Washington DC Capital Sites Bike Tour

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.

per adult from

$58

NZD

Duration

3 hours

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Fully guided three-hour bike tour
    • Comfort rental
    • Helmet
    • Snack and bottled water
    • Equipment for kids of all sizes and ages
    • Entry/Admission - Bike and Roll DC
    • Entry/Admission - National Mall
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Food and beverages, unless specified
    • Entry/Admission - Smithsonian Institution Building
    • Entry/Admission - National Gallery of Art
    • Entry/Admission - Union Station
    • Entry/Admission - U.S. Capitol
    • Entry/Admission - Washington Monument
    • Entry/Admission - White House
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bike and Roll DC, 955 Lenfant Plz SW North Building SW, Upper level behind Spy Museum, Washington DC, DC 20024-2119

    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, D St Southwest, Washington DC, DC 20024

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

    Stop At: National Mall, Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565

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

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Smithsonian Institution Building, 1000 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20560-0008

    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, 899 Independence Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1317

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

    Pass By: National Air and Space Museum, Independence Ave SW 600 Independence Ave SW, Washington DC, DC 20560

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

    Stop At: National Gallery of Art, Constitution Ave NW 6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20002

    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, 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4214

    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, East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington DC, DC 20004

    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, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20540

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

    Pass By: Supreme Court, First Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20003

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

    Pass By: National Museum of the American Indian, 4th St SW Independence Ave SW, Washington DC, DC 20560

    Cycle past the National Museum of the American Indian.

    Pass By: National Museum of American History, 1400 Constitution Ave NW Between 12th and 14th Street, Washington DC, DC 20560

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

    Pass By: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20560, USA

    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, 1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20560-0007

    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, 2 15th St. NW Near 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560

    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, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC, DC 20500

    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, 17th St. and Constitution Ave., NW The Mall, Washington DC, DC

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

    Stop At: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20002

    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: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037

    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, 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002

    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, 1750 Independence Ave. SW Near 7th St. & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024

    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: Bike and Roll DC, 955 L'Enfant Plaza Southwest Outside on Upper Level (use, on your map or GPS, 470 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA

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

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Bike and Roll DC, 955 L'Enfant Plaza Southwest Outside on Upper Level (use, on your map or GPS, 470 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    Departure Time :
    10:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Tours begin on time, your tour check-in time is important. You must check-in 15 minutes prior to tour departure time. We can not guarantee we can accommodate late customers. Please OPEN your voucher and read directions, you may need extra time to find us if you are traveling during rush hour or on metro train on a weekend.
    • Tours may be canceled if the weather makes for dangerous riding conditions
    • Trailer carriages and trailer tandems are available for children not old enough or comfortable on their own bike.
    • To ride in a trailer carriage, the child needs to be able to hold up their head up and wear a helmet.
    • Please note that due to security at our location, we are unable to hold luggage while you are on tour.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Bike and Roll DC

Activity ID: V-2384CST

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