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Washington DC Old Town Trolley: Panoramic Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    1 day. The tour takes 90 minutes.

  • Start time

    9am with a final re-boarding at 4pm

  • Meeting Point

    Tour departs from the Washington DC Welcome Center -1001 E St. NW, DC 20004

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy an action-packed panoramic trolley tour of Washington DC covering all major attractions!
  • Enjoy entertaining live narration and over 100 points of interest!
  • Best views guaranteed from tall vehicles with stadium seating
  • Visit the Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on your own
  • Exclusive history monitors on the trolley…windows to the past


Go old school with your travels with the renowned Washington DC Old Town Panoramic Trolley Tour! Discover Washington DC’s beautiful scenery and rich history on a 90-minute guided tour in an old-fashioned trolley.

Specially designed for people who are looking for a holistic tour with less crowds, pass by major sites as your experienced tour conductor regales you with interesting stories and facts about the landmarks you will be seeing.

There will be one stop along the tour route at the Abraham Lincoln Memorial where you can visit the Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Soak in your scenic surrounds these 30 minutes before resuming your Washington DC trolley tour.

Keep your camera ready as you will be passing by some of the most iconic attractions like the White House, Washington Monument, United States Capitol Building, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Union Station, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and the Smithsonian Museums.

Choose from the following:

The DC Silver Pass: The Old Town trolley City Tour

The DC Gold Pass: The Old Town trolley City Tour & Arlington National Cemetery Tour Combo

About the Supplier: Claiming to be ‘The Nation’s Storytellers’, Historic Tours of America is known for helping travelers relive the tumultuous history of The USA through their lovely tours. 


  • 90-minute panoramic trolley tour
  • Live commentary on board the trolley
  • Arlington National Cemetery tour (with Gold Pass)


  • Entrances, unless specified

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Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Validity: You can use the ticket on any day within 12 months from the date of purchase.

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Washington DC is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

The tour will remain a panoramic tour till further notice. There will be only one stop: at the Lincoln Memorial. 

Limited Seating to allow riders to maintain appropriate distancing


Face coverings are required on the tour.

There will be no Arlington shuttle till further notice.

A foreign language tour app with GPS tracking on the Washington DC Trolley Tour is available.

Customer Reviews

  • Erik Alkenbrack

    It was pretty good value. We got to see all the major monuments and sights in Washington without driving and parking. Very convenient and included a nice tour of Arlington Cemetery

    Canada 05/15/2019
  • Denise Glover

    Very simple process and great deal!!

    United States 12/05/2018
  • Brett McClintock
    Great trolley service!

    The drivers were very knowledgeable and friendly....

    United States 05/21/2018

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