Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Buses with The Sightseeing Day Passes

Either stay on the bus all the way round the loop and enjoy the colorful sights and informative guides or use the bus as a great way to get to your next attraction. You're sure to have a fun time on a Big Bus tour and you might just hear something surprising about the city. If you get tired of sightseeing, the open top buses are a great place to rest and still see a large part of the city.

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The Sightseeing Pass comes with a Big Bus Discover Ticket 1 Day Hop-on Hop-off Tour worth $60. The best way to start your DC trip.

How To Redeem
Redeem your pass at 700 L'Enfant Plaza SW (at crosswalk on NW corner of Spy Museum) (Stop #1)

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All Sightseeing Bus Tours available for Day Pass holders:

  • Red Loop Hop-on Hop-off Tour
  • Recorded commentary in 5 languages
  • Explore Washington DC at your own pace

Sightseeing DAY Pass holders get a Big Bus Discover Ticket 1 Day Hop-on Hop-off Tour (Red Loop) included in their Pass.

Download a PDF Map of all Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Tours and other useful resources

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Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tours


Red Loop

  • 1. L'Enfant Plaza & International Spy Museum
    • 2. Washington Monument West
      • 3. Jefferson Memorial
        • 4. FDR and MLK Memorial
          • 5. Lincoln Memorial & Korean War Memorial
            • 6. Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam Veterans Memorial
              • 7. Arlington Cemetery
                • 8. World War II Memorial
                  • 9. Washington Monument East
                    • 10. Natural History Museum
                      • 11. City Center & Chinatown
                        • 12. The White House & Willard Hotel
                          • 13. US Capitol at Garfield Circle
                            • 14. Air & Space Museum
                              • 15. The Wharf & Potomac Boat Cruise


                                Experience Washington DC's most famous landmarks and attractions with Big Bus Tours. You'll enjoy unique, top-deck views of the capital's best sights, including the White House, Capitol Hill, Jefferson Memorial, Smithsonian Castle, and many more.

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