Washington D.C. Your Guide To Charter Bus Rental
If you’re finally realizing the dream of an excursion to Washington, DC, and you’re going there with a group, make it easy on everyone. Gook a charter bus rental from BusRental.com and you can take in the sights with everyone else while we worry about traffic, check the GPS or look for parking.
A trip to Washington, DC—it’s a dream of most Americans…a chance to visit the Lincoln Memorial, the Smithsonian and the National Mall…an opportunity to see the wheels of democracy in action. There’s much more to draw you to the nation’s capital, though. You’ll find world-class arts and culture, amazing restaurants, eclectic shopping and interesting and informative museums. Your biggest challenge—trying to decide what you want to do and see in the time you have there.
Everything You Want to Know about Charter Bus Rentals
You’ve never taken a group trip on a charter bus before. You have questions—we have answers:
BusRental.com has been an industry leader in the charter bus business for more than 30 years, working with groups, group leaders, businesses and business owners across the country to find effective ground transportation solutions for any type of event
All of the coaches we provide (other than some school buses) are equipped with high-back bucket seats, climate control, and an outstanding stereo system. Additional amenities, such as Wifi, charging stations for your devices, P.A. systems, hardwood floors DVD players and monitors, and leather seats, may be purchased separately. We can also provide ADA-compliant buses, if necessary. Check with your booking agent.
At BusRental.com, because of our longstanding relationships with charter bus service providers in rural and urban communities nationwide, we can typically arrange to pick you up and drop you off at a location that’s easily accessible for you and your group.
Yes, provided you have requested and obtained permission from us before your trip starts. We require that you comply with any local laws wherever you travel. Furthermore, your driver will always have the right to suspend or terminate alcohol consumption at any time for any reason.
Yes. We require that you be at least 21 years of age to sign a charter bus rental agreement. We will arrange a trip for high school or college students, but require that a legal adult sign the contract.
BusRental.com—We Strive to Meet or Exceed Your Expectations
At BusRental.com, we continually look for ways to improve your customer experience. Book with us and
You’ll be assured of the best price
Because of our vendor loyalty, vast experience, and knowledge of local markets, we can meet or beat any quote from a DOT-compliant vendor for the same trip with the same coach—that’s a guarantee!
Flexibility you won’t get anywhere else
Because of our longstanding relationships in the industry and the knowledge and expertise we have developed over more than three decades, we can make last minute or real-time changes or book an entire trip with short notice.
You’ll always feel safe
We regularly monitor the safety records of all our vendors, and won’t book with any who have current major safety violations. We also require current and accurate compliance with all maintenance and “time on the road” regulations.
You’ll get the best customer service in the business
With BusRental.com, you’ll have your own project management team, with a single point of contact, as well as full dispatch 24/7, world-class logistical support and access to our online Trip Management Portal
Schedule Your Trip to DC around One of These Great Events
The calendar is always full in the nation’s capital. Here are just a few events to schedule your trip around:
The Cherry Blossom Festival
You know it’s spring in DC when the Tidal Basin sports a pink and white coat. It’s the kickoff of the two-week Cherry Blossom Festival, which traditional has a Japanese flavor (the cherry trees were a gift from Japan in 1912).
The Capitol 4th of July
What better place to be on our nation’s birthday than watching the fireworks display over the Washington Monument? Enjoy a 90 minute concert by the National Symphony, complete with cannon fire to complement the 1812 Overture.
The DC Jazz Festival
Spanning two weeks every June, the capital’s jazz festival brings in hundreds of musicians from around the world, with venues set up throughout the city.
The largest annual event in the DC area, with hundreds of thousands attending from across the nation and around the world, Capital Pride include a parade down Pennsylvania Avenue, as well as live music, great food and more than 300 exhibitors
Giant National BBQ Battle
The spoils of this war are nothing but good eatin’. Taste the smoked chicken, beef and pork delicacies as contestants vie for the national BBQ crown. The skirmish is held at the end of June.
The National Christmas Tree Lighting
Carrying on a hundred-year-old tradition, the President lights the National Christmas Tree at the beginning of December. The event, held just south of the White House, includes musical performances and inspirational speeches.
The Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Get a taste of authentic American music, as well as poetry, theatre, storytelling and comedy, at this eclectic festival in early July. There are great food booths, as well, and the opportunity to take home some folk art.
The National Book Festival
Held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, this one-day affair draws in more than 100,000 bibliophiles, and features book signings, lectures, panel discussions and the opportunity to find a rare book or two.
Your Washington, DC Bucket List
You can’t see everything this great city offers in a single trip, but here are some of the “must-do’s”:
The U.S. Capitol
The iconic home to the United States Congress, located at the eastern end of the National Mall, the Capitol is literally at the center of the District of Columbia. The Visitor Center is open Monday through Saturday, and there’s no charge to enter.
The White House
The official residence of the American President for more than 220 years, this neoclassical mansion, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, is open to the public, but you may only visit as part of an organized tour.
The National Gallery of Art
Situated on the National Mall, the National Gallery of Art and adjacent Sculpture Garden contains works from the Middle Ages to the modern era, including the largest Calder ever created, as well as the nation’s only da Vinci.
The Smithsonian Institution
The largest museum, education and research complex in the world, the Smithsonian has 19 museums, 21 libraries, 9 research centers and a zoo. There is no charge to visit any of the facilities.
The Lincoln Memorial
Stand by the larger-than-life sculpture of our nation’s 16th president, where many of the most important civil rights events of the 20th century took place, including Dr. Martin Luther King’s storied “I Have a Dream” speech
The Washington Monument
The world’s tallest obelisk, reaching more than 550 feet above the ground, the Washington Monument honors the nation’s first commander-in-chief. The cost of admission is nominal, but you must have a ticket to enter the monument.
The National Museum of African-American History
A part of the Smithsonian, this cultural museum has more than 40,000 artifacts chronicling the history of Black Americans in the New World.
The National Mall
Bookended by the Washington Monument and the Capitol Building, the National Mall is bordered by many of the Smithsonian’s museums and home to many historic statues, sculptures and war memorials.
A Charter Bus—The Right Choice for Any Outing to Washington, DC
The many attractive features of a charter bus make it a smart decision for any excursion to the nation’s capital:
Absolutely. You’ll maximize efficiency and productivity with a charter bus. Schedule events more effectively because you’ll all arrive and depart at the same time. You can also hold meetings on the bus.
It’s a great idea. You’ll get to travel with fellow fans, and you won’t have to worry about finding the venue, locating parking, battling traffic or who’s going to be the designated driver.
With a charter bus, you’ll have the two most important things you need when traveling with young people—safety and accountability. You won’t have to worry about young drivers on the roads and you’ll always know where they are.
Yes. With a charter bus, you won’t have to park a mile away and walk back and forth…we’ll drop you off in the middle of the action. You’ll also travel with like-minded folks—you might make some new friends!
See DC’s Diverse Neighborhoods in the Comfort of a Charter Bus
Our nation’s capital has some of the most unique, interesting and fun neighborhoods:
Bordering the Potomac, Georgetown is known worldwide for its legendary shopping, as well as its fine dining opportunities. There’s also the 1,700 acre Rock Creek Park, where you can get a respite from the hustle and bustle of the capital.
The H Street Corridor
A mecca for foodies and music junkies, with many small venues hosting local and alternative bands, the H offers fare from Burma to the Caribbean, as well as some of the city’s best nightlife
Home to many embassies, as well as many iconic DC town houses, Dupont Circle offers art galleries, bistros and bars, as well the Woodrow Wilson House and a number of popular museums
The Penn Quarter
If you want to be in the heart of the action, this is the place to go. The CityCenterDC shopping arcade is here, as well as some of the city’s top theatres, museums, bars and restaurants.
Book Your Charter Bus Rental to Washington, DC Today
Washington, DC—it’s a must-do trip for every American. Visit the historic sites of our nation, enjoy world-class arts and culture, and dine in some of the best restaurants in the world. But Washington, DC is a nonstop hub of activity, a place where you can easily be overwhelmed, if you try to handle everything on your own. Make the trip easy and relaxing—book a charter bus rental from BusRental.com and let us handle all the details.