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