How to Experience DC

If you’re visiting DC or live in the area and finally want to experience the city and learn about all of the fantastic sites of the capital, touring around the iconic monuments and memorials is a must. DC has an incredible history, and visiting the landmarks is a great way to experience the city’s beauty and uniqueness firsthand. A guided golf cart tour is one of the easiest ways to make the most of your trip and experience these locations in a fun, stress-free, and educational way.

About Capitol Express Tours

Owners John Barone and Adam Mreteab created Capitol Express Tours to provide an unforgettable experience to all those touring the city. The tours use environmentally friendly electric motor carts. They are the newest, most casual, and exciting mode of transportation in Washington, DC. The vehicles seat 8 or 6 people depending on the car size needed, including your tour guide driver and up to 7 or 5 additional passengers. Guides are knowledgeable and experienced professionals who deliver an informative and captivating narrative of the present metropolitan configuration, as well as a historical perspective.


These narrated tours go through Pennsylvania Avenue from the Whitehouse to the Capitol. There are many occasions to stop and take photos along the way. Once at the Capitol, you may choose the route to include your priorities of special interest, or allow our professional guides to take you along on a journey of discovery and entertainment.

Contact us at (410) 259-8253,, or send a message here for a more custom tour that fits your needs as well. We’re always happy to accommodate everyone’s special interests!

Types of Tours

Washington DC, Guided Tours

Day Tour

There are various times throughout the day to book a day tour and see DC’s incredible sites. Day tours available at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 2:00 PM everyday. Tours can be booked at 5:00 PM on the weekends as well. The day tour is 2 hours, and there are multiple opportunities to get off, take a closer look at the sites, and take pictures.

The Capital Express Day Tour allows you to enjoy a narrated tour down Pennsylvania Avenue from the Whitehouse to the Capitol, through the heart of the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums to the Washington Monument. After passing the United States Holocaust Museum and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing we will go around the Tidal Basin to observe the Thomas Jefferson, George Mason, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Martin Luther King Jr., Abraham Lincoln, WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War Memorials, and so many other interesting and amusing details of this great capital city.  There will be many occasions to stop and take photos along the way. Our professional guide will take you along on a journey of discovery and entertainment.

Night Tour

The night tour allows you to experience DC sights under lights and is available for booking every day at 8:00 PM in the summer. This 2 hour “Twilight Tour” includes sundown, an exceptional display of light and color, and the night, illuminated with powerful, glowing energy. You will see and learn about the historical monuments of Washington, DC, while creating lasting memories on the Capitol Express. The Capitol building lit at night time is one of the most stunning sites in DC. You will enjoy ample opportunities to capture iconic photographs with your family and friends, from one stop to the next. This tour will be the most memorable event of your trip to the nation’s Capital.

Private Tour

Private tours are also available for both day and night tours. Private tours are perfect for your family and friends. You can choose if you need a 7 seat car or a 5 seat car. Thus, this tour will not combine smaller groups allowing for a more personal experience on your tour throughout the city.

Capitol Express Tours is the most highly acclaimed venue in this great nation’s capital city. Read more about our company and products here, and book a tour now to experience this unforgettable journey.