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About National Mall, Washington D. C.

The Banks of the Potomac River are graced with this two mile long stretch of land that holds some of the most important historic monuments of the USA. The place is full of amazing pieces of architecture where many years of history have been safeguarded in Washington D.C.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, the National World War II Memorial and the Korean War Veterans Memorial are all situated here. The magnitude of these war memorials is sure to leave you stunned. The Lincoln Memorial, The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial as well as the Jefferson Memorial also dot this place and are a reminder of the glorious personalities from the country’s past. The National Museum of American History and the Smithsonian Institution building are noted among the many that grace this serene spot. The area is full of history and culture and a must visit for anyone planning a trip to Washington D.C.

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National Mall Information

  • The area is vast and you will have to walk a lot so plan your footwear accordingly.
  • Be sure to see all the memorials since they are close together.
  • It is better reserve an entire day for this place.

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Explore the gems of Washington D. C. with the best Washington D. C. tours! Check out the list of top National Mall tickets and tours today!

  • New on TripHobo Duration: 2 hours

    Hear the story of President Lincoln's assassination during this 2-hour shared walking tour in Washington DC. Your guide will share historical photographs and anecdotes to set the scene as you stop at Lafayette Square Park, St. John's Church, and F

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    Beginning in the 1700s, Georgetown was the economic and social center for the area that would later become our nation's capital. Many different groups and characters have cycled through this small town, all of whom left their marks with buildings, ho

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    Enjoy the day at Water Country USA in Williamsburg, a whimsical, one-of-a-kind water park that could only come from SeaWorld! Ease into summer mode and enjoy corkscrew slides, a giant wave pool, a winding river, family friendly rides and more!

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  • 84 ReviewsDuration: 3 hours

    Come aboard Washington's premier dining ship! This 3-hour dinner cruise takes you along the Potomac River for panoramic views of the nation's greatest monuments as you dine on a freshly prepared 3-course dinner.

    FromUSD 143.51 USD 129.19 Per Person View Deal
  • 318 ReviewsDuration: 10 hours 30 minutes

    Witness the site of the largest battle ever fought on US soil on this day trip from Washington DC to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Relax on a picturesque drive through the Maryland and Pennsylvania countryside. Learn all about the Battle of Gettysburg th

    FromUSD 115 USD 103.52 Per Person View Deal
  • 51 ReviewsDuration: Varies

    Why stress about finding a taxi at the busy Reagan Washington National Airport, when you can book a private car in advance? Ensure a smooth ride from Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to downtown Washington DC, Alexandria, or Arlington.

    From USD 16.55 Per Person View Deal
  • 78 ReviewsDuration: Varies

    Why stress about finding a taxi at the busy Dulles International Airport, when you can book a private car in advance? Ensure a smooth ride from Dulles International Airport (IAD) to downtown Washington DC, Alexandria or Arlington.

    From USD 22.07 Per Person View Deal
  • 47 ReviewsDuration: Varies

    Why stress waiting for unreliable taxis or shuttle transfers to Reagan Washington National Airport? Ensure peace of mind with a private transfer from your downtown Washington DC, Alexandria, or Arlington accommodation to Reagan Washington National Ai

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  • 12 ReviewsDuration: Flexible

    See the best of America’s capital with this full-day Washington DC bike rental. Pick up your easy-riding bike and pedal through the city, stopping at iconic landmarks along the way. This is easily one of the most enjoyable ways to see DC's many

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  • 292 ReviewsDuration: 6 hours 30 minutes

    Veer from the standard Washington, DC, tourist path with this insightful 6.5-hour Mount Vernon cruise and tour. Your Mount Vernon boat tour kicks off with a narrated ride up the scenic Potomac River, taking you to George Washington’s plantation

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  • 1 ReviewsDuration: 4 hours 30 minutes

    This tour is a small group tour of downtown Washington, DC. The group size is guaranteed to be no larger than 6. Easy access to departure location.

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  • 1 ReviewsDuration: Flexible

    Day or night private tour for 6-14 passengers.

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  • Tons and tons of history here. It is a very busy and popular place. Be prepared for crazy traffic, difficulty finding a parking space and lots of walking. The buildings and views are great though, and there is a parking app you are able to use so you don't have to keep coming back to your car to feed the meter. The historical monuments and museums are well worth the trip.

  • The National Mall is cool. I live in DC so I've seen it my entire life. However, there's always something new to discover or rediscover. My favorite museum is the National History museum. My family and I just attended the 2017 folk festival on the Mall. We attended Circus Arts which was amazing! Just amazing. Wish they had this every year (They Do!)!

  • Great central location that's actually pretty QUIET. A lot of grassy areas to picnic, and play catch. Paved trails between make it a nice place to run or bike. Throughout the year, numerous events are held in various areas. 4th of July fireworks are great but packed. Come early, with food and activities to avoid stress. Lincoln side has the best view. You can sit away from the wash. monuments stage, loud busy area. Parking is always difficult. The walk from Smithsonian or Farragut stations might be a bit far to parts for little ones or those with troubles walking. But you can bike or taxi very easily in the area

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  • Always a great place to visit. Many people think it is part of the Smithsonian, but it is not! If it is super hot or cold (depending on the season) outside, take advantage of the underground concourse that connects the east and west wing!! There is always something new to see, even if you think you have seen everything! Read up on the story of how it was started!

  • Omg, so much to do. Gorgeously maintained with a ton of museums all within easy walking distance from the metro. We stopped here for a day trip. Unfortunately, a lot of the museums we wanted to see were closed, but we still had a great literally day. We were surprised by the little touches. Beautiful landscaping and little hidden spots to sit in the shade on a bench and look at the fountains. Really can't wait to go back!

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