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Best of Capitol Hill Bike Tour

Capital Sites Bike Tour - Unlimited Biking

Learn your civics by cycle! Visit the three branches of the U.S. Government – Executive (White House), Legislative (Congress), and Judiciary (Supreme Court). See the Capitol Building from all angles and take a photo in front of the majestic Supreme Court Building. Learn about the movers and shakers of American politics past and present on Capitol Hill. You’ll see where America’s most important political decisions get made before cruising down Capitol Hill towards the most famous avenue in the city, Pennsylvania Avenue, where there is a special protected bike lane all the way to the White House. Where do presidents go out to eat? Where do foreign dignitaries stay when they come to DC? Who put the Capitol on that hill? Find the answers and more!

You’ll also see the New Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial and get tips for visiting newly reopened Smithsonian museums. Your guide will share insider anecdotes and fun facts as you take in all the sights on this high-energy, 2-hour guided bike tour.

Please note: This tour has some uphills to be aware of – please upgrade to an electric bike if

you want an easier ride!

From$44

About this activity

  • Duration 2 hours
  • Availability Starting time: 12PM, 3PM (4/1-10/31), 2PM (11/1-3/31)
  • Languages English
  • Departure Point 998 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before starts

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride along the length of the Pennsylvania Avenue and circle Capitol Hill

  • Stop along must-see sights like the Ulysses S Grant Memorial, Supreme Court Building,  Capitol Building

  • Check out the new Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial!

  • Ride through the various Smithsonian Museums, Smithsonian Castle, National Archives, Union Station and more

  • Learn about interesting exhibits, local events, and practical touring tips from your guide

Full Description

Learn your civics by cycle! See the Capitol Building from all angles and take a photo in front of the majestic Supreme Court Building. You’ll see where America’s most important political decisions get made before cruising down Capitol Hill towards the most famous avenue in the city. You’ll also see the New Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial and get tips for visiting newly reopened Smithsonian museums. Your guide will share insider anecdotes and fun facts as you take in all the sights on this high-energy, 2-hour guided bike tour.

Includes
  • Bike tour with licensed tour guide
  • Bike Rental (eBike upgrade available)
  • Helmet
  • Basket/Bike Bag
  • Illustrated Map
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting Point

Unlimited Biking – 998 Maine Avenue Washington DC 20024

 

Important Information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Credit card

Know before you go

  • Please note, all guests must be able to ride their own bike.
  • Group size of maximum 15 people
  • Please note, attachments such as double trailers and tag-a-long bikes are not permitted on the tour for the safety reasons.
  • Please note, no customer under the age of 18 will be given a bike without an adult over the age of 18 present.
COVID-19 Procedures

Please note:

  • All staff and guests entering the store will be required to wear a face mask or face covering.
  • All staff will be wearing gloves when handling equipment.
  • All bikes and equipment are sprayed down before and after each use.
  • There is a limit of guests allowed into each location at one time, dependent on the space.