Open Top Sightseeing's Yellow-Loop Hop-On, Hop-Off D.C. Bus Tour
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The last date listed for Hop-On, Hop-Off Open Top Sightseeing Bus Tour was Sunday May 19, 2013 / All Day.
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Big Bus Tours offers its 48-Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off tour through the nation's capital, allowing you to choose from any of four different routes to customize your sightseeing experience. Plus, you'll get included admission to attractions like Madame Tussauds. Hop off the bus to take a closer look at landmarks, and hop back on when you're ready to continue your journey. The Red Loop takes you to the top tourist sites that define D.C., including the White House and Capitol Building, the Air and Space Museum and more. The Blue Loop takes you across the Potomac to the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery. The Yellow Loop travels throughout the city center and to Georgetown. The Green Loop takes you on a traditional trolley ride up the winding slope to the National Cathedral. Please see the full event description for the list of included attractions. Learn More
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Featured review from wilycoldcuts
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To echo other reviewers here - this tour is well worth the money! The buses are clean and comfortable, the recorded narration is informative and interesting, and certain drivers will augment the programming with other points of interest.
A few caveats: Make sure you print out your confirmation email from Goldstar! As others have said before, there are multiple "Hop On Hop Off" double-decker bus services at Union Station. The Goldstar instructions are misleading - the ticket booth was not anywhere near the parking deck, and your tickets are not on "Will Call." We found the desk/kiosk near the front entrance and the East Wing, and although the staff knew about Goldstar, they would not accept my confirmation number, or even me showing them my confirmation email via Blackberry. I was forced to go print the confirmation email from a nearby cell phone shop (Wireless Experts, Inc) that offered wi-fi access ($1 per page plus internet usage, and a $10 minimum for credit cards), and this was used as a voucher to basically purchase free tickets.
Also, while on the upper deck, stay in your seat and duck! We watched another tourist ignore these rules and attempt to change seats multiple times while in-motion. A telephone cable knocked his hat off, and we found him again the next day with a band-aid on his forehead after he apparently caught a tree branch.
Be careful when getting off the bus! The upper level is equipped with a camera that allows the driver to see when passengers are getting up to leave. However, some drivers tend to breeze through the lesser-used stops, and one didn't notice that we were leaving. I moved quickly, but the bus started moving again abruptly and my wife slipped and fell down a couple of stairs. The driver apologized, of course, but you may run into this as well.
Please don't let these minor snags dissuade you - the tour is awesome, these are the nicest double-deckers in the city, and they're a great way to get around town!
See the sights of the nation’s capital from this open-top bus. The Yellow Loop is a hop-on, hop-off tour that encompasses 24 stops throughout the nation’s Capital. This is the only double-decker bus tour that serves Georgetown and the National Cathedral.
During this tour you’ll enjoy the National Cathedral, the Lincoln Memorial, Union Station, Georgetown, the White House and much more.
Hop on or hop off at any of these Yellow Loop stops:
Stop 29 Union Station
50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
*Stop 30 Ford’s Theatre *
Front of Ford’s Theatre, 511 10th Street NW
Stop *31 The White House *
Front of Cafe du Parc, 140 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Stop *32 The U.S. Treasury *
15th & G St. NW
Stop *33 White House North *
17th & I St. NW
Stop *34 Mayflower *
Front of Mayflower Hotel on Connecticut Ave. NW
Stop *35 Dupont Circle *
Connecticut Ave. & Q Street Wine & Spirits Beer Store
Stop *36 Washington Hilton *
Front of Hilton Hotel T Street NW
Stop *37 Woodley Park / National Zoo *
2600 Connecticut Ave. NW
Stop *38 Washington National Cathedral *
3001 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Stop *39 Embassy Row*
Front of Korean Embassy, 2450 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Stop *40 Georgetown Inn *
1310 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Stop *41 Georgetown Canal / Shops *
3222 M St. NW
Stop *42 Georgetown Harbor *
K St. & 31st St. NW
Stop *43 Four Seasons *
2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Stop *44 Hotel Stop *
1 Washington Circle NW
Stop *45 Lincoln Memorial *
22nd St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Stop *46 World War II Memorial *
17th & Constitution Ave. NW
Stop *47 Photo Stop at the White House *
Constitution Ave. NW (at the light)
Stop *48 American History Museum *
Constitution Ave. & 13th St. NW
Stop *49 Natural History Museum / Old Post Office *
12th St. & Pennslyvania Ave. NW
Stop *50 Marriott Metro Center *
775 12th Street NW
Stop *51 Convention Center *
8th & K Street NW
Stop *52 Union Station *
50 Massachusetts Ave. NE