Our capital is overflowing with an abundance of interesting, beautiful, and humbling monuments and attractions, making it nearly impossible to see everything in a single day. As such, you want to make sure you get the most out of your tours of Washington, DC, by following these simple tips.
- Know the Route and Which Stops You Want to Explore
The one day tours at DC Trails stops at 20 of the area’s most iconic and popular locations, with pick-ups every 30 to 40 minutes. This allows you to see the beauty of DC at your own pace so make sure you see the location you most desire by becoming familiar with our route and stops.
- Dress for Comfort and the Weather
Tours of Washington, DC, often involves a lot of walking as you get off the bus and explore the monuments at your own pace. As such, you want to make sure you wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather, including sun screen.
- Bring the Camera (Or charge your phone)
Be sure to either bring a camera or fully charge your phone so you can capture the beauty and awe-inspiring sites of DC and share your experience with friends and family.
- Do Not Forget Water and Snacks
While there are many wonderful eateries in the area, you want to make sure you drink plenty of water and have snacks on hand to save you money of sidewalk venders so you have more to spend on the experiences that will last a lifetime.
- Ask Questions
The tour guides at DC Trails are bursting with great and in-depth information regarding the history and legends of our nation’s greatest monuments. The more questions you ask, the more you will take away from the experience.
- Get Plenty of Rest the Night Before
Do not let the afternoon slump derail your tour and stop you from exploring iconic locations. There is walking involved for most stops so make sure you get plenty of rest before your tour so you have the energy to explore all that the area has to offer.
To learn more about how to get the most out of our tours of Washington, DC, or to book your trip, please contact the dedicated team at DC Trails today and come see what our capitol has to offer!