Washington, DC has a ton to see and do. Plan your visit to make the most of your stay in Washington, DC. An insider tip: stand to the right and walk to the left when you are on Metro escalators. Enjoy our Nation’s Capital!
White House Tours
Tours of the White House are free and open to the public. If you want to visit the White House, you must reach out to your Congressperson here to request a tour of the White House. Plan ahead and be prepared to share the dates you prefer to tour and the name, birth date, social security number, Country of birth, gender, plus the city and state of residence for each person in your group. If you are a Washington, DC resident, request a tour here. If you are foreign resident, please look here.
Capitol Building Tours
Tours of the Capitol Building are free and open to the public. Planning your visit as an individual, family, or small group (15 or fewer people) can be done here and guarantees you a spot. Pending availability, you may be able to take a tour on the same day by getting passes at the Information Desk. You can also request a tour of the Capitol Building through your representative or senator.
The Washington Monument is currently closed until Spring 2019 to complete renovations.
Guided Bus and Boat Tours Companies
Old Town Trolley Tours (Monuments by Moonlight)
Guided Bike and Segway Tours
Guided Walking Tours
Guided Food Tours
Transportation to guide yourself on a tour
The Metro has buses and trains that can take you all over Washington, DC.