Best of Capitol Hill Bike Tour Washington, DC

Unlimited Biking998 Maine Avenue SWWashington, DC 20024
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Overview

Explore the nation’s capital sites on an eco-friendly Washington DC Bike Tour. Learn insider stories from your local guide as you cycle through the heart of DC. Visit historical landmarks such as the White House, Ulysses S Grant Memorial, Dwight D Eisenhower Memorial, and more. Pedal through the rich tapestry of American history on this unique Capitol Hill tour!

up to 2 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Washington Travel Experts
  • High-energy 2-hour guided bike tour around Capitol Hill and along a protected bike lane in Washington D.C.
  • Stop for photos and live narration at the majestic Supreme Court building, the White House, newly reopened Smithsonian Museums, and more.
  • Be prepared for the uphill and high-speed downhill cycling.
  • Maximum weight per rider must not exceed 300 lbs.
  • Includes helmets, bike bags, locks, and maps to ensure a safe and enjoyable ride.
  • Family-friendly cycling tour, but children must be accompanied by an adult with valid ID to be provided with a bike.
  • Please bring a government-issued photo ID, a credit card, cash for tips, sunblock, sunglasses, water, and a camera.
  • The tour operates rain or shine, so dress in weather-appropriate clothing and attire.

Description

from Best of Capitol Hill Bike Tour
Learn your civics by cycle! Visit the three branches of the U.S. Government: Executive (White House), Legislative (Congress), and Judiciary (Supreme Court). See the Capitol Building from all angles and take a photo in front of the majestic Supreme Court Building. Learn about the movers and shakers of American politics past and present on Capitol Hill. You'll see where America's most important political decisions get made before cruising down Capitol Hill towards the most famous avenue in the city, Pennsylvania Avenue, where there is a special protected bike lane all the way to the White House.

Where do presidents go out to eat? Where do foreign dignitaries stay when they come to DC? Who put the Capitol on that hill? Find the answers and more!

You'll also see the New Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial and get tips for visiting newly reopened Smithsonian museums. Your guide will share insider anecdotes and fun facts as you take in all the sights on this high-energy, two-hour guided bike tour.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Best of Capitol Hill Bike Tour

Where does the Washington DC best of Capitol Hill bike tour depart from?

The Capitol Hill bike tour departs from 998 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024. Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour.

How long is the biking tour?

The tour lasts approximately 2 hours, with brief stops at iconic Capitol Hill landmarks for explanations and photo opportunities.

Is the tour family-friendly?

Yes, definitely! Children of all ages can join. However, they must be accompanied by adults with a valid ID to be given a bike.

What should I bring?

Please bring a government-issued photo ID or passport to be retained as a deposit for all rentals and a credit card to be kept on file for the security of the bikes. Also bring cash for tipping guides, sunscreen, sunglasses, a refillable water bottle, and a camera for pictures.

What should I wear?

Please wear weather-appropriate, comfortable clothing and shoes for daytime biking. If the weather forecast calls for rain, please wear rain-appropriate gear to ride.

What happens if it rains on the day of the tour?

The tour will proceed rain or shine unless weather conditions make for unsafe cycling. In the event of inclement weather, management will work with you to reschedule for the next available date or time.

Do I need to be an experienced cyclist to join the tour?

No, prior cycling experience is not necessary. The tour is designed for both beginners and experienced cyclists. The basic requirement is to know how to ride a bike. However, please note that this is a high-energy tour that will require some uphill biking.

Are there weight restrictions?

Yes. Please note that the manufacturer's advised maximum weight limit is 300 lbs for each rider.