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Enjoy the ultimate Washington DC adventure with our Deluxe Ticket + Night Tour. You'll be able to see the capital's most famous landmarks and attractions by day and night, with a 2-day pass for our hop-on, hop-off day tour, and a pass to join one of our panoramic Night Tours. This ticket also includes free admission to Madame Tussauds, and your choice of admission to the Observation Deck at CEB Tower, or vouchers for a water taxi return trip.
Explore Washington DC at your own pace.
Make the most of your time in Washington DC with our flexible hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tours. Explore the capital city's sights at your own pace - simply hop off the bus at any of our conveniently located stops, and rejoin when you're ready. Please note: tickets valid for more than 1 day must be used across consecutive days.
Discover DC by night.
Take in the grand monuments of Washington DC, illuminated after dark. Our 2-hour guided Night Tour departs from Stop #20: White House at 7:00pm, and Stop #1: Union Station at 7:30pm. Please note that the night tour is not a hop-on, hop-off tour.
Explore the White House's Lawns.
Enjoy an up-close, narrated 1-hour tour of the White House’s North and South Lawns. Explore the historic grounds, take photographs of the area’s well-known buildings, and hear about the folklore and scandals that uniquely describe Washington DC’s epic political and cultural history. Walking tours operate every day between May - September. Tours departs from Stop 32 at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. Please note that entrance to the White House is not included.
Boat Cruise or Observation Deck
Choose from two great attractions
This ticket includes a choice between two different attractions. Enjoy a boat cruise with the Potomac Riverboat Company, or admission to CEB Tower's newly opened Observation Deck. Take to the river with the Potomac Riverboat Co. and enjoy views of iconic D.C. landmarks. Hop on their Wharf Water Taxi from Georgetown or the District Wharf - simply present your Big Bus Tours ticket at the ticket booth to get your return journey boarding passes. Please note the Water Taxi does not operate between December 30 - February 28. Alternatively, visit the Observation Deck at CEB Tower - it's the first D.C. area public observation deck of its kind, with floor-to-ceiling glass windows and an open-air terrace offering 360˚ unobstructed views of the capital. Present your Big Bus Tours ticket at the ticket booth for admission. Entry is subject to blackouts and other restrictions that may apply, and not all dates and times may be available.
Bringing the stories of DC to life.
Our entertaining and experienced English-speaking guides offer an exciting and educational commentary, sharing facts and stories about Washington DC as the sights unfold before you. Live guides are stationed on all Blue Loop buses, and on alternating Red Loop buses.
Available on all buses.
All tours feature pre-recorded commentary, available via complimentary headphones. Red and Blue Loop buses feature commentary in 8 different languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Mandarin Chinese. Yellow Loop buses feature pre-recorded commentary in English.
Madame Tussauds Admission
Check out Washington DC's best collection of celebrities, sports stars and political figureheads.
Your ticket includes free admission (with speedy entry) to the world-famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Get to know Washington DC even better by seeing the people who helped define it. Your free Madame Tussauds ticket will complement your Big Bus tour and city experience perfectly.
Authorized National Park Service Concessioner
Big Bus Tours gets you closest to meaningful monuments and memorials.
Big Bus Washington DC is the authorized interpretive transportation services concessioner of the National Park Service and National Mall & Memorial Parks. As the official sightseeing tour of the National Mall & Memorial Parks, Big Bus Tours gets you closer to meaningful monuments and memorials.
Offered on all buses.
Download our free app and plan your day out in the capital, or upload photos and tag your friends - Big Bus makes it easy to stay connected during your sightseeing tour, with free Wi-Fi available on all buses.
We've partnered with premium outlets to offer customers delicious free food and drink.
Show you Big Bus ticket at any Washington DC Corner Bakery Café to receive a free regular-sized coffee with any purchase, and trade in your Big Bus-Garrett Popcorn voucher to receive a free treat bag of Garrett Mix at Garrett Popcorn.
See all the top Landmarks
Our carefully designed sightseeing tours take you closest to the Washington DC's famous landmarks.
Take in the neo-classical grandeur of the USA's capital city with Big Bus. We'll take you to all the famous landmarks, including The White House, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, National Cathedral, and many more. Sit back, relax and capture the sights from our open-top double-deckers, or hop off to explore and visit the city's world-renowned attractions.