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Washington DC: Monuments by Moonlight Nighttime Trolley Tour

$69.95 /person
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About the activity

Experience the sights of Washington D.C. by night on a guided trolley tour of the city's most popular monuments. Along the way, learn about the fascinating history of the nation's capital.

  • Free cancellation
    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
  • Instant confirmation & Mobile tickets
    Receive your ticket right away. Use your phone or print your voucher.
  • Skip the line
    Get priority entry.
  • Live guiding
  • Duration
    2.5 hours
  • Includes
    • Tour guide
    • Trolley transportation
    • 30-minute stop to visit Lincoln, Vietnam Veteran and Korean War Memorials
    • 30-minute stop to visit FDR & Martin Luther King Jr Memorials
    • 20-minute photo stop at Iwo Jima Memorial
    • Tips
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
Highlights & Description


  • Experience Washington DC’s famous monuments illuminated at night
  • Enjoy panoramic views of DC from a trolley with special stadium seating
  • Spend 30 minutes exploring the Lincoln, Vietnam & Korean War Memorials on foot
  • Spend 30 minutes discovering the FDR & MLK Memorials up close, on foot
  • Pass the White House, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, and Capitol Hill


See the most popular monuments of the U. S. capital illuminated at night on a guided trolley tour. The route follows streets that have been traveled by presidents and makes three stops for you to get off the trolley and explore the memorials on your own and take photos.
Enjoy entertaining commentary from a professional tour guide who will entertain you with stories about the Capitol’s colorful past.
The three stops on the tour are:
1. The Martin Luther King Memorial & the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2. The Iwo Jima Memorial (aka US Marine Corps War Memorial)
3. The Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Veterans Memorial
Besides stops at the major memorials, you will also get spectacular views of the Washington Memorial the White House, the National Mall, the Capitol Buildings, the Jefferson Memorial, the Smithsonian Museums and Castle, the FBI & Dept of Justice Buildings, and the World War II Memorial.

Good to know before you go
  • For the sites where there is no formal stop, the vehicle slows down as much as possible to allow you to take some photos. The conductor will advise you when to get your camera ready
  • This tour does not currently go to the Iwo Jima Memorial due to bridge closure, this stop will be replaced with a stop at the World War II Memorial
Meeting point

Tour with Departure from Washington DC Welcome Center

Tour with Departure from Union Station

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the cancellation policy for this activity?
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
2. When will I receive the confirmation of my booking?
You will receive an email notification right after your successful payment. If you don't see it in your inbox, check your spam or junk mail folder. When the payment is completed you have the option to download your ticket directly.
3. What does the 'skip the line' ticket mean?
'Skip the line' tickets provide the fastest possible entry with no or very little queuing.
4. Are mobile tickets enough or do I have to print them?
Tickets don't need to be printed. You can show your ticket from your smartphone as a PDF.
  • Adult
    13-99 years
  • Children
    4-12 years
  • Infant
    0-3 years
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