Make the most of your visit to Washington with this comprehensive Capital Sites guided bike tour. Bikes come in all sizes and you will be fit for your height. Learn the fascinating history behind the city's monuments, museums, and other sites from the seat of a comfortable bike.

The Capital Sites Bike Tour visits the most popular sites of the National Mall, including the White House, Washington Monument, Supreme Court, the Capitol, and more. Plus, get the latest information on Smithsonian exhibits, special events, and other local insider tips from your safety-conscious and entertaining guide.
Inclusions & Exclusions
✔  Comfort rental
✔  Fully guided two hour bike tour
✔  Helmet
✔  Equipment for kids of all sizes and ages
✖  Gratuities
✖  Hotel pickup and drop off
✖  Food and beverages, unless specified
Departure & Return
Departure:  998 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA

Please meet at 998 Maine Avenue, Washington DC, 20024. We're on the corner of Maine Avenue and Blair Alley SW

Return: End right where it started.
Itinerary
1
National Mall Our tour will focus on stops on and around the National Mall, America's "front yard".

Duration:  3 hours

2
Smithsonian Institution Building Stop outside of the original Smithsonian, known as "The Castle" and here some interesting facts about the founder of DC's renowned museum institution. (We do not go into The Castle)

Duration:  5 minutes

3
National Gallery of Art We'll pass between the East and West side of the National Gallery and see the mini glass pyramids erected by the same designer as the Louvre. (We do not go into the museum)

Duration:  5 minutes

4
U.S. Capitol Cycle up and around to the east side of the Captiol Building. Learn a bit about the place where the House and the Senate convene. It's a site to behold! This is a great opportunity for a photo! (We do not go into the Capitol)

Duration:  5 minutes

5
Library of Congress The Library of Congress sits just east of the Capitol Building.

Duration:  10 minutes

6
Supreme Court From the east side of the Capitol, you'll see the Supreme Court.

Duration:  10 minutes

7
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Ride past Natural History - we recommend going to see the Hall of Gems and the Hope Diamond!

Duration:  10 minutes

8
Washington Monument Did you notice that the Washington Monument is two colors? Your guide will tell you why...and more! (We do not go into the Monument)

Duration:  5 minutes

9
White House We view the White House from the south side. Did you know that there is no "front" or "back"? Your guide will tell you about some of the renovations that various Presidents' made during their terms of service. (Note - we will not enter The White House)

Duration:  5 minutes

10
National World War II Memorial There is symbolism in all of the prominent features of the World War II Memorial. Learn about the significance of the pillars, the stars, and the Pavilions. Ask you guide to point out the only "graffiti" on any memorial on the National Mall.

Duration:  5 minutes

11
Unlimited Biking Return back to our shop at the end of the tour.

Duration:  5 minutes

12
Washington DC Explore Washington DC and take lots of photos!

Duration:  3 hours

13
Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Visit this new memorial and learn about the infamous Dwight Eisenhower!

Duration:  5 minutes

14
Ulysses S. Grant Memorial An American military officer who became the 18th president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant has a memorial where his body is laid to rest.

Duration:  5 minutes

15
The National Archives Museum The museum of records is an independent agency of the US government that holds over 13.28 billion pages of textual records!

Duration:  10 minutes

16
FBI Headquarters Visit the FBI Headquarters, home to one of the most important organizations in the United States. Stop and learn about some of the things that they do!

Duration:  10 minutes

17
Blair House The Blair House is the president's guest house - maintained by the US Department of State, and maintains an important role in history, hosting important figures from all over the world.

Duration:  10 minutes

Cancellation Policy
All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.
Additional info
•  Public transportation options are available nearby
•  Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
•  Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
•  Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
•  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.
•  Tours 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 bike.
•  To ride in a trailer carriage, the child needs to be able to hold up their head up and wear a helmet.
•  Please note that due to security at our location, we are unable to hold luggage while you are on tour.