Pedal through Washington DC on the Monuments at Night bike tour at the best time of evening for sightseeing—when the air is cooler, monuments are less crowded and the city lights come to life! Travel along the National Mall and Tidal Basin and visit famous sights such as the WWII Memorial, Washington Monument, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial illuminated at night.
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The tour departs from 998 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024. Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled tour.
The tour lasts approximately 3 hours, including brief stops at various memorials and monuments for in-depth narration and photo opportunities.
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 your guide(s), light snacks, drinks, and a camera for pictures.
Please wear weather-appropriate, comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes for biking at night. The tour runs rain or shine, so if the weather forecast calls for rain, please wear rain-appropriate gear to ride.
Biking tours may get canceled if inclement weather makes for dangerous riding conditions. Management will contact you to reschedule on the next available date.
Yes, the tour is family-friendly and recommended for all ages. However, they must be accompanied by an adult with a valid photo ID to be given a bike rental.
Yes, the tour is designed to be accessible for a wide range of fitness levels. The route is relatively flat and covers a manageable distance of approximately 4 to 5 miles for about 3 hours.
While prior cycling experience is helpful, the tour is suitable for both novice and experienced cyclists. The basic requirement is that a participant know how to ride their bikes. The pace is leisurely, and safety is a top priority.