Red Route | Washington DC Sightseeing Bus | Big Bus Tours

Tour Duration: 90 Minutes
Frequency: Every 20-30 Minutes

Hop-On, Hop-Off Washington DC Red Loop

Explore DC's best sights on our Red Loop tour, featuring pre-recorded commentary in 8 different languages. Hop on and hop off to discover iconic landmarks and attractions, including the White House, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and many more.

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Night Tour (Black Loop)

1

L’Enfant Plaza & International Spy Museum

700 L'Enfant Plaza SW (at crosswalk on NW corner of Spy Museum)

First Bus: 10:00
Last Bus: 17:00
  • Sackler / Freer Gallery
  • Bureau of Engraving
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • American Indian Museum
  • Artechouse
  • Hirshhorn Museum
  • Holocaust Memorial Museum
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2

Washington Monument West

2 15th St NW (On Raoul Wallenburg Place, between Jefferson & Independence Aves.)

First Bus: 10:09
Last Bus: 17:09
  • Smithsonian Castle
  • Sackler / Freer Gallery
  • Bureau of Engraving
  • American History Museum
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • Artechouse
  • Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Washington Monument
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3

Jefferson Memorial

East Basin Dr SW at Jefferson Memorial (bus stop along from refreshment kiosk)

First Bus: 10:15
Last Bus: 17:15
4

FDR and MLK Memorial

121 West Basin Dr. SW (between the MLK and FDR Memorials)

First Bus: 10:20
Last Bus: 17:20
  • WWII Memorial
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
  • Martin Luther King Memorial
  • Korean War Memorial
5

Lincoln Memorial & Korean War Memorial

100 Daniel French Drive SW (next to Korean War Memorial)

First Bus: 10:26
Last Bus: 17:26
  • Vietnam Memorial
  • Albert Einstein Memorial
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Martin Luther King Memorial
  • Korean War Memorial
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6

Arlington Cemetery

1 Memorial Avenue (in the bus parking zone)

First Bus: 10:37
Last Bus: 16:37
  • Arlington Cemetery
7

Natural History Museum

Corner of 10th St NW & Constitution Ave (in front of the Natural History Museum)

First Bus: 10:50
Last Bus: 17:50
8

City Center & Chinatown

610 10th Street NW (opposite St. Patrick's Church)

First Bus: 11:00
Last Bus: 18:00
  • Chinatown
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • Ford's Theatre
  • Hard Rock Cafe
  • The National Archives Museum
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9

The White House & Willard Hotel

1401 Pennsylvannia Avenue NW (outside Willard Hotel, near corner with 15th St. NW)

First Bus: 11:07
Last Bus: 18:07
  • US Treasury
  • American History Museum
  • White House
  • Hard Rock Cafe
10

US Capitol at Garfield Circle

2436 Rayburn House Office Bldg (East Side of Garfield Circle)

First Bus: 11:19
Last Bus: 18:19
11

Air & Space Museum

600 Independence Ave SW (outside Air & Space Museum main entrance)

First Bus: 11:25
Last Bus: 18:25
12

The Wharf & Potomac Boat Cruise

800 Maine Ave SW (north-east corner of Maine Ave SW & 9th St)

First Bus: 11:31
Last Bus: 18:31
  • Artechouse