the World War II memorial.  There is no other sight like seeing Washington DC at night.

Experience the city in a completely new way.  Visit The Jefferson, Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean and FDR Memorials on foot and experience the history of the U.S.A and lives of past Presidents.

You will also view from the coach The Kennedy Center, The US Capitol, Library of Congress, Supreme Court, House and Senate Office Buildings, Federal Triangle, Pennsylvania Avenue, The White House, Capitol Reflecting Pool, Georgetown and Marine Corps (Iwo Jima) Memorial.

  • Tour duration - 3 hours.
  • Departure 7.00 pm
  • No tour on Public Holidays
Prices from   Adult £ 27.00    Child £14.00 (3 - 11 years)
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Gettysburg

Travel through picturesque country to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, a town steeped in historic interest.

The day is devoted to a tour of the town and the historic battlefield. The Gettysburg Diorama, one of the largest Miniature Military Dioramas in the United States, gives a narrated history of the Battle, accompanied by sound and light effects. The commentary of the tour guides will help you to understand more clearly than ever before the story of the largest battle ever fought on U.S. soil. View Cemetery Ridge where Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address.

Visit the restored home of George Washington Shriver and see where Confederate sharpshooters were killed and where Civil War bullets and medical equipment were discovered 133 years later. You will stop near General Pickett’s where you can enjoy lunch on your own.

  • Duration: 10.5 hours
  • Tour starts at 8.00am
  • Tour runs Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays
  • Tour begins and ends at Gray Line Terminal at Union Station – no hotel pick-up or return included

Prices from:   Adult £63.00    Child £41.00 (3 - 11 years)


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Mount Vernon/Arlington Cemetery Tour

Enjoy a full day in the state of Virginia, stopping at two of the greatest attractions in the area.  Spend the morning at Mount Vernon - George Washington's home, gardens and farm.

Visit the quaint seaport town of Old Town Alexandria to see some of the most amazing historic sites in Virginia. Step off the coach and visit Christ Church, attended by George Washington and Robert E. Lee. Also see Historic 17th and 18th Century Homes.

Board Arlington National Cemetery’s lectured tram to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and view the unforgettable Changing of the Guard ceremony. Witness the eternal flame that lights up the Kennedy Gravesite.

Stop for a photo opportunity at the Iwo Jima, Lincoln, Vietnam, and Korean War Memorials. Visit the amazing statue of our 16th President, Abe Lincoln. Witness the humbling Vietnam Memorial and see the fascinating statues of the Korean War Memorial.

In addition, you will see Fort Washington, U.S. Capitol, Japanese/American Memorial, Bell Tower/the statue of Robert Taft, Mellon Fountain, East and West Wing of the National Gallery of Art, the National Archives, Jefferson Memorial, and the sixth largest River in the United States - the Potomac River. Enjoy lunch on your own while at Mount Vernon.

  • Duration: 9 hours.
  • Departure 8:00 a.m. from Gray Line Terminal at Union Station (bus level).
  • Tour runs daily (except New Year’s, July 4th, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day).

Prices from:    Adult £48.00    Child £33.00 (3 - 11 years)


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Spy City Tours

Blow the cover off some of the most notorious spy cases ever to unfold in the nation's capital. From World War to Cold War to the present, this tour, brought to you by the International Spy Museum and Gray Line of Washington DC will feature some of the most spy-tingling sites in Downtown DC from the last 65 years of espionage history.

As a “Recruit” in Spy School 101, you will be briefed by your “Training Officer” on key sites linked to intelligence triumphs, disasters, and mysteries, and hear tales of spies who’ve left their invisible mark on the city. High-level former intelligence officers provide video briefings and tradecraft secrets as the tour winds its way through the city. This is your chance to go deep undercover into the realm of espionage, intrigue, deception, and betrayal in the spy capital of the world.

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Tour starts at 10.00am
  • Tour runs Saturdays

Prices from:   Adult £40.00    Child £40.00 (3 - 11 years)


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Washington DC TV and Movie Sites Tour

Take the Washington DC TV and Movies Sites guided bus tour and visit more than 30 locations used in movies and TV shows shot in Washington DC.

Highlights of the tour:

  • Shop in the mall where No Way Out and True Lies were filmed
  • Stand on the steps of the house used in The Exorcist
  • Visit the bar used in St. Elmo’s Fire
  • Go to the park used in The Sentinel

See other locations from Wedding Crashers, Thank You For Smoking, Election, X Files, Independence Day, Forrest Gump, and many others!

  • Duration of Tour - 3 hours
  • Tour departs on Saturdays at 10.00am

Please note there is a period of approximately 20 minutes of walking during the tour, and there are several quick step off points at some of the locations.

Prices from:   Adult £22.00     Child £12.00 (6 -12 years)