Monuments by Moonlight: Exploring DC with Nighttime Tours

When the sun sets and the moon takes center stage, Washington, D.C. undergoes a captivating transformation. The monuments and memorials along the National Mall light up, revealing a new scenery. At Capitol Express Tours, we invite you to join us for a unique journey through these illuminated landmarks on our narrated golf cart night tours before the weather gets too cold.

As it gets darker, we embark on a historical expedition, providing a fun and engaging narrated tour through D.C.’s most renowned landmarks. Enjoy the serene atmosphere and witness the allure of Washington, D.C.’s iconic structures in an educational and stress-free way.

Lincoln Memorial

Our night tour kicks off at the Lincoln Memorial, a solemn tribute to President Abraham Lincoln. Under the moonlit sky, this iconic monument with its wonderful architecture stands tall. The lighting highlights the grand statue of Lincoln and the structure of the magnificent monument.

Washington Monument

Washington Monument is a striking structure and symbol of George Washington’s legacy. As the sun sets, the monument lights up, displaying a magnificent glow against the dark sky. The view is nothing short of awe-inspiring.

World War II Memorial

World War II Memorial is a stunning memorial where the night lights emphasize its architecture and design. The lit fountains and meaningful inscriptions pay tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of the war’s heroes.

US Capitol Building

The US Capitol Building truly comes alive when lit in a vibrant glow at nighttime. The dome’s intricate architecture and stately presence command attention, leaving most visitors in awe. The Capitol takes on an ethereal quality after dark and is the perfect place to take pictures.

Night tour, Golf Cart touring in front of Washington Monument. Photo taken by Ted Everett

Night Tour

At Capitol Express Tours, we offer curated narrated tours that capture the magic and beauty of Washington, D.C.’s monuments and memorials under the moonlight. Our guides provide engaging narratives, sharing historical insights and stories that bring these iconic landmarks to life.

Don’t miss this opportunity to witness the monuments at dusk and by moonlight, a truly enchanting experience that will leave you with lasting memories of our nation’s capital. Book your nighttime adventure with us and discover the awe-inspiring magic of Washington, D.C. after the sun goes down.