Redeem your 48-hour bus voucher at Union Station, where your sightseeing tour begins around Washington DC by double-decker bus. You'll have access to all 3 loops.
Hop on and off at the numerous stops to explore at your own pace, and choose one to five attractions and activities including Newseum, the International Spy Museum, Madame Tussauds DC, the National Ferry, a Myths and Misconceptions Walking Tour, National Geographic Museum or a daylong bike rental to further explore the city. There's no need to select which of these sights and activities you'd like to do in advance — allowing you maximum flexibility. (See Itinerary for full list.)
Listen to live commentary on board as you pass DC landmarks such as the White House, US Capitol, Jefferson Memorial, Ford's Theatre and Arlington National Cemetery. You can see the Washington Monument and more lit up after dusk on a 3-hour narrated night bus tour.
Attraction List (subject to change without notice):
Find out for yourself why everyone is calling the Newseum the best experience Washington, D.C. has to offer. Each of the seven levels in the magnificent building is packed with interactive exhibits that explore how news affects our shared experience of historic moments!
Bike and Roll DC - Day Bike Rental
Explore the Washington DC area on wheels, with your own itinerary and schedule. Rentals of comfort bikes, kids’ bikes, and trailer tandems are available daily.
International Spy Museum
It is the only public museum in the United States solely dedicated to espionage and the only one in the world to provide a global perspective on an all-but-invisible profession that has shaped history and continues to have a significant impact on world events.
Myths and Misconceptions Walking Tour
Jump into history! Prepared in consultation with the Smithsonian staff, this tour explores the stories and myths of some of America’s most treasured objects in the National Museum of American History. Highlights include George Washington’s uniform, Lincoln’s famous top hat, Dorothy’s ruby slippers, and the Star-Spangled Banner as you venture through exhibits on the top two floors. Added Bonus: Skip the lines! Your tour reservation grants you express entry into the museum.
Buca Di Beppo (1825 Connecticut Avenue NW)
$15 towards lunch or dinner. Authentic Italian food served family style
National Geographic Museum
Explore the world and all that’s in it!
National Ferr 50 minute cruise
National Ferry Corporations's harbor cruises aboard PATRIOT II or FREEDOM give you fantastic views of the Washington Monument, Roosevelt Hall (National War College), Titanic Memorial, Capital Building, and more. Plus, the vessel is equipped with a full bar with snack and beverages for purchase; and enclosed, climate controlled decks as well as open-air decks for ultimate comfort as you see the sights. Cruise operates April 1 to October 31.