Washington DC

The DC Cherry Blossom Tour

Washington, United States

From USD 59.00

Select Date and Travellers

Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Experience springtime in Washington DC on a 4-hour tour of the city’s key landmarks and blooming cherry trees. You’ll get the perfect overview and orientation to the sites around the Mall, see the White House, and tour key presidential and war memorials, at a season when the Tidal Basin and National Mall are transformed by thousands of pale pink flowers. Travel by climate-controlled shuttle bus on a guided tour that begins and ends in central DC.
  • Washington DC landmarks and monuments tour
  • See DC highlights during the Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Visit Presidential and military memorials
  • View the White House
  • Guided tour by air-conditioned shuttle bus
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point on the National Mall

What's Included

  • Tour guide
  • Live commentary aboard an air-conditioned shuttle
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • US Navy Memorial Plaza
    701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA

Start time

10:00 am

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Make your way to the US Capitol Building for a 10am departure, and then see the exterior of the building that’s the seat of the United States’ government. Board an air-conditioned shuttle bus on your way to a lineup of some of DC’s most iconic sites.

View the White House from the outside, and then see the towering pillars that honor fallen soldiers at the National WWII Memorial. Pay your respects to two American heroes at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial, where you can climb the steps to the Presidential statue for views across the largest reflecting pool in Washington DC.

See moving monuments to the armed forces at the Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam War Veterans Memorial, and then finish the day at the US Navy Memorial, a centrally located landmark that’s just off the National Mall, and close to some of the best places to keep enjoying DC's National Cherry Blossom Festival.

United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Lincoln Memorial

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Tidal Basin

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

National World War I Memorial

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

National World War II Memorial

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

White House

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Korean War Veterans Memorial

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Involves a moderate amount of walking
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels are welcome as long as someone accompaning the passenger using it can assist them board and disembark
  • Capitol Hill parking is very limited. Taking a taxi/car service or public transportation to the start of the tour is advised
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • No food allowed on buses (snacks are fine!)
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Traveller Tips


It rained in the afternoon and we were provided with plastic ponchos which really came in handy.

Reviews

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Amazing tour!!
Jennifer_D, Apr 2023
Enjoyed every bit of this experience. Got to take some amazing pictures. The best part of it all was having a passionate tour guide, Paul! He was very knowledgeable and fun!! Will recommend to friends and family.
Response from Host, May 2023
We are glad you enjoyed your time with us in Washington! Be sure to follow us on social media and tag us in your photos @usaguidedtours!
Terry was a great guide -...
Danette_W, Apr 2023
Terry was a great guide - very informative about the stops and all the areas we past. Cortez a great driver
Response from Host, May 2023
We are glad you enjoyed your time with us in Washington! Be sure to follow us on social media and tag us in your photos @usaguidedtours!
Best plan we made
Sharon_B, Apr 2023
Dion (guide) and Mr Parker (driver) were the BEST!! I brought my mom who is in a wheelchair. They helped us load and unload, catered to her needs and helped us navigate. It meant the world to us both. Dion was chock full of information and fun facts along the tour. We missed blossoms in full bloom but still managed to find a few for the group. I highly recommend the tour if you want to see a lot, visit the key memorials and monuments in just a few hrs. The best part of our visit by far. THANK YOU for an awesome experience
Response from Host, May 2023
We are glad you enjoyed your time with us in Washington! Be sure to follow us on social media and tag us in your photos @usaguidedtours!
Some of the stops were...
Cheryl_B, Apr 2023
Some of the stops were very rushed and not enough time to see them. Also when we went to the White House we only saw a small portion from a distance through the opening of some trees.
Response from Host, May 2023
Thank you for that feedback. Do you by chance remember your tour guide's name? We would love to review this with them in order to improve the tour experience.
Solid Highlight Tour of Washington, D.C.
Victoria_C, Apr 2023
I very much enjoyed this tour! We visited multiple highlights of D.C. with a knowledgeable and humorous tour guide, who was a D.C. native and offered dining recommendations in the area. The tour featured stops near restrooms at the WWII Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial, which was much appreciated during the four hours. Would definitely recommend this tour, particularly for first-time visitors!
Great Experience
Keisha_P, Apr 2023
Tour guide Paul was amazing. He was very knowledgeable. The pick up location was very convenient for our hotel and the check in process was easy.
Good option for a short visit
Tatiana_V, Apr 2023
Great option for a short visit, an opportunity to see DC's main attractions in one tour. It was also a good solution for traveling with a senior riding between sites and doing short walks
Great tour !
Ron_L, Apr 2023
Thomas was awesome. A very knowledgeable and attentive tour guide and driver. Very informative and entertaining !
Great tour, lots of information.
Amy_D, Apr 2023
Great driver, Great tour guide, we felt a little rushed only because of the amount of places that our guide was trying to get to, you will struggle if you have mobility issues, there is lots of walking and steps.
Awesome tour!
Janet_M, Apr 2023
What an amazing tour. So much to see even though we were a bit late for the cherry 🌸. Our tour guide Jana was awesome. She was just full of great information and minutiae. I would recommend for others.
A Great way to see most of the D.C. monuments!
Donna_P, Apr 2023
Our tour guide Thomas was informative, patient and entertaining. He provided us with water on a hot day which was appreciated by all. He navigated the D.C. streets with great skill.
Excellent presentation,
Tim_B, Apr 2023
Bus check in on time . Driver and tour guide were excellent. The cherry trees were spectacular, very informative , do not think there could be a better condensed tour of DC.
Exploring Washington and its cherry blossoms 🌸
Regina_M, Apr 2023
This was by far one of the best tours I have been on. I think for the value and due to the high peak season it was so convenient. Pricing excellent, tour guide Mr Map was entertaining and very knowledgeable and kept us entertained. On our tour day it was a rainy morning and afternoon but they worked around the weather and some of the parking restrictions at certain monuments and stops. Our group really enjoyed it. Next time we come we will book a night tour
I would recommend. We had a wonderful time.
Kathleen_E, Apr 2023
Our tour guide and driver were excellent and a wealth of information. We were given plenty of time to enjoy each location.
A wonderful tour; full of great information and beautiful sights.
DENISE_W, Apr 2023
How thorough the tour was. Paul, the tour guide and MASTER of information was very fun, full of information, very personable, and helpful. The bus driver was also very kind and helpful.
Loved it
Nina_R, Mar 2023
The excellent service our driver and the tour guide were wonderful. The sights covered everything we wanted to see and provided d lots of great pictures
Good into to the monuments and memorials
David_A, Mar 2023
Our tour guide, Mr Map, was excellent! A native to DC, Mr Map had a wealth of knowledge to share. And the cherry blossoms were in full bloom. Wonderful day!
Personal experience
Laura_A, Mar 2023
I have recently moved to the capital from Houston, TX and want to get to know the city well and take advantage of all the great things it has to offer! The thing that stood out the most about this tour is how terrific Mr. Map, our guide, was!! I honestly appreciated the fact that he was a native Washingtonian and had great knowledge about the capital.
Beautiful cherry blossoms
Laura_S, Mar 2023
Cherry blossoms were so beautiful! My sisters and I had a great time! Very great tour and guide Josh was simple amazing!
Most memorable was...
Evelyn_K, Mar 2023
Most memorable was visiting all of the war memorials. The tour guide Josh was awesome. Glad we took the tour

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