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  • Address: Washington, DC, USA
This man-made reservoir located in West Potomac Park offers some of the most extraordinary views of Washington, DC's most spectacular sites. Whether visitors wander its parameter or hire paddle boats and cruise out into its waters, they will surely be treated to a picture-perfect look at the Jefferson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Martin Luther King, Jr. and George Mason memorials. Close proximity to the National Mall, Washington Monument and all of the top museums make it the perfect place to spend an afternoon wandering, biking and exploring in DC.

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Tidal Basin is located between the Potomac River and the Washington Channel. The scenic reservoir is a hot spot any time of year, but tourists from around the world find their way here each spring during the National Cherry Blossom Festival, when pink blooms take over the landscape.

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Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour of Washington DC, Washington DC, null
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Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour of Washington DC

4.5 star rating: Recommended 18 Reviews

Day or night, customize your itinerary from a list of the most popular sites around the greater DC area while being chauffeured like a celebrity in a Mercedes ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $400.00
Washington DC Private City Tour, Washington DC, Custom Private Tours
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Washington DC Private City Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 28 Reviews

This private city tour around Washington DC will take you to all major monuments and sights for 4 hours with private driver.The tour can be conducted in ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $90.00
Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC, Washington DC, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC

4.5 star rating: Recommended 24 Reviews

See the monuments, memorials, and popular points of interest in Washington, DC on this guided, half-day, small-group tour. Enjoy a fun day of informative ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.00
Washington DC Sites at Night Bike Tour, Washington DC, Half-day Tours
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Washington DC Sites at Night Bike Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 132 Reviews

See the famous sights of Washington by night including the Vietnam War Memorial, Jefferson, Lincoln and WWII memorials. There is no better way to spend an ...  Read more

Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.00
Viator Exclusive: Cherry Blossom Bike Tour in Washington DC, Washington DC, Night Tours
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Viator Exclusive: Cherry Blossom Bike Tour in Washington DC

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Experience the beauty of Washington DC in its spring glory on this 2-hour bike tour created specifically for the famous National Cherry Blossom Festival. ...  Read more

Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $35.00
Best of Washington DC E-Bike Tour, Washington DC, Viator Exclusive Tours
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Best of Washington DC E-Bike Tour

Maximize your time in DC by visiting more of the city's best sites on this new e-Bike adventure! This 5 hour adventure will take you to some of the best ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $79.00
Washington DC Double Decker Bus Guided Night Tour, Washington DC, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
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Washington DC Double Decker Bus Guided Night Tour

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Washington DC gets even more beautiful after the sun sets. Join this 3 hour fully narrated Moonlight Tour to The FDR Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam ...  Read more

Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $44.00
Private Guided Tour of Washington DC, Washington DC, Night Tours
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Private Guided Tour of Washington DC

Enjoy the best of Washington, D.C. on a customized 3 hour private tour. You will be picked up at a location of your choice in a late model SUV, Van or Bus ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $540.00
Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Electric Cart Tour, Washington DC, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Electric Cart Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 118 Reviews

Experience a whole different side of Washington, DC during our Monuments By Night tour! Climb into our all-electric Red Roadsters and tour the National Mall in ...  Read more

Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $56.00
Washington DC Twilight Tour, Washington DC, Night Tours
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Washington DC Twilight Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 97 Reviews

Join this open-air, London style double-decker bus tour that allows you to see America's Capital City when she's at her most beautiful: by twilight! On this ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $45.00

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