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Washington DC Capital Sites Bike Tour

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  • Group Tour
  • Live Guide
  • 3 hr

Make the most of your visit to Washington with this comprehensive Capital Sites guided bike tour. Bikes come in all sizes and you will be fit for your height. Learn the fascinating history behind the city's monuments, museums, and other sites from the seat of a comfortable bike. The Capital Sites Bike Tour visits the most popular sites of the National Mall, including the Lincoln Memorial, White House, Washington Monument, Supreme Court, Union Station, the Capitol, and more. Plus, get the latest information on Smithsonian exhibits, special events, and other local insider tips from your safety-conscious and entertaining guide.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Bike and Roll DC

Arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour time to be fitted on your bike and meet your group. Your guide will provide some safety tips and let you know what to expect during your tour experience.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: L'Enfant Plaza

We'll cycle through L'Enfant Plaza en route to our first stop.

Stop At: National Mall

Our tour will focus on stops on and around the National Mall, America's "front yard".

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Smithsonian Institution Building

Stop outside of the original Smithsonian, known as "The Castle" and here some interesting facts about the founder of DC's renowned museum institution. (We do not go into The Castle)

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Hirshorn Museum of Art

Cycle past this unique round museum - we recommend you visit during your stay in DC!

Pass By: National Air and Space Museum

Ride past one of the most visited museums in the world. Stop by and explore after your tour!

Stop At: National Gallery of Art

We'll pass between the East and West side of the National Gallery and see the mini glass pyramids erected by the same designer as the Louvre. (We do not go into the museum)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Union Station

We'll stop across from Union Station, the grand "gateway to the Capital". Please note, we'll admire Union Station from the outside; we do not enter.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: U.S. Capitol

Cycle up and around to the east side of the Captiol Building. Learn a bit about the place where the House and the Senate convene. It's a site to behold! This is a great opportunity for a photo! (We do not go into the Capitol)

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Library of Congress

The Library of Congress sits just east of the Capitol Building.

Pass By: Supreme Court

From the east side of the Capitol, you'll see the Supreme Court.

Pass By: National Museum of the American Indian

Cycle past the National Museum of the American Indian.

Pass By: National Museum of American History

Cycle past the museum that holds the original Star Spangled Banner. Make sure to visit while you are in DC!

Pass By:

Ride past Natural History - we recommend going to see the Hall of Gems and the Hope Diamond!

Pass By: National Museum of African American History and Culture

DC's newest Smithsonian museum is a site to behold and not to be missed. Make sure to reserve your ticket in advance of your visit.

Stop At: Washington Monument

Did you notice that the Washington Monument is two colors? Your guide will tell you why...and more! (We do not go into the Monument)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: White House

We view the White House from the south side. Did you know that there is no "front" or "back"? Your guide will tell you about some of the renovations that various Presidents' made during their terms of service. (Note - we will not enter The White House)

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Lockkeeper's House

Fun fact! Constitution Ave used to be a canal! See where the lock keeper and his (large!) family lived.

Stop At: Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Stop and hear about the design of one of DC's most visited memorials, dedicated to those who gave their life for us in Vietnam.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lincoln Memorial

Stop and climb the steps to see Honest Abe sitting atop his memorial. Your guide will tell you the stories behind this iconic memorial that sits at the very western side of the National Mall.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial

If you visit this memorial on your own, you may miss much of the significance hidden within the design which memorializes "the Forgotten War".

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: National World War II Memorial

There is symbolism in all of the prominent features of the World War II Memorial. Learn about the significance of the pillars, the stars, and the Pavilions. Ask you guide to point out the only "graffiti" on any memorial on the National Mall.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At:

Return back to our shop at the end of the tour.

Duration: 5 minutes