Seeing Washington, DC during the day is one thing, seeing the monuments and memorials lit up under the night sky is something else entirely, and an absolute must during your visit to the DC area. Here are the top five things you should do while enjoying one of the Washington, DC night tours offered by DC Trails.
The Basics of Washington, DC Night Tours
When you join the Twilight Tour, you will be taken on a 3.5 hour journey through the heart of DC. During this time, expert tour guides share stories about the history and the men that formed this great country. See the monuments and memorials as you’ve never seen them before and feel that awe renewed.
- Enjoy the Sites
The best thing you can do during the Twilight Tour is to sit back, turn off your phones, and enjoy the sites. We highly recommend taking a break from the constant connection and allow yourself to become completely immersed in the splendor of DC after dark.
- People Watch
While the beautifully lit sites are the highlight of our tours, this great city would not be what it is without the unique blend of people that call Washington DC home.
- Stop by the Jefferson Memorial
There is something particularly awe-inspiring about the Jefferson Memorial illuminated in the night, it’s majestic form reflected beautifully in the still waters. The tour will take a short break to allow you to further explore this breathtaking site.
- Pay Your Respects at the WWII Memorial
This humbling memorial is a grand reminder of what this great country stands for, and just how far the good men and women of this country are willing to go to protect it. See it as you’ve never seen it before as you pay your respects to the fallen.
- Take Photos
Throughout the tour, you will have several opportunities to get out, explore an area, and capture the splendor in memories and photographs. In addition to the above-mentioned location, you will also have the chance to see and photograph the White House and Capitol Building as well as many other wonderful places.
Washington, DC night tours are a great way to see the city in a whole new light. For more information or to book your tour, please contact the professionals at DC Trails today!