DC at Dusk Tour in Washington, DC

USA Guided Tours701 Pennsylvania Ave. NWWashington, DC 20004
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Overview

See historic Washington DC from a new perspective. When the sun goes down and the monuments light up, you’ll embark on an unforgettable tour experience. This 3-hour tour brings guests around our nation’s capital for epic photo opportunities and history lessons at notable landmarks, monuments, and historic sites. Hop off the tour bus at each stop to see each landmark up close and in person.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Washington Travel Experts
  • Tour duration: approximately 3 hours long.
  • The tour starts at the U.S. Navy Memorial.
  • The tour includes stops in Washington DC and northern Virginia.
  • Bring your camera for extraordinary photos of DC landmarks lit up at night.

Description

from DC at Dusk Tour
Don’t miss the chance to experience Washington at night! This three-hour night tour takes you on a light-filled journey through historic Washington, DC, and nearby Northern Virginia.

The tour begins at the U.S. Navy Memorial at 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW - halfway between the White House and the U.S. Capitol - and will bring you a unique and breathtaking look at our nation’s capital! On your way to the U.S. Capitol Building (the first stop) you pass the National Archives, which houses historic U.S. documents - the original Declaration of Independence, The
Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. In route, you will also see the Newseum, the Canadian Embassy, and the National Gallery of Art.

Emerging in sight will be the U.S. Capitol, where you’ll take in a memorable, two-mile long, panoramic view of the Smithsonian Museums (the largest museum complex in the world), and the Washington Monument (the tallest, freestanding stone structure in the world), flooded with lights –creating an unforgettable experience.

On your way to the White House, you’ll pass the U.S. Botanic Garden, Grant’s Memorial, The U.S. Navy Memorial, the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice, and the J. Edgar Hoover Federal Bureau of Investigation.

When arriving at the White House, you’ll not only see the Executive Residence of the President and his family, you will also see the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building. This stop also includes a walk past Lafayette Park, honoring the Marquis de Lafayette, leader of French forces.

Next, your next stop is the National World War II Memorial. Along the way, you will see the headquarters of the American Red Cross, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Organization of American States (OAS).

Once finished at the World War II Memorial, you will visit the beautiful Jefferson Memorial – which was built from 1938 – 1943 – on the Tidal Basin, lined with cherry trees that were a gift of friendship to the People of the United States from the People of Japan.

Across the Tidal Basin, you’ll visit the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial – dedicated in 2011; quite a site, at night!

On the walking part of the tour, you will visit the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and via a nice stroll along the tree line, you will emerge in front of the Lincoln Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorials.

On the way to the last stop at the U.S. Navy Memorial, we visit the Iwo Jima Memorial, where you can take in a twinkling, and spectacular view of the Washington, DC landscape.

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G1696IIrachelh
Grand Rapids, Michigan
"Fantastic Tour Guide!!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 16, 2019 NEW
Val made this tour one of the best guided tours I have experienced! Her knowledge and humor made the tour extremely interesting. My husband and I went on the night tour in DC and it was worth every penny we spent! We were given time at each location to take pics. They also provided water for all of the passengers. Overall an amazing experience and we would highly recommend! Especially if you get to have Val as your tour guide 😊
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BrentY77
Olathe, Kansas
"Christopher was fantastic!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 13, 2019 NEW
The dusk tour of DC was perfect. Our tour guide, Christopher, was extremely informative, funny, and clearly has studied our nations history at length. He knew the answers to every question he was asked. Also, our driver was very safe and kept the ride smooth.
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cyw
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
"Very Good Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 12, 2019 NEW
We arranged this tour for out of the country friends so they could get the highlights of DC. Tracy and Andrew did a great job with the tour. It picks you up at the Navy Memorial, the Metro is right there so it is easy to get to. Andrew did a good job of giving the history of all the monuments we visited. They had free water on the bus, which was great as it was very hot. My only suggestion is I wish we had a little more time at some of the spots. As the trip ended early, that would have been nice. I would recommend this tour to anyone.
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Susan R
"Evening tour 7-10pm"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 12, 2019 NEW
We took the evening tour from 7-10pm. USA Tours provided transportation from our hotel. Our tour guide, CHRIS was very informative and added a little humor to the tour. We totally enjoyed the tour and would highly recommend it.
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ralzub
Johannesburg, South Africa
"Washington DC awesome City night tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 08, 2019 NEW
With ALLEN driving and always being On time and Edgar playing out of his socks, what a memorable evening. We were exhausted from a 17 hr flight and really not too excited about the tour but wow, Edgar you really blew us away. Passion ,knowledge and fantastic sense of humor made for a awesome trip . Thumbs up Edgar and Allen.
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Frequently Asked Questions about DC at Dusk Tour

Where do I meet for the tour?
Tours meet and begin at the US Navy Memorial.

When should I arrive?
We highly recommend you arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time to ensure your reservation is honored. You have up to ten (10) minutes before the scheduled departure time to ensure your seat on the tour. Ten (10) minutes before the departure time, we note outstanding reservations as "no shows." If we have walk-up passengers, they will be given a ticket and will be boarded at this time.

What vehicle is used for the tour?
We use 35-passenger shuttle vans for daily mixed tour groups. We reserve the right to substitute our larger 55-passenger buses, depending upon demand and/or our tour schedule. The 55-passenger buses have bathrooms on board for your convenience.

Can I bring a baby stroller or wheelchair on the bus?
Unfortunately, the shuttles are not wheelchair accessible, nor is there storage for baby strollers. If you have a wheelchair, please call us to make special vehicle arrangements for your tour. Some of our tours involve longer walks so if you like, you may stay on board the shuttle, near the landmark, without exiting the shuttle bus every time.

How long is the tour?
The tour is approximately 3 hours long. Tours leave at 7:30 pm and return around 10:30 pm.

What sights will we see on the tour?
Sights and stops include:

  • White House
  • U.S. Capitol Building
  • World War II Memorial
  • Thomas Jefferson Memorial
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial