Washington DC

4-Hour Small Group Guided National Mall Tour with 10 Top Attractions

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From USD 99.00

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


Experience the history and culture of the nation’s capital on this comprehensive, half-day, small-group tour. Travel in a comfortable vehicle complete with phone chargers, umbrellas, and a flat-screen TV, and see Washington DC’s monuments, museums, and memorials with a guide. See the US Capitol building, the White House, the Mall and more. Avoid the hassles of driving, or navigating public transportation and leave the logistics to your guide.
  • Explore Washington, DC's sights and landmarks on a comprehensive 4-hour tour
  • See the capital’s memorials, museums, and monuments with a small group
  • See sights like the Smithsonian Castle, the White House, the Tidal Basin and more
  • Convenient, centrally located departure point

What's Included

  • 4-Hour Guided Day Tour of Washington DC
  • Transportation from site to site
  • Tour Guide that provides commentary during tour and answers questions
  • Stop at 10 DC Attractions including White House, US Capitol, Lincoln Memorial,
  • Washington Monument, World War II Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Martin Luther King Memorial
  • Jefferson Memorial, and Ford's Theatre.
  • Pass by top DC attractions such as FBI Headquarters, National Archives, Smithsonian Castle
  • Storage Space for Wheel Chairs - Scooters
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pickup

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Grand Hyatt Washington
    1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

    Meet your guide IN FRONT OF THE STARBUCKS (11th & H S Street NW) at the Washington Grand Hyatt Hotel - 1000 H Street NW. Please arrive 10 minutes early.

Start time

09:00 am

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Small Group Day Tours start at 9 am in front of the Starbucks at the Grand Hyatt 1000 H Street NW.
  • Please provide us your cell phone number. We will text you the night before your tour with your guides name and number.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Arrive 10 minutes early to check in with your guide.
  • Tour route may change due to construction or road closings.
  • If you are apart of a group booking separately please let us know if you would like to be seated in the same van.
  • We tour rain or shine.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 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.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Traveller Tips

I highly recommend this tour if you need a refresher on the city, or as orientation for your first visit.
Like advertised there was water, visual aids, and cell phone chargers available.
I would recommend this tour for everyone who wants to cover major D.C. attractions in a limited time.
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Last minute tour of DC
BREANNA_M, Mar 2023
I decided last minute to take a tour of DC before my return flight home....so glad I did. Our driver was friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. Great experience!
DC National Mall tour
Haroon_A, Mar 2023
It's very well organized tour that takes you to multiple National Mall attractions in an organized way. The guide is knowledgeable and caring. Why I'll not recommend this tour to others is because of its price. Other similar tours cost about half the price.
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Hi Haroon- Thanks- we appreciate your positive comments about our organization! We cover all the major sights! And thanks again for choosing us.
Great way to see DC
Steve_H, Mar 2023
Cory did a great job flexing schedule based on smaller site availability while ensuring we had time to see the major attractions.
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Hi Steve- we never know what will happen out on the Mall- from motorcades, to protests, to street closures for Cherry Blossoms - it just happens. So happy to hear you enjoyed it and saw the major attractions!
Our tour guide Cory was...
carolyn_m, Mar 2023
Our tour guide Cory was excellent. He is a history junky and added lots of extra facts to our tour. This tour gave you just enough time to get out walk around & snap a pic. Perfect way to get a large snippet of everything when u have limited time .
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Hi Carolyn- You hit it - the perfect description of our tours - lots of monuments and memorials in just a 4 hour window of time. We think of it as a in-depth overview. Many thanks for your excellent review!
Well worth the time and money
Larry_M, Mar 2023
Very well done. Steve was very knowledgeable and helpful. The strong point was his flexibility as the every changing environment in DC is changing. Thank you.
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Hi Larry- With DC being the Federal City anything is possible on any given day- protests, motorcades, mysterious street closures. We expect them! Thanks so much for joining us on our daily adventure.
Great tour
Sabra_F, Mar 2023
We loved this tour! It was perfect for our 6 yo who wanted to see all the monuments. Our guide, Corey, was absolutely wonderful! He was very knowledgeable and was able to answer all of our questions effortlessly
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Hi Sabra- So happy to hear you loved it - I'm sure it will not surprise you to learn that Corey has little ones, too, so he can relate to even our youngest guests! Thanks for choosing us!
All the historical sites...
Luis_M, Mar 2023
All the historical sites narrated by our host, Corey. The MLk and Lincoln sites were our favorite at the end of the day.
Response from Host, Mar 2023
HI Luis- Sounds like you enjoyed Corey's Day Tour- He's from DC and loves to show it off! The sites from Lincoln and MLK are both stunning- even more so now that the Cherry Blossoms are opening! Thanks for choosing us.
Had a memorable time in DC!
Angela_K, Mar 2023
Being with a small group made it more informative. The guide Steve was excellent! Very knowledgeable The driver, Edrick was nice and drove us safely from point to point. . I would highly recommend his company! I will be back to DC and use his services again.
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Hi Angela- So glad you're coming back- Make sure to take our Night Tour, ok? Its a different show entirely - with the monuments lit up against the evening sky! Many thanks for the recommendation and those 5 Stars!
Five out of Five Stars
Nancy_C, Mar 2023
Our tour with Cassie was fabulous. We learned so much more about DC than just seeing the sites. She was a fantastic guide with great enthusiasm and energy! She really made it fun and interactive for our group. Her passion for our nation’s capital is infectious.
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Hi Nancy- Cassie LOVES DC and it shows. What a great review - loved hearing you had fun and got to ask questions. Thanks for choosing us!
DC highlights and history in just 4 hours
Rachel_E, Mar 2023
Edrick was our wonderful driver while Steve was our guide. Steve knows his history! We could have tour Washington DC and saw the same sites on our own. But this guided tour was full on information and history about the sites and surrounding area. If you are in Washington DC I recommend a this tour. It is well worth the money.
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Hi Rachel- Edrick and Steve make quite a team - both are locals - Steve watched most of DC history play out right in front of him. What he tells guests is his lived experience. Thanks for a wonderful review and your recommendation!
This was a great small...
Melissa_H, Mar 2023
This was a great small tour. There were 3 of us, one other person and our guide Cassie. She was lovely - knowledgeable, flexible, warm and interested. Very helpful with my elderly father. Loved the DC sights!
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Hi Melissa- We specialize in small group tours so we can bring our guests into all the discussions. So happy to hear your father enjoyed himself! Thanks for selecting See DC for your Washington DC tour!
Great Tour of DC
Alex_H, Mar 2023
Great tour. Steve was very knowledgeable and made the tour very pleasant. We learned a lot about DC’s history. Awesome. 100% recommended.
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Hi Alex- What an awesome review! Steve grew up here and watched history in the making and he will appreciate your 100% recommendation! Thanks for choosing us!
Quick and Easy Trour around Washinton DC
Artur_G, Mar 2023
I had a fantastic time on the Washington DC, bus tour! It was a quick and easy way to observe some of the main attractions of the city, and our guide Daniel was absolutely amazing. He provided us with fun and interesting facts about American history that really added to the experience. The tour was hassle-free and overall a great fun. Thank you to the team for hosting us and making it such a memorable day! Highly recommend!
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Hi - your high recommendation means a lot to us and Daniel will be so happy to hear your amazing review of his tour. Travel safe and thanks for choosing us.
Cassie was our driver and...
Rama_P, Mar 2023
Cassie was our driver and host. She did an AMAZING job and I would highly recommend this tour and especially Cassie! She also made recommendations for resturants, markets and local fare. Wonderful experience.
Response from Host, Mar 2023
What a wonderful review- you'll make Cassie's day! Thanks for those high recommendations and 5 Stars!!!
Washington, Alive and Well
Margaret_P, Mar 2023
Cassie was great,informative,funny and 10 other positive adjectives. Would do this trip again. The grpup became one die to her approach to make it a fun day.
Response from Host, Mar 2023
HI Margaret- We'll let Cassie know how much fun you had! Thanks for this great review and also those 5 stars. Travel safe!
A must do!
Blair_P, Feb 2023
I am so glad we signed up for a guided tour. Dean was so knowledgeable and Wes, our driver was awesome! The pace moves great and we got a lot done in 4 hours. We learned a lot on the tour. Highly recommend!
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Hi Blair- Awesome review - Thanks so much for your high recommendations and those 5 Stars!
Exceptional tour of Washington
Craig_M, Feb 2023
This is best way to experience all the expected sights and more. The 4 hour small group tour is informative and very personable. This is the second time I've taken this tour as I had a first time visitor with me on this occasion. Daniel, our driver and guide, made this event even better than my previous visit last summer. His knowledge and wit made the day. Thank you
Response from Host, Feb 2023
HI Craig- We love to hear you returned to us for another tour. So happy Daniel was such a big part of the magic. He absolutely loves to introduce newcomers to DC! Thanks for choosing us again!
Highly recommend
Connie_G, Feb 2023
From start to finish this was the most informative tour we've taken. Our guide Daniel was exceptional, he was knowledgeable and answered every question we had. He also made recommendations for resturants, markets and local fare. Wonderful experience.
Response from Host, Feb 2023
We really appreciate this exceptional review. Daniel and his fellow guides love to recommend restaurants and other goings on about town to showcase their home town to our guests- often as part of the tour! Many thanks for choosing us.
Highly Recommend
DianaB_V, Feb 2023
Our Guide, Steve Ryan, a native of the area, was GREAT! He provided historical and extra information that only a local could. This 4 hour tour is thorough, well planned, and worth the price. Highly recommend. My 80 yr old mother did great on all the short walking stops.
Response from Host, Feb 2023
Hi Diana- Good to know your mom was great on our short walks in to see to the monuments. We get as close as legally possible. And, you're right - there's only one Steve Ryan! We'll let him know you enjoyed his tour!
Fantastic tour!
wgilstra, Jan 2023
Daniel was an awesome tour guide. He was very knowledgeable, very accommodating and had a wonderful sense of humor! I highly recommend Daniel for this tour.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Hi- Thanks for this awesome review and your kind praise of Daniel- he will be so proud! We appreciate your selecting us for your DC Tour and we also thank you for those 5 Stars!