The White House, the Washington Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall - Washington DC is an absolutely unmissable sightseeing destination. The influence and significance of the US capital cannot be overstated, and taking a bike tour of this global seat of power is the best way to immerse yourself in its inestimable history.
The city of Washington DC was founded in 1791 along the banks of the Potomac River, with the first session of Congress held in 1800. Over the decades, there have been several unsuccessful efforts to make the city its own state - DC currently belongs to the District of Columbia. The city is home to the three branches of US federal government - Congress, the President, and the Supreme Court. As well as being of exceptional political importance, these sites are resplendent feats of architecture drawing millions to their elegant exteriors every year.
A guided, family-friendly bicycle tour in Washington DC, with the benefit of bike rental, can take in the National Mall, the Capitol, the Washington Monument, the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, and the memorials to Martin Luther King Jr, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John Paul Jones, and Paul Mason in a single day. Cycling to such sites of international prominence is a spine-tingling experience that'll leave you wonderstruck at Washington!
So take to the saddle for the tour of a lifetime, cycling to where Martin Luther King Jr gave his famous "I have a dream" speech and two centuries of presidents have taken their oath. With cherry blossom bike rides, sunset cycles, and a wealth of US history, wonderful discoveries await every traveler in Washington DC.