The US capital of Washington DC is a mecca for sightseeing thanks to its array of historically important landmarks – all of which can be discovered on a hop-on hop-off bus tour.
Hop-on hop-off tours are a convient way to see a large portion of a city at your own pace. With Washington’s monuments and attractions dotted across the length and breadth of the city, one of the best ways to see lots of them in one go is by booking onto this kind of tour. In Washington, you can buy hop-on hop-off tickets through Big Bus Tours, who offer two tours in the city. To help you select the best one for you, we’ve compared them below.
Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour
Offering unlimited access to two city loops (red and blue), this hop-on hop-off tour is available with a choice of 1, 2 or 3-day tickets. Also including an hour’s free bike rental, it gives visitors the chance to explore Washington, DC’s famous and historic landmarks, such as The White House and Washington Monument, and enjoy sweeping views from open-top buses. Other perks include a discount on the multi-sensory digital art service with Artechouse. From $55.58 per person.
Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour & Boat Cruise
This tour combines a hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus ticket valid for one day with a panoramic cruise along the Potomac River. After exploring the cRed and Blue city loops aboard open-top double decker buses while learning about the city’s most magnificent landmarks with expert digital commentary, you can hop off at Th Warf to embark on a roundtrip river cruise onboard the city water taxi. You can cruise along the water to see the John F. Kennedy Center, the Washington Monument, Arlington Memorial Bridge, and more before hopping back on the bus to continue your day. The tour price includes an hour’s bike rental. From $75.51 per person.