DC on a DIME!

MARS sets the standard for every Washington, DC tour; the tour every American should have on their ‘Bucket List’. Even if you've visited recently, you're guaranteed to see something impressive and new in the Nation’s Capital and its ever-evolving landscape!
Unbelievable Bargain Rates on Washington, DC Tour packages, EXCLUSIVELY from MARS! Special Rates available Friday to Monday travel on most weekends. Thursday & Sunday nights may be added based on availability. Featured as a 2 Night / 3 Day with Optional Add-on to continue your customized journey!

3 Days /2 Nights

Group size
Min. 35


From $295.00
A DC on a Dime Series Tour
Estimated Tour Pricing Inclusions: 2 nights’ accommodation, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, admissions, entrance, and guide fees as stated in the itinerary, including taxes, and gratuity (excluding gratuity for guides and driver, unless requested).
Highlights Include:
  • Guided City Tour
  • Illuminated Monument Tour
  • Tram Tour Tickets at Arlington National Cemetery
  • Guided Tour of the US Capitol Building
  • Smithsonian Museum(s)
  • Monuments & Memorials Touring
  • Illuminated Monument Touring (at night)
  • United States Library of Congress
  • Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts & the REACH Exhibit
  • OPTIONAL Add-on Exploring available to include The International Spy Museum or the Museum of the Bible


Sample Itinerary: 

Day 1 -  Welcome to DC & Smithsonian Museum
  • Arrive in our Nation’s Capital and explore the Smithsonian Institute Museum of your choice on the National Mall.
  • After checking in to your DC Metro “home” for the next two nights, enjoy a Welcome Dinner at a local favorite restaurant.
Day 2 -  Arlington National Cemetery and Monuments Tour
  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning.
  • Depart for a full day of guided touring to include all of our favorite Washington, DC classics:
    • Visit Arlington National Cemetery,  America’s most sacred square mile, and see the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
    • Tour the United States Capitol Building, the most recognized symbol of democratic government in the world.
    • Explore the United States Library of Congress, the largest national library in the world with more than 100 million items in three buildings.
  • Enjoy dinner included this evening at a popular downtown hot spot.
  • Experience an Illuminated Monument Tour including a walk-through at the John F. Kennedy Performing Arts Center, the Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima), and stop at the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial illuminated at night!
Day 3 -  Departure Day (or add-on a night and continue your journey!)
  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning before checking out.
  • Meet your DC Guide for a Half-Day of Guided Touring to include:
    • Stop for a White House Photo Opportunity!
    • Stop at the World War I Memorial.
    • Stop at the FDR Memorial. 
    • Stop at the Jefferson Memorial.
    • Stop at the Air Force Memorial.
  • Drive along Embassy Row and see the National Cathedral, taller than the Washington Monument, and the sixth tallest church in the world.
  • Depart for home.
-OR- Continue your journey with an additional night and day! 
Day 3 (Optional) - Continuing Touring & Exploring
  • Don't check out this morning and meet your DC Guide for a Full-Day of Guided Touring to include all of the above, plus:
    • Explore Mount Vernon, the estate of our first president, George Washington.
  • Enjoy a Farewell Dinner included before retiring to your hotel for the evening.
Day 4 (Optional) -  Specialty Museum of Your Choice
  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning prior to checking out.
  • Visit the specialty museum of your choice:
    • The International Spy Museum, or
    • The Museum of the Bible.
  • Depart for home.

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