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The Washington, D.C. FLEX Pass vs DAY Pass

Observation Decks, Museums, Bus Tours, River Cruises and other sightseeing costs can add up pretty quickly. On top of it all, it takes countless hours to search, book and manage your trip. That's where Sightseeing Pass can help! We have 2 Pass options to best suit your needs:

Washington DC Sightseeing Pass options


DAY Pass


  • Visit 2, 3 or 4 Attractions
  • Choose as you go from over 15 top spots
  • Pass valid for 30 days
  • Save 60% or more

With The Sightseeing FLEX Pass, you select the number of attractions you would like to see and then build a custom itinerary to fit your exact interests as you go. Choose a Pass valid for 2, 3 or 4 visits, then take 30 days to explore the attractions that you wish to see most. You don’t have to decide now which attractions you are going to visit. Enjoy the FLEXibility of The Sightseeing FLEX Pass and decide where to go, as you go!

This option is recommended for visitors who have already been to Washington DC and want to enjoy a more customized experience on their subsequent visits. It’s great for those who are short on time, or have a limited sightseeing budget.

DAY Pass

  • Unlimited sightseeing
  • Choose a 1, 2 or 3 day Pass
  • See all you can for one low price
  • Save up to 60%

Select the number of days you would like to use your Sightseeing Pass, then visit as many attractions as you would like. The Pass can be used for 1, 2 or 3 consecutive calendar days. It becomes activated when it is used at its first attraction, then expires at midnight of its last valid day. For example, a two-day Sightseeing Pass that is first used on Monday, will expire at midnight on Tuesday.

The Sightseeing Pass is recommended for first time visitors to Washington DC, as well as active travelers who like convenience and visitors with an open itinerary who like to control their sightseeing budget. Pay one price, then visit as many attractions as you wish with The Sightseeing DAY Pass.

How It Works


Choose the Pass that's right for you, purchase online and receive it instantly via email.

Select your pass and buy in just a few clicks, receiving your Sightseeing Pass instantly. No confusing registration and no fixed start date. With a great selection of attractions available The Sightseeing Pass is the most flexible, cost effective way to make the most out of Washington, D.C.


Choose as you go, simply show your Pass at the ticket window at each attraction to receive your ticket for free admission!

No need to log in, phone or email to choose your attractions. Just show your Pass at the ticket window of the first attraction you wish to visit. Your card is then automatically activated and validated and your adventure begins. You can pre-book some well-known popular attractions or use special entrance lines with Fast Track Entry privileges at select locations. Entry process will differ at each attraction. Look for the Sightseeing Pass window to receive your attraction ticket. You can visit each attraction just once with your Pass.


The more you see, the more you save.

Visit as many different attractions as you like with The Sightseeing DAY Pass. There is no daily limit to the amount of attractions you can visit per day. The more attractions you visit, the more money you save. With FLEX Pass select the number of attractions you would like to see. Enjoy the flexibility of the Sightseeing FLEX Pass and decide where to go as you go.