The Potomac River’s Delta is known as the tidal basin. It was made in the late nineteenth century and is very well known as a tourist attraction. This man made delta is a lovely and picturesque place.
The beauty of the area is unparalleled. The lovely pink flowers of the cherry blossom, the green grass and the calming water are sure to refresh any weary traveller after a long day of sightseeing. The Jefferson Memorial is also close by. Be sure to take your loved ones to this idyllic beauty of the paradoxical man made nature.
The tidal basin is also the perfect picnic spot for families. Whether you want to just take a walk or want to spend hours here, a visit to the gorgeous place is undoubtedly a must in D.C.
Tidal Basin Travel Tips
- From the station, walk west on Independence Avenue to Fifteenth Street. Turn left and head south along Fifteenth Street. The Smithsonian station is in the vicinity of 0.40 mile from the Tidal Basin.
How to Reach Tidal Basin
- Ohio Drive NW
- Pruitt's Seafood
- Mitsitam Cafe
- Phillips Seafood
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21.35% of people who visit Washington D. C. include Tidal Basin in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
28% of people start their Tidal Basin visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Tidal Basin
76.09% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tidal Basin