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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Washington DC’s monuments and landmarks light up after dark, perfect for dramatic views and memorable photos of the capital city. Explore the sights from the National Mall to the White House and key memorials as your guide provides informative narration about each site. Hop off at select sights to get an up-close look with your small-group and guide. This tour includes transport between locations.
  • Visit the White House and National Mall
  • See landmarks illuminated at night
  • Includes transport between sites
  • Small group for a personal experience
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3-Hour Guided Night Tour of Washington D.C.
Transportation from site to site
Stop at 10 DC attractions White House, US Capitol Building, Lincoln Memorial, Iwo Jima
Washington Monument, Vietnam Memorial, World War II Memorial, Martin Luther King Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial & Jefferson Memorial
Pass by top DC attractions such as FBI Headquarters, National Archives, Smithsonian Castle
Gratuities
Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
Storage Space for Wheel Chairs - Scooters

Departure Point

1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your guide and group at the designated meeting point for your early evening departure, then make your way to the grounds of the United States Capitol. Follow the Presidential Inauguration route down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House, where you can take in the north side of the building and Lafayette Park, and continue to the Treasury Building, the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, and the Blair House.

Visit the World War II Memorial, then travel on foot to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, set at the edge of the Tidal Basin. This is the perfect spot to snap a photo of the Jefferson Memorial across the water. Tour the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and walk up the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for views back towards the US Capitol.

Make the final stop of the night at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial—your guide can assist in finding a name on the wall, as you hear the individual stories behind the war. This tour concludes at the Vietnam Memorial, close to public transport and National Mall sites.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
St Patrick's Catholic Church
We will point out St. Catholic Church as we pass it during the tour. St Patrick's Catholic Church was established in 1794.
Pass By:  
Ford's Theatre
We will point out Ford's Theatre as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
FBI Headquarters
We will point out the FBI Headquarters as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
We will point out the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building
We will point out the Robert F. Kennedy Depart of Justice Building as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
The National Archives Museum
We will point out the National Archives Museum as we pass it during the tour. The National Archives Museum is home to America's Founding Documents (The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, and the Bill of Rights).
Pass By:  
United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center
We will point out the United States Navy Memorial as we pass it during the tour. The United States Navy Memorial honors those who have served or are currently serving in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and the Merchant Marines.
Stop At:  
National Mall
The US Capitol, World War II Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial & Korean War Veterans Memorial are all sites that we will stop at that are located on the National Mall.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
National Gallery of Art
We will point out the National Gallery of Art as we pass it during the tour.
Stop At:  
Peace Monument
The Peace Monument is located on the US Capitol Grounds.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
The Ulysses S Grant Memorial is located at the US Capitol Grounds. It is at the beginning of the National Mall.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
U.S. Capitol
You will have a chance to get out and explore the grounds of the US Capitol. This site has many great photo opportunities.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Capitol Reflecting Pool
Explore the Capitol Reflecting Pool. This attraction is at The U.S. Capitol.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
James A. Garfield Monument
The James A. Garfield Monument is located at the US Capitol. James Abram Garfield was the 20th president of the United States, serving from March 4, 1881, until his death by assassination six and a half months later. He is the only sitting member of the United States House of Representatives to be elected to the presidency.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
United States Botanic Garden
We will point out the United States Botanic Garden as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
National Museum of the American Indian
We will point out the National Museum of the American Indian as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
National Air and Space Museum
We will point out the National Air and Space Museum as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
We will point out the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
Smithsonian Institution Building
We will point out the Smithsonian Castle as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
We will point out the Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery as we pass them during the tour.
Pass By:  
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
We will point out the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
National Museum of American History
We will point out the National Museum of American History as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
United States Department of Agriculture
We will point out the United States Department of Agriculture as we pass it during the tour.
Pass By:  
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
We will point out the Bureau of Engraving and Printing as we pass it during the tour. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is where paper money is made.
Stop At:  
Washington Monument
Guided Stop.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
National Museum of African American History and Culture
We will point out the National Museum of African American History and Culture as we pass it during the tour.
Stop At:  
Tidal Basin
You will get the chance to explore The Tidal Basin during your stops at The Jefferson and Martin Luther King Jr Memorials. The Tidal Basin is home to the Cherry Trees, a gift from Japan in 1914.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Jefferson Memorial
Explore the Jefferson Memorial. This stop has a ton of photo opportunities. The Jefferson Memorial is located on the Tidal Basin and surrounded by the Cherry Trees, which were a gift from Japan in 1914. You will also have a beautiful view of the Washington Monument from this site.
Duration: 25 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Explore the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
District of Columbia War Memorial
We will point out the District of Columbia War Memorial as we pass it during the tour.
Stop At:  
National World War II Memorial
Explore the National World War II Memorial.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Explore the Korean War Veterans Memorial.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Walk along the wall at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
The Three Soldiers
The Three Soldiers is located at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Vietnam Women's Memorial
The Vietnam Woman's Memorial is located at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Lincoln Memorial
Explore the Lincoln Memorial.
Duration: 25 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
White House
See the South Lawn of the White House from Constitution Ave.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Our small group night tours start at 7 pm or 7:30 pm at the Grand Hyatt 1000 H Street NW.
  • Please make sure that we have your CELL PHONE NUMBER. We will text you to confirm your cell phone number. Your guide will use this number to contact you the day before your tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • We tour rain or shine.
  • Tour route may change due to construction or road closings.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Out of respect for others face coverings are required while in the tour van.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 33 travelers
  • OPERATED BY See DC Today

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. 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 maximum group size during Washington DC National Mall Night Tour - Stops at 10 Iconic Attractions! ?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 33 travelers.

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  • "I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants a truly DC experience, it is WELL WORTH the money!!!" See review
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Exceeded expectations
Heidi
, Jul 2021
Brenda was a super tour guide! We could tell that she genuinely loves DC and wants others to as well. Really enjoyed the smaller group experience too.
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Brenda was an excellent guide. You cannot go wrong if you get her. This is our third experience with Viatour.
Mickie_S
, Jul 2021
Lincoln memorial because our guide showed things that probably many people don’t get to see. Standing on the lawn at the capital.
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Highly recomnend
Barbara_D
, Jul 2021
Very easy to work with. Getting there and finding everyone was seamless. The guide was very knowledgeable and personable and had a passion for this country. Would def recommend. Everything was wonderful. Gave a great glimpse into DC
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Best way to see the Washington DC monuments!
Mark_K
, Jul 2021
best way to see the monuments around DC. Small group, air conditioned bus, free water and our tour guide Monica was very knowledgeable too. Recommend this to everyone that wants a relaxed version of the monuments tour, and at sunset it is even more beautiful
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Perfect experience
Peter_C
, Jul 2021
Andy and Keegan did an awesome job getting my kids involved in every stop on the tour. Small group tours are the best way to tour. Thank you for making this tour a memorable experience
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Excellent night tour of monuments
JBush_MaconGA
, Jul 2021
Brenda and our driver were excellent. Brenda was full of great info and answered all of my kids’ history questions (the good ones and weird ones too!) I especially loved the introduction to the Vietnam War veteran, who was only 14yo. She did a nice job tying together history in a short period of time. Excellent tour.
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Amazing
Lakita_B
, Jul 2021
The tour was absolutely amazing. So many favorites. We throughly enjoyed and there was nothing better than being that close and personal with each of the monuments and memorials! Thank you for the experience! Well worth every penny
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Well worthy tour & knowledgeable guide
Bill_C
, Jul 2021
The tour guide Dustin was very knowledgeable, knew lots of Washington history and their landmarks. We stopped at about 10-12 major landmarks and had plenty of time to get off.
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Awesome
Robert_W
, Jul 2021
This was a fantastic tour! Our guide Rob was fun and so knowledgeable! The monuments at night were awesome! Don’t miss this tour!
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Great experience
Barb_M
, Jul 2021
This was an incredible experience and well worth the cost. Having seen most of monuments on our own prior to the tour, it was amazing to get the background on them from Rob who was both very knowledgeable AND personable. Both my 18YO daughter and I would highly recommend this tour!
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