Let the journey begin
Share, save, and explore tours. Experience how others are enjoying the city on foot.
THE MAJOR MONUMENTS OF WASHINGTON DC
WASHINGTON, D.C.1055 Views
SAYULITA, NAYARIT, MEXICO
This walk will take you around all of the major monuments near the National Mall without any backtracking. This walk is even prettier if you do it in the evening!
- 2.4 MILES
- 7 STOPS
- 3 FAVORITES
- Arts & Entertainment
- Dog Friendly
- Kid Friendly
- Vigorous/ Excercise
SEE Notice how the tone of the marble changes halfway up the obelisk? During the Civil War construction ceased on the monument....
WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL
SEE Notice the Freedom Wall in front of the Reflecting Pool. Each star represents 100 Americans who died during the war.
VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL
SEE One of the most solemn and moving monuments, the black marble walls lists the 58,195 servicemen killed or missing in action...
SEE The Lincoln Memorial is usually the most crowded. Make sure you stand in the spot where Martin Luther King gave his "I Have a...
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL
SEE The newest memorial was completed in 2011.
FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT MEMORIAL
SEE The four outdoor "rooms" trace FDR's four terms of office through the Depression and World War II. This is the only memorial...
THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL
SEE This pantheon-like structure, completed in 1947, is one of the most beautiful in the city. During the spring, it is...
FIND A HOTEL IN WASHINGTON
RENT A CAR IN WASHINGTON
LOW FARES TO WASHINGTON