Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DC, Blue Loop & Red Loop Shuttle in Washington, DC

Historic Tours of America1001 E Street NW,Washington, DC 20001
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Overview

With Old Town Trolley Tours, you’ll have the opportunity to see Washington DC’s iconic landmarks, museums, and points of interest at your own pace. Hop on and enjoy a masterfully narrated tour by your knowledgeable guide, and hop off when you want to explore, shop, or dine. Stops on the tour include multiple Smithsonian Museums, the United States Capitol Building, and Lincoln Memorial.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Washington Travel Experts
  • More than 100 points of interest included on the tour.
  • Hop on and off the trolley at your leisure throughout the day.
  • Also serves as a shuttle to Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Live, expert narration by knowledgeable tour guides.

Description

from Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DC
Washington DC has so many important points of interest that for most travelers there is just so much to see and do. Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DC makes visiting all the sights in our nation’s capital easy, convenient and fun with fully narrated tours that provide entertainment and fascinating facts about the city and United States history as well as convenient stops where you may hop on and off.

Board the orange and green trolley and visit the United States Capitol Building, the Supreme Court and several of the Smithsonian Museums. See for yourself why so many people are in awe of the Lincoln Memorial and learn the touching stories behind the Vietnam Veterans and World War II Memorials.

Take your time to stroll through the Museum of American History and learn more about Ford’s Theatre and that fateful night when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. The past, present and future are alive on every corner in Washington DC where history has been continually made and where our forefathers worked to protect our freedom.

On Old Town Trolley Tours, you’ll also have time to hop off for shopping, dining and relaxing throughout the city at several of the area’s best stores and restaurants. You’ll feel free to stay as long as you wish at any of the stops along the way—as another trolley will soon come by to pick you up. Enjoy all that Washington DC represents at your pace. For more than 25 years, Old Town Trolley Tours has been the tour of choice for so many guests, young and old, delighting them with our own brand of Transportainment.

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R M
"Good but timing is everything"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed March 19, 2019 NEW
Trolleys run about thirty minutes apart but that can vary substantially. Timing is everything especially if you have small kids. Especially if you hop over to ANC. Our experience: waited about 20 minutes at Lincoln for shuttle bus. Waited about 30 minutes to catch tram into cemetery. Got lucky at Tomb of Unknown Soldier and only waited 15 minutes. Then waited 30 minutes to catch shuttle back to Lincoln and another 25 minutes to catch Trolley back to our original stop. With a six year old this was a beating. I think they may have an app to help you time things better.
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oscarandrafikismom
La Jolla, California
"Great way to see the sites and get around!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 18, 2019 NEW
It is so hard to get to see everything and to make your way around the city. We found the tour guides to be very knowledgeable and the locations they stopped at were perfect for what we wanted to do. We pikced the 2 day with the Water Taxi. We were unable to get the water taxi to Georgetown, so be sure you check the schedules if that is where you want to go.
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Amanda C
"Not worth the cost"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed March 17, 2019 NEW
Very disappointed. We chose this tour for the hop on hop off feature, but it was too inconvenient to utilize. The stops were inconveniently located and not well marked. The wait time between trolleys is over 30 minutes so it was quicker to walk. We rode from The Lincoln Memorial to one of the stops around the National Mall and still needed to walk quite a ways to our destination. After waiting over 30 minutes at the stop near the Capitol Building to continue the tour we had to disembark only a few stops later because it was too hot with all the windows closed and obnoxious with the guide yelling and stammering over his words into the microphone. Save your money or use a different tour company. The amount we paid for our family of five could have been much better spent.
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Barbara M
Cameron, Wisconsin
"have it your way!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 15, 2019 NEW
Old Town Trolley exceeded our expectations!! You can stay on and ride around the sights OR you can hop off for whenever you want. They come by every half hour. And you hop back on to go to the next stop!! They are super helpful!!! You will learn about DC from these folks...enjoyed all of them...esp. Jewel and Mr. Holiday.
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285seanp
Croxley Green, United Kingdom
"What a find ......"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 14, 2019 NEW
I found these guys on Trip Advisor as I wanted a tour of Washington DC which had to be cost effective. I booked my two day tour ticket in the UK through Trip Advisor which was seamless. When I arrived in DC I showed them my voucher and I was immediately given 2 tickets. If you want to see the sites in DC, these are the guys to use. I paid for the platinum pass which have me free entry into the Arlington Cemetery and a tour of the Cemetery itself. All the drivers are courteous, extremely knowledgeable and very helpful. I’d rebook with them if I visited DC again.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DC

What does hop on, hop off mean?
Old Town Trolleys allow guests to board and depart the trolley at the stop(s) of their choice. Whether you want to explore a specific area of Washington DC or a particular landmark interests you, you can hop off the tour to discover it. When you’re finished, hop back on at the same stop.

What will we see on the tour?
The tour includes more than 100 points of interest throughout the greater Washington DC area including government buildings, national landmarks, museums, and more.

How often will a trolley arrive at my stop?
Trolleys arrive about every 30 minutes.

What are the hours of operation for the tours?
The first tour begins at 9:00 am daily with the last re-boarding at 4:45 pm.