Washington Monument, Washington, DC

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Madison Dr NW & 15th St NW

Washington, DC, DC 20024

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http://www.nps.gov/wamo

  • 4 mentions in How to make the most of three days in DC

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...days. Here are my suggestions: Day 1 The Monument Walk + White House (1/2 day - A lot of walking): The Washington Monument is now open for tours after nearly 3 years of closure for repairs, so book your free tickets ahead..." See More

    • Rachel C.

      Rachel C. said, "...if you are limited in time, I would say The National Mall should definitely be a stop. They just reopened The Washington Monument, and if you want to go up in it you need to go early to get a ticket...." See More

    • Kaley R.

      Kaley R. said, "...the changing of the guards. The Smithsonian National Air And Space Museum is huge and definitely worth seeing. Of course, the Washington Monument, @World War II Memorial and @Lincoln Memorial are must sees (they are right across from each other so..." See More

    • Heather T.

      Heather T. said, "...the most of your three days. I'd spend one day--if you haven't been before--strolling around and seeing the main monuments ( Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, FDR Memorial, Washington, Arlington National Cemetery). If it's..." See More

  • 3 mentions in How many days do I need to visit Washington DC?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...tours in this answer not long ago. Basically, you need a half day to do the Monument/White House walk from the Washington Monument to the The White House, then back to the National World War II Memorial and Lincoln Memorial which is..." See More

    • Lauren M.

      Lauren M. said, "...I'd say 3 days at a minimum. The monuments and memorials are awesome to see, especially the Washington Monument (my favorite). Also, the city has awesome museums, including the International Spy Museum, Smithsonian, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Make sure..." See More

    • Lincoln M.

      Lincoln M. said, "...days in the district. The monuments are pretty much all in the same area and easy to navigate. The Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument (I suggest getting tickets to visit the top early, along with the many other memorials and monuments in the..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Best monuments in DC to take kids?

    • Haisu M.

      Haisu M. said, "... Washington Monument..." See More

    • Jay R.

      Jay R. said, "...tow. The monuments will be more meaningful if your children know some basic facts about each in advance. I'd make the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial and Thomas Jefferson Memorial must-sees. I think the Jefferson is the most handsome of the Presidential..." See More

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...Lincoln memorial and Washington monument should not be missed. You will need tickets to go up the Washington monument. Lincoln Memorial Washington Monument Thomas Jefferson Memorial MLK Memorial Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Here are some other ideas: http://www.ruebarue.com/washington-dc/guide?num-days=3&pace=2&starting-date=2015-08-12&filter=family,must%20see Have a great trip...." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to see in Georgetown?

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...interest you. That will take you up to 14th street. As soon as you cross 14th you will be at the Washington Monument, where you can go to the top for a city view before turning around and walking the other..." See More

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...you can see all the main monuments in about three hours. I'll list them in order of a walking tour loop. Washington Monument, National World War II Memorial, Constitution Gardens, Vietnam War Veteran's Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, MLK..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Getting from Union Station to National Mall?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...Take the Metro to the Smithsonian Exit which ends near the Smithsonian Castle Visitor History and which is closer to the Washington Monument. The metro option will get you closer to the other memorials like the National World War II Memorial..." See More

    • Liz B.

      Liz B. said, "...are two exits at the Smithsonian stop-- one that is directly on the National Mall (which features the Lincoln National Memorial, Washington Monument, Museum of Natural History, and the National Museum of American History). Additionally, this route can take you towards..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best of the Smithsonian?

    • Carly W.

      Carly W. said, "...trees, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is a nice walk and interesting quotes along the walls. The National World War II Memorial, Washington Monument and Vietnam War Veteran's Memorial are a must. MLK Memorial is newer to the mall and has a great..." See More

  • 1 mention in Good museums and other free places in DC?

    • Diane B.

      Diane B. said, "...Food: matchbox 14th st, Johnny's Half Shell, Clyde's of Gallery Place Stuff to do: Smithsonian, National Zoological Park, International Spy Museum, Washington Monument and other monuments, National Gallery of Art, Freer Gallery of Art, Adams Morgan, Georgetown (Washington DC)..." See More

  • 1 mention in Kid-friendly things to do in Washington DC that aren't museums

    • Laura C.

      Laura C. said, "...National Zoological Park is great for both kids and adults. Lincoln Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument can't be missed...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best attractions & cheap food in DC?

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...Lincoln Memorial Washington Monument The White House United States Capitol One of these memorials: Vietnam War Veteran's Memorial Korean War Veterans Memorial If you have young ones in your group or you are young at heart Museum of Natural History National Air..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do with teens on spring break?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...Creek Park is a great place to bike/walk etc... If the kids haven't been before, do the monument walk from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln National Memorial , then see the Korean War Veterans Memorial and Vietnam War Veteran's Memorial ,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Good things to do & hidden gems in NYC, DC, Boston & Philadelphia?

    • Jenn O.

      Jenn O. said, "...Cemetery, there is a huge hill with a gorgeous view of the city including the United States Capitol building and the Washington Monument. Its a great place for a picnic. There is some limited parking or its a short walk from..." See More

  • 1 mention in What must I see in D.C. that is off the beaten path?

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...from the United States Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial is about 4 miles roundtrip. If that's too much start at the Washington Monument and head to the Lincoln Memorial. If you have never seen the Korean War Memorial, which is next to..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best hotel near museums

    • David F.

      David F. said, "...(across the Potomac in Virginia) Most of the Smithsonian Museums on the Mall are between 12th and 4th Streets between the Washington Monument and the Capitol, so check out the maps on the Smithsonian site to get a sense of where things..." See More

  • 1 mention in Fun free things to do in D.C.?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...beautiful parks and buildings. FREE MONUMENTS, MEMORIALS, AND PARKS: Numbers 1-11 can be walked in succession for a half day tour. Washington Monument- Book ahead online to get a timed ticket to go to the very top. Great views and free...." See More

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