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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Explore the famous monuments and war memorials of Washington, DC on this small-group sightseeing tour. Hop aboard a special eCruiser vehicle and enjoy an educational and entertaining narrated history of our nation’s capital. Get a glimpse of the White House and travel around and through Capitol Hill, the Smithsonian museum complex, plus a plethora of famous memorials and monuments — like the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument — and many other hotspots. This is a great way to see many of DC’s most famous landmarks.
  • Capitol Hill and Washington DC's monuments tour by electric cart
  • Enjoy open-air, eco-friendly transport and great up-close views of DC’s most famous landmarks
  • Enjoy entertaining commentary about DC’s history from your guide and hop off to explore Capitol Hill by foot
  • Each electric cart seats five people plus your guide, ensuring a personalized small-group experience

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Get better photo ops than you would from inside a bus on a tour that doesn’t take all day.
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Transport by electric cart
Local English-speaking guide
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
600 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
There are walking tours and there are bus tours, but this unique eCruiser tour of the Capitol provides an entirely new perspective on the city of Washington, DC and its many famous landmark locations.

Meet the guide and the rest of the small-group at L’Enfant Metro Stop, located at the corner of 7th and C Street. Then climb aboard a nifty eCruiser vehicle — an open-air, eco-friendly electric cart that offers as much in style as it does with substance.

The tour begins at one end of the famed Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. Travel along through the historic monument areas, taking in the famous Jefferson, Lincoln and Washington Monuments, each a classic Washington DC icon in its own right. Then see the World War I, World War II, Korean War Veterans and the Vietnam Veterans memorial sites.

Next, see the most famous DC landmark of all, the White House, followed by Capitol Hill. Along the way, hear the historic stories and facts that make the city of Washington, DC one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States.
Itinerary
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Washington DC Urban Adventures
Meet at the Smithsonian Metro Stop in the morning to hop aboard your all-electric cart – a unique, fun, relaxing, and eco-friendly way to experience Washington DC. Each electric cart seats five people plus your local guide, and you'll drive in a group of three carts.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Your tour starts at the Smithsonian complex and proceeds through the major monument areas.
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Jefferson Memorial
Marvel at the Jefferson Memorial
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Washington Monument
See the Washington Monument
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Lincoln Memorial
See the Lincoln Memorial
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National World War II Memorial
Vsit the World War I Memorial, World War II Memorial
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Korean War Veterans Memorial
See the Korean War Veterans Memorial
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
See the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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White House
Continue past DC’s most famous icon: the White House. Be sure to have your camera ready for this portion of the ride!
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U.S. Capitol
Finally, feast your eyes on the buildings of Capitol Hill and learn the history behind them. End your tour on a high note by asking your guide for an amazing spot for lunch before exploring the rest of DC on your own.
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National Mall
Our RedRoadsters are the personal and comfortable way to tour the National Mall. Equipped with roll-down clear siding they’re the perfect way to sightsee in the rain or wind. Our vehicles are also equipped with warm blankets in the winter for your comfort.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 7 passengers per vehicle
  • Tour is weather permitting. Weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Children under 4 years of age must sit on parent or guardian's lap, and must be advised at time of booking
  • This tour runs year round and will proceed rain or shine unless such weather constitutes a dangerous situation. Final decision on cancelling a tour will occur at least an hour prior to departure and all possible guests will be contacted.
  • Due to the popularity of this tour we will not accept day-of changes to your reservation.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: Your tour covers the National Mall in an all-electric vehicle. We're committed to reducing the environmental impact of vehicle-based tourism in Washington DC, which makes up the vast majority of tours given in this city. Make a "green" difference by seeing the Mall via electric transportation!
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Urban Adventures USA

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart.

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Traveler Tips


  • "This is perfect for people who don't have a lot of time to spend and prefer a little more intimate small group." See review
  • "Tour guide has flexibility with where to drop you off (so you could hit one of the Smithsonian's for example and have 'free' drop off right there!" See review

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Kevin_F
, Apr 2021
Trip was excellent and our guide, Sam was very knowledgeable of the sites on the tour. Only complaint was, and it was minor is that the seating in the car was tight. Great tour though!
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Loved the tour!!!
Rhonda_V
, Apr 2021
Great way to see the main points of DC!! Cortland our tour guide was so knowledgeable and accommodating. I highly recommend the tour!!
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Tammy_R
, Apr 2021
Our guide was amazing! She was so informative and accommodating !!! You get to see the historical sights and you get to get off at the Lincoln memorial amazing!
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Much better than trying to walk it.
Tania_M
, Apr 2021
What a great way to see the high points of the city. Our tour guide did a great job. She was so helpful.
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Big yes !
Aleksandra_W
, Apr 2021
Excellent way to see what needs to be in Washington and stay safe! Our guide, Sam, was very good! Highly recommended!
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Michigan group.
Brenda_S
, Apr 2021
Had the best time and had a great tour guide. He was very knowledgeable and was very good with people. I would highly recommend this tour would do it again when we come back to Dc . Thanks again 5 stars..
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Definitely recommend!
Vicky_H
, Apr 2021
Great experience, very knowledgeable tour guides... easy, comfortable way to tour the city. Definitely recommend.
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Six thumbs up! 👍 (there were three of us)
Diana_D
, Apr 2021
Such a great way to see the city. My son said it was his favorite thing we have done so far. Our guide was accommodating, fun and knowledgeable!! We highly recommend!
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2 hours was just right
Shana_C
, Apr 2021
Cortland was a fantastic tour guide- He was a local and obviously lived his city. Thank you so much for showing us around!
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Worth the money!
emily_k
, Apr 2021
We loved our tour and learned a lot! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and went out of his way to make it a great tour!
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