DC Monuments By Night Tour

Welcome to our DC Guided Night Tour, our fun and exciting evening bus tour that will take you to the top sightseeing places in Washington DC. It’s a 3-hour tour that lets you explore the monuments and memorial in a new light.

Departure: 7:15 pm

Pickup: In front of the Smithsonian metro station at the corner of 12th Street & Independence Avenue.


adults $54.99

children (3-11) $45.99

About this tour

    • Guests are required to board no later than 7:00 pm
    • 3-hour narrated evening tour with driver + guide
    • You step off and visit the sites with the guide
  • You will ride in brand new buses
  • Free water is provided during the tour
  • Ponchos are provided in case of rain

Places you will visit

These are actual stops that you can visit. You step off the bus with the tour guide for a narrated exploration of the place.

What you will see

These are important landmarks that you will see during the tour. You will be able to snap pictures from the bus but they’re not actual stops.

The Capitol Building

See the west side of the Capitol Building where the Presidential Inaugurations are held.

  • Washington Monument
  • The Arlington National Cemetery
  • J. Edgar Hoover Building

Martin Luther King Memorial

This memorial to the great Civil Rights leader really comes alive at night. From the Stone of Hope to the Speech Wall, you’ll be delighted.

  • National Archives Building
  • Grant Memorial
  • Washington National Cathedral

Korean War Memorial

The most haunting and engaging of DC’s memorials. See this life like tribute to our Korean War Veterans under moonlight.

  • The Kennedy Center
  • Japanese Cherry Trees
  • Peace Monument

The White House

See all the details in Hoban’s design of the “Peoples Home…” while stopping to see the White House (1600 Pennsylvania Ave.). You’ll also see the United States Treasury and Old Executive Office Building.

  • Taft memorial
  • Freedom Plaza
  • National Mall

World War II Memorial

This Memorial is a huge show stopper and pleasure to see at night. From it’s lit fountains and columns, to the soaring pavilions, the WWII Memorial is sure to delight.

  • District of Columbia War Memorial
  • Holocaust Museum
  • National Gallery of Art

Lincoln Memorial

Enjoy President Lincoln’s memorial under the stars. This iconic site is sure to be a crowd-pleaser as you stand in front of the statue of our 16th President and gaze upon the Washington Monument in the National Reflecting Pool.

  • Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum
  • Bureau of Engraving & Printing
  • Jefferson Memorial

FDR Memorial

Walk through statues, baa-reliefs and quotes as you visit the memorial to our 32nd U.S. President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Vietnam War Memorial Wall

Gaze upon this moving and somber memorial wall under moonlight and learn about the Vietnam War.

Nurses Memorial

This well illuminated and inspiring tribute to the service and sacrifice of our nurses comes alive at night.

Jefferson Memorial

Stand under the massive dome adorning President Jefferson’s National Memorial and see the D.C. skyline illuminated at night!