Whether this is your first visit to Washington DC or you are a frequent visitor, the tour guides of Gray Line Tours will bring the city alive for you with insider knowledge, stories, and events. Gray Line Tours has ten decades of experience and they are the Washington DC experts.
Continuously bringing their customers the best service and the highest quality tours, sightseeing in Washington DC with Gray Line will be entertaining and educational. You will thank them for the memories. A wide variety of sightseeing tours are available whether you want to see as much as possible of the city in a short amount of time or are seeking in-depth knowledge and insights from your experienced tour guide. You will travel in luxurious, modern coaches that will take you to the most sought-after destinations in and around Washington DC. Following are a few favorite tours to consider on your itinerary.
1. Hop On, Hop Off
This popular narrated tour takes you on a 2 1/2 hour loop around the city touching base with many key Washington DC locations. Tour conductors speak about enthralling history, humorous anecdotes, and direct attention to points of interest. Tours can be enjoyed at your own pace by hopping off at specific stops such as monuments, museums, shops, and restaurants. Hop back on when you’re ready to continue with the tour, visiting the buildings where all the major political decisions are made on a daily basis.
2. DC After Dark Tour
Washington DC takes on a whole new beauty after the sun sets and the DC After Dark Tour is a favorite. National monuments and federal buildings are flooded in patriotic lights including the dome on the US Capital and the World War II Memorial. For a closer look at American History, step off the coach and visit the memorials of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Lincoln, Jefferson, and veteran memorials from the Vietnam, Korea, and Iwo Jima wars.
3. Martz Express Shuttle
The Martz Express Shuttle runs between Arlington National Cemetery and Union Station stopping at key locations on the National Mall. The shuttle gives visitors the opportunity to visit specific historical landmarks easily using direct transportation.
For visitors seeking more in-depth, first-hand experience, Gray Line Tours offers numerous day tours and Day Away Tours. Many sightseers are happy to note that they are able to visit all of the must-see stops, buildings, and landmarks in Washington DC on Gray Line’s DC In A Day Tour. A Two-Day Washington, DC Grand Tour is also available which gives visitors the chance to truly experience what our nation’s capital is all about. The tour guides are highly knowledgeable and experienced and are able to fully bring together the history, people, and culture of Washington DC. You will be fascinated with intriguing stories and little-known facts about the statues, monuments, buildings, and people.
Some of the favorite Half Day and Full Day Away tours include visits to:
1. Arlington National Cemetery
Martz Gray Line takes visitors on a narrated, in-depth tour through the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery. On this historical tour, stops are made at the Kennedy Family Gravesite, the Arlington House, Robert E. Lee’s home, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier where the Changing of the Guard service takes places.
2. The Lincoln Experience
For visitors enthralled with the history of Abraham Lincoln, Gray Line Tours offers a 5.5 hour excursion back to Lincoln’s time. Visit Ford’s Theatre where Lincoln spent his last, fateful night, the Peterson House, and Lincoln’s Cottage where he drafted the Emancipation Proclamation.
This 10.5 hour tour takes sightseers through the charming countryside to the historic town of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania. Tour the town and the historic battlefield.
4. Mt. Vernon and Old Town Alexandria
A 4.0 hour tour takes visitors back through the life and times of George Washington. Tour Virginia state, travel to Mt. Vernon, explore Old town Alexandria, and visit George Washington’s home.
For the very best sightseeing of Washington, D.C., go with Gray Line – Truly the Local Expert! Every member of the family will enjoy the adventures found in historic Washington DC destinations. You no longer have to admire at your Subway Surfers World Tour: Washington DC edition! See the landscapes right in front of your eyes! Make Washington D.C. your next destination today!
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