Washington DC Comprehensive Tour: Exclusive National Archives Access
2,128 Ratings
Experience the ultimate Washington DC tour with exclusive access to the National Archives and the U.S. Capitol. Explore iconic landmarks, war memorials, and enjoy a boat ride in summer or visit the Pentagon in winter!
Duration: 8 hours, 30 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • U.S. Capitol - Reserved entry to the U.S. Capitol Building - the centerpiece of the capital city!
What's Included
  • Seasonal Potomac River Boat Cruise (April 1 - October 15)
  • Travel in a Luxury Climate-Controlled Tour Bus
  • Reserved Entry to the U.S. Capitol Building
  • Tickets Included for the National Archives Building
  • English-Speaking Live Guide Onboard and Offboard
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
Additional Information

Experience VIP service with our all-inclusive day trip around Washington DC! This tour features priority access to both the National Archives Building and the U.S. Capitol Building!

The itinerary includes guided visits to the exterior of the White House, along with the National World War I and II Memorials, Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.

Following a lunch break, take advantage of an exciting boat tour through Georgetown and the DC Waterfront during the summer months. This complimentary boat tour is included in your package, and you’ll also have the option of buying lunch at any of the various waterfront restaurants. Whereas in winter, this educational Washington DC bus tour concludes with a trip to the Pentagon and additional captivating war memorials along the route!

  • Walking is involved to get an up-close look at the monuments (comfortable shoes are recommended)
  • Strollers may not be accommodated on tour
  • Security restrictions at the US Capitol and National Archives Buildings prevent any food or drinks being brought through security
  • During peak season, security lines are long, and as such, arriving ahead of time is highly encouraged
  • Tour Departure Times Are Subject to Change Due to Local Traffic Conditions
  • Please Arrive at the Meeting Point No Later Than 8:15 AM For Check-In
  • No food allowed on buses (snacks are fine!)
  • The tour price includes a boat cruise, and tourists will have the opportunity to purchase lunch at one of several waterfront restaurants in the summer
Neptune Fountain
First Street Southeast
Your VIP experience begins at Neptune Fountain in front of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building. Address: 68 First St SE, Washington, DC 20004
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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May 31, 2024
Excellent - Stunning Capitol, rich history, and iconic monuments! Washington D.C. is a must-visit destination! It was really nice !
Review provided by Viator
May 30, 2024
Best DC tour. - Visiting the capitol. Nick was an awesome tour guide! The driver on the tour guide was nice, had a lot of fun.
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May 30, 2024
Well spent day!!! - We had an amazing experience! Dion was our tour guide and he was hilarious! We loved all his jokes about the number 13, as well as all of the unique history he had to share about DC. Tatum was amazing and helped us sort out a minor issue with our tour, and even ensured we were compensated for the inconvenience. We would absolutely recommend the tour for those who only have a short time in DC and want to see everything. My kids especially loved the archives and seeing the Declaration of Independence and Constitution up close. Had we not been with the tour we would not have made through the line to see them before they closed. We feel incredibly grateful for a well spent day. Thank you USA Guided Tours 🙌
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May 27, 2024
Worth it! - Our tour guides were amazing! Knew a lot of information about the city and all the monuments. And they also give you a break for lunch to recharge so you won't be too burnt out. Was a wonderful experience!
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May 26, 2024
Experience of a lifetime! - Great experience! Evan and Nick were great tour guides who were super knowledgeable and excited tour guides! We got to visit so many memorials while learning indepth concepts about their designs. Thank you!
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May 25, 2024
Nick was a fantastic... - Nick was a fantastic guide. Loved this tour so much. Definitely recommend if you want to get it all in.
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May 25, 2024
Fantastic Tour - Great tour with really informative, engaging guide Natiana. Would definitely recommend everyone to go on this tour.
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May 25, 2024
Washington DD Day Tour - Capital Hill visit & the Franklin Rosevelt memorial are great. I like the information during the Capital hill visit. The arrangement are so good & smooth, I learned so much during the visit without any hassle.
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May 24, 2024
Highly recommend - Great guide, very friendly & knowledgeable. We never felt rushed & were able to go at our own pace. We covered so much!
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May 29, 2024
The DCTour was very good... - The DCTour was very good and the guide was excellent / did not go on the drop on drop off the next day because they told us it was a repeat of what we had seen. I did call and cancel that tour the day before and asked for a refund
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up to 9 guests
1 Adult
July 2024