How long is the tour?
The tour is approximately 45-60 minutes long.
When are tours offered?
Tours are available on the following schedule:
- October – March: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. Last tour departs at 4:00 pm*.
- April – September: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm. Last tour departs at 6:00 pm.
*October – March: The last red loop Old Town Trolley will leave stop #11 (Lincoln Memorial) at 4:30 pm to pick-up guests from ANC at 4:45 pm and return them to stop #11.Where does the tour depart from?
Tours depart from the Welcome Center.What languages are the tours in?
The tour is in English.Is the tour narrated?
Yes. Your expert tour guide will tell you all about our nation’s capital along with captivating history and stories.How many stops are on the tour?
The tour has 7 stops on weekdays and 10 on weekends.Do I need a reservation?
Yes. We strongly encourage you make a reservation to ensure you have a seat on the tour.I have a wheelchair and would like to take it on the tour. Do I need to make other arrangements?
If you would like a wheelchair-accessible trolley, we ask that you call at least 24 hours in advance to give us notice and allow us to make accommodations for you. For more information, go to accessibility services.Is there a place for me to put my stroller?
We have room for strollers and folding wheelchairs at the front of our trolleys.Are food and drinks allowed on the tour?
Food and drinks are welcome. However, alcoholic beverages are not allowed under any circumstance for the safety and comfort of all of our guests.Are your trolleys open-air?
Our trolleys are equipped with windows that can be opened and closed as needed. They also have roofs to protect passengers from the elements.Are your trolleys air-conditioned?
No. The trolleys are open-air vehicles with windows that can be opened and closed as needed. With the cold nighttime air and temperatures, it is recommended that passengers bring a jacket.Are the trolleys heated?
Yes. During the wintertime, we use heated trolleys that are glass-enclosed specifically for the colder weather.