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Old Town Trolley Tours of DC Gold Pass

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However, the Old Town Trolley Tours Silver Pass is now available!
Old Town Trolley Tours of DC Gold Pass SAFETY IS OUR #1 PRIORITY: In order to provide our guests with the safest and most comfortable sightseeing experience, Old Town Trolley Tours has implemented a number of new safety measures such as limiting seating to allow riders to maintain appropriate distancing, face coverings required for all guests ages 3 and up and an increased focus on disinfecting and sanitation after every tour.


  • 1 Day of FREE unlimited reboarding
  • Fully Live narrated tour covering 100 point of interest
  • 17 conveniently located stops
  • Limited Seating to Allow Riders to Maintain Appropriate Distancing
  • National Mall, Downtown and Waterfront Loop
  • Includes Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle and Tour
  • FREE Potomac Riverboat Water Taxi
  • Exclusive Foreign language tour app with GPS tracking
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Named "Washington's Best Tour" by the Washingtonian Magazine, the Old Town Trolley offers the most comprehensive tour of the Nation's Capitol.

Sit back while expert tour guides help you discover the beauty and majesty of Washington D.C. The popular Old Town Trolley tour covers Washington's major attractions such as the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, the museums of the Smithsonian Institution, and Vietnam Veteran's Memorial. Expert guides share colorful anecdotes, humorous stories and well researched historical information.

We have the best view in town, including our state-of-art stadium trolleys where every seat is the best seat! Comfortable padded seats for a pleasant tour experience. All-weather trolleys, rain or shine! Our vehicles get the job done no matter what the day may bring. On-board monitors displaying historical imagery enhances the tour experience.
Hop On and Off - Tour at your own pace!
Old Town Trolley Tours is pleased to provide free shuttle service from select area hotels to Stop #1 to begin the tour. (Green Loop) Click here for hotel pick up listing

For our visitors who do not speak English, we now offer a convenient language app built with GPS tracking technology. You can now enjoy live narration in 7 different languages – Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese.

Included in this Gold Pass is the Arlington National Cemetery Tour: Arlington National Cemetery is an enduring tribute to those who’ve dedicated their lives to defending the ideals of our nation. A visit here will leave an indelible impression on your spirit. Old Town Trolley Company is the only authorized Tour Company operating within Arlington National Cemetery so relax on our comfortable trolley as you journey through history. You’ll be transported to some of the most notable graves and memorials.

Also included is the Potomac Riverboat Company -Round-trip Water Taxi. Take in the views and enjoy a relaxing ride down the Potomac River to Washington DC’s newest destination, the District Wharf. Watch DC’s waterfront come to life with remarkable restaurants, retailers, and beautiful views of the city at the Wharf. The Wharf Water taxi will connect you to Old Town Alexandra, National Harbor and Georgetown! Beverages can be purchased on board. Trolley Stop #8, services the Water Taxi.

TIP: Spend more time sightseeing! You can purchase admission to popular attractions along this hop-on/hop-off tour route directly from this Trusted Tours and Attractions website. Get your tickets in advance and experience one of the best vacations you can have!

Get your ticket today and join the Old Town Trolley for an unforgettable Adventure in American History!

Please note that the free portions of the ticket have no cash value and are not refundable and non-transferable. All promotions subject to change without notice.

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Old Town Trolley Tours of DC Gold Pass

Operating Times:

Old Town Trolley Tour of Washington operates daily every 30 minutes from 9:00 am with last re-boarding at 5:00 pm. Shuttles offered between Stop #13 (Lincoln Memorial) and Arlington National Cemetery from 10:30am to 5:00pm (with last boarding at 5:00pm).

Arlington National Cemetery Tour Times:
October - March: 8:30am-4:00pm. Last tour departs at 4:00pm; April - September: 8:30am-6:00pm. Last tour departs at 6:00pm. To get the most out of the Arlington National Cemetery experience and to ride the Red Loop back into DC and continue on the Old Town Trolley route, please arrive at the Cemetery by 3:30pm. Currently, last Red Loop pickups at Arlington Cemetery will be 5:00pm. Red Loop shuttles will return guest directly to The Washington Welcome Center at the end of the day.
Arlington National Cemetery is open: October-March: 8:00am - 5:00pm; April -September: 8:00am -7:00pm. The guard is changed every hour on the hour Oct 1 through Mar 31. The guard is changed every half hour from April 1 through Sept 30.

Potomac Riverboat Co-Water Taxi: (Available March 3rd - December 31st)
Departs Wharf for Georgetown: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm, 8:30pm**
Departs Georgetown for Wharf: 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm**
Departs Wharf for Alexandria: 6:05am*, 7:25am*, 8:20am*, 9:15am***, 10:45am, 11:45am, 1:15pm, 2:15pm, 3:45pm, 4:45pm, 5:15pm, 6:15pm, 6:35pm*, 7:15pm, 8:45pm, 9:45pm, 11:15pm**
Departs Alexandria for Wharf: 6:40am*, 7:35am*, 8:00am*, 8:55am*, 10:00am***, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:30pm, 5:50pm*, 6:30pm, 7:00pm**, 7:10pm*, 8:00pm, 9:00pm, 10:30pm**, 11:30pm**
Departs Wharf for National Harbor: 7:00am*, 9:25am***, 10:25am***, 11:55am, 12:55pm, 2:25pm, 3:25pm, 4:55pm, 5:55pm, 7:25pm, 8:25pm, 9:55pm**, 10:55pm**
Departs National Harbor for Wharf: 9:15am*, 10:45am, 11:45am, 1:15pm, 2:15pm, 3:45pm, 4:45pm, 6:15pm, 7:15pm, 8:45pm, 9:45pm**, 11:15pm**
*Monday-Friday/ **Friday & Saturday/ *** Saturday and Sunday

Old Town Trolley Tours does not operate on:
Thanksgiving or Christmas Days | Annual Women's March on Washington (Jan 18, 2020); Annual March for Life (Jan 24,2020) | Rolling Thunder (May 24, 2020) | Independence Day (July 4, 2020) | Army Ten Miler (Oct 11, 2020) | Marine Corps Marathon (Oct 25, 2020) | Thanksgiving Day (Nov 26, 2020) | Christmas Day (Dec 25, 2020).
Late Starts on: Mar 28, 2020 @ 12:00pm (Rock & Roll Marathon) | Apr 5, 2020 @ 11:00am (Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run | May 3 @12:00pm (Race for Hope) | May 16, 2020 (Bike DC)

Routes are subject to change during marathons and special events. Trolley route may be delayed or some stops closed during these times. For updated schedule please call 202-832-9800 (option #4).

Reservation Notes:

Old Town Trolley and Arlington Tours- Reservations are NOT needed or accepted. Tickets can be used on any operating day within 12 months of the purchase date.
Potomac Riverboat Company- Passes must be redeemed at the Alexandria, National Harbor or Wharf Ticket booths in exchange for timed tickets in advance of each ride.
When purchasing Arlington National Cemetery eTickets for groups of 20 or more, please call Arlington Group Sales: (202) 832-2008 so that we may most effectively serve your needs.

# of Stops:

Old Town Trolley Tours: 17 stops. 1) Washington Welcome Center/Ford's Theatre/Peterson House Tour Transfer Station for Hotel Shuttle 2) The White House/The White House Visitor Center 3) National Archives/U.S. Navy Memorial 4) Law Enforcement Museum/Japanese American Memorial of Patriotism 5) Union Station/Smithsonian Postal Museum 6) U.S. Capitol/Supreme Court/ Library of Congress 7) Smithsonian Air & Space Museum/ Museum of the American Indian/US Botanic Garden 8) The Wharf - Boarding for water taxi 9) International Spy Museum 10) Holocaust Memorial Museum/Bureau of Engraving & Printing/ Smithsonian Castle 11) Jefferson Memorial/George Mason Memorial 12) FDR Memorial/Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial 13) Lincoln Memorial/Vietnam Veterans Memorial/Korean War Veterans Memorial Tour transfer Station: Red Loop-Transfer to Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle 14) National Museum of American History/National Museum of African American History & Culture 15) National Museum of Natural History 16) Newseum/National Gallery of Art 17) National Portrait Gallery / American Art Museum

Arlington National Cemetery: 1) Arlington National Cemetery Welcome Center 2) JFK Gravesite 3) Coast Guard Memorial 4) Pershing Gravesite 5) Tomb of the Unknown Solider 6) Arlington House 7) Ord & Weitzel (Iwo Jima Memorial Outside Gate - Additional Weekend Stops: 8) Sections 55 and 59 9) Columbarium and Niche Wall 10) Pentagon Group Memorial / 911 Memorial



Booth Location:

Old Town Trolley Tour: eTicket holders may board the trolley at the Washington Welcome Center (1001 E Street NW) or any Old Town Trolley boarding location. Additional Ticket Booth: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Arlington National Cemetery Tour: eTicket holders may board at the Arlington Cemetery Welcome Center, Arlington, VA 22211
Water Taxi: Docking Locations: The Wharf: 950 Maine Ave. SW, Washington DC
Alexandria City Marina: 0 Cameron St. Alexandria, VA (located behind the Torpedo Factory Art Center)
National Harbor: 145 National Plaza, National Harbor
Georgetown: 3100 K St. NW, Washington DC.

Nearest Intersection:

For Old Town Trolley Booth- 10th and E St. NW


Old Town Trolley Welcome Center Stop (10th & E St).- There are parking garages nearby, and Metro is two blocks away. (Gallery Place Station). Paid parking is also available at Union Station. Paid parking is available at Arlington National Cemetery.

Age Requirements:

Children prices are for ages 4-12 yrs. of age. Children under 4 yrs. are free.


This tour includes the Old Town Trolley Orange Downtown Loop along with the Red Line Arlington Shuttle and the Blue Loop within Arlington Cemetery. Patrons with Tickets can board at any Old Town Trolley boarding location. Without an e-Ticket voucher or mobile ticket you must go to the ticket booth location (stop #1 or #5) with invoice order number.
NOTICE: Arlington National Cemetery requires a 100% ID Check with no exceptions: All US guests must provide a State or Government Issued picture ID. Visitors 16 and 17 may present a valid school ID. All foreign guests must present a PASSPORT. Foreign ID Cards will not be accepted.
If you ride the Shuttle over from the Lincoln Memorial without proper ID, you will be denied entry into the Cemetery and you must provide your own transportation back to the Lincoln Memorial. For security reasons, we will not be allowed to pick you back up on Memorial Drive.
US State or Government issued picture ID or PASSPORTS ONLY can be used for entry into Arlington National Cemetery.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Stop
The guard is changed every hour on the hour from October 1 through March 31.
Water Taxi available March 3-December 31st. Gold Pass holders will receive one additional day on the Trolley when Water Taxi is out of season.
Handicap-accessible vehicles are available upon request. Assistance animals, such as seeing-eye dogs, are the only animals that are allowed on board the trolleys.

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