Washington DC Monuments Bike Tour - Washington D. C.

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    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 Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

See Washington DC's historical monuments and memorials up close and personal on a 3-hour bike tour with an informative guide. Cruise around the National Mall and the Tidal Basin to see some of the most famous sights, and take breaks to walk around and explore attractions like the Lincoln Memorial.
Our Monuments tour does cross streets but there is no street riding making it the perfect option forfamilies and those who may not have ridden a bike in an urban environment.
On a bike, you're able to see so much more than on foot or on a bus! If you've never taken a city city tour before, DC is a perfect city to give it a try. We know that once you've toured by bike, it will be the first thing you look for on your next trip to another city!
Please note that the "what to expect section" provides a sample itinerary and you may tour in a slightly different order based on what may be going on in this busy city on the day of your tour.

Highlights

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Bike and Roll DC

Arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour time to check-in and be fitted on your bike. You'll meet your guide and go over a few safety rules and learn what to expect during your tour.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Tidal Basin, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Ride along the Tidal basin on the way to the Jefferson Memorial

Stop At: Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Arrive at the Jefferson Memorial and hear a few facts about one of the most impressive monuments in DC. You'll have a chance to walk up the steps and check out Jefferson's bronze statue and enjoy the views across the Tidal Basin.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Washington DC, District of Columbia

As we respect our memorials, we don't ride through the FDR Memorial, so you'll dismount and walk your bike through the impressive four "rooms" that represent the terms FDR served our country as president. There are some unique photo opportunities inside. And make sure that you stop to rub Fala's ears for good luck!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Again, we don't ride inside the memorials, so you'll stop just outside and hear from your guide before taking a few minutes to walk into the MLK memorial through the "Mountain of Despair" to the Martin Luther King memorialized in the "Stone of Hope".

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Like many of the memorials in DC, the Korean War Veterans Memorial holds many secrets of symbolism that you may never know if you visited on your own. Your guide will share a few facts that will just add to your awe of this impressive memorial. Remember: "Freedom Isn't Free".

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Some people say that a trip to Washington, DC isn't complete unless you see Honest Abe sitting in his place of honor overlooking the National Mall.
Some people say that Lincoln's hands are making sign language symbols of his initials "A" and "L". See for yourself when you climb the steps up to the top after your guide shares some insight into the design of one of our most storied memorials.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington DC, District of Columbia

You'll stop just outside the Vietnam Wall to learn about the design and thought behind this impressive tribute to a conflict that holds such a personal connection for so many of our guests. Some of the stories that our guides share will bring a tear to your eye.

Duration: 7 minutes

Pass By: Vietnam Women's Memorial, Washington DC, District of Columbia

The Vietnam Women's Memorial is dedicated to the women who served, most of whom were nurses.

Pass By: Constitution Gardens, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Ride through Constitution Gardens. We suggest returning to walk out to Signer's Island.

Pass By: 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence Memorial, Washington DC, District of Columbia

We'll ride by "Signer's Island" where the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence are memorialized with gold engravings of their signatures.

Stop At: National World War II Memorial, Washington DC, District of Columbia

One of the newer memorials in DC pays tribute to those who served in World War II. Your guide will share some insight on the design and history before providing a few minutes to explore. You may even be able to see the only "authorized" graffiti on a DC memorial.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Washington Monument, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Have you ever noticed that the Washington Monument is actually two different colors? You'll learn why on your tour...along with several other fun facts about this iconic memorial to the United States first president.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: White House, Washington DC, District of Columbia

View the White House from the south side (there is no official "front" or "back"!) and learn how the the home of the president has changed over the years.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Ride by Washington's newest Smithsonian museum. We highly recommend planning a visit!

Pass By: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Ride by the National History Museum.

Pass By: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Ride by the Natural History Museum. Plan your own visit to see the Hall of Gems!

Pass By: Smithsonian Institution Building, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Also known as "Smithsonian Castle", this is the signature building and home to the Visitor's Center.

Pass By: Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Ride by the Freer and Sackler museums, which focus on Asian art.

Stop At: Bike and Roll DC

Finish your back where you started at L'Enfant Plaza. Your guide will wrap up your tour and be happy to provide a few tips for the rest of your visit to our Nation's Capital.

Duration: 5 minutes

Inclusions

Comfort bike rental

Helmet

Snack and bottled water

Equipment for kids of all sizes and ages

Entry/Admission - Bike and Roll DC

Exclusions

Gratuities

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

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.

Tour 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 bikes

To ride in a trailer carriage, children must be able to hold up their heads 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

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Most travelers can participate

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers