Monuments by Night
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Hop aboard our open-air electric vehicles for an enlightening journey through the most iconic monuments and memorials by night. We’ll show you the majestic splendor of the Washington Monument, Lincoln, FDR, and Jefferson Memorials, and many more. You’ve never seen Washington quite like this!
Beat the crowds and take in a truly unique perspective of the iconic monuments of Washington, DC by night.
Light up your night with stunning views of the illuminated Washington Monument, White House, presidential and war memorials.
Enjoy the cool breeze of a ride on our all-electric open-air vehicles as we give you an intimate look at the monuments.
Transportation in an all-electric 5-passenger vehicle with an experienced local English-speaking tour guide.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Food and beverages; Souvenirs and items of a personal nature; Gratuities for your local guide.
Hours of operation
Available daily (June - October); Start time at 8:00pm.
Approximately 2 hours.
Meeting Point: 12th & Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC (Smithsonian Metro Stop) at the base of the Department of Agriculture Building.
Ending Point: Smithsonian Metro Stop.
Let us take you on a truly illuminating ride! Jump on our all-electric open-air vehicles for a unique Washington tour of the monuments and memorials by night. You’ll get to see the iconic sights in a whole new perspective. Along the way, we’ll shed light on:
The Washington Monument, recently reopened after major restorations from earthquake damage.
The Jefferson Memorial and MLK Memorial, illuminated by indirect lighting from the Tidal Basin.
The FDR Memorial, with cascading waterfalls and scenic sculptures depicting President Roosevelt’s four terms.
The WWI Memorial and the WWII Memorial, with a spectacular fountain display.
The Lincoln Memorial, where you can walk up and take in a gorgeous view.
The Korean War Memorial, lit up with an atmospheric glow.
The Vietnam Memorial, housing the names of 58,000 fallen heroes.
The White House, where you’ll be happy you’re not footing that electric bill.
Capitol Hill, the most stunning area at night with lights on the Supreme Court Building, Library of Congress, and world-famous dome of the US Capitol
…and many more!
Get ready to flaunt your night photography skills as we take you up close and personal with these imposing illuminated beauties. If you think the Washington monuments by day are spectacular, wait until you see them by night!
As we will be outside, please check the weather and dress accordingly.
Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge, but please make sure you inform our guides of this before you take the tour. Please note they will be required to sit on a parent's or guardian's lap due to limited space in the eCruiser.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**