Thursday, December 5, 2013

A guide To The National Mall And Memorial Parks

The National Mall and Memorial Parks in Washington, DC is home to Iconic Memorials and Monuments. The National Mall and Memorial Parks have something for everyone: enjoy the sites, exercise outdoors and expand your knowledge of Washington, DC.
Reflecting Pool on the National Mall with the Washington Monument reflected, Washington, D.C., by Carol M. Highsmith
The Reflecting Pool At The National Mall
Lincoln Memorial Close-Up
The Lincoln Memorial

WWII Memorial Pacific fountain
World World II Memorial
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
Martin Luther King Memorial

The National Mall and Memorial Parks consists of the following:

    World War II Memorial
    West Potomac Park
    Washington Monument
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Thomas Jefferson Memorial
    Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site and Park
    Old Post Office Tower
    National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
    Lincoln Memorial
    African American Civil War Memorial
    Constitution Gardens
    District of Columbia War Memorial
    East Potomac Park
    Ford's Theatre National Historic Site and the House Where Lincoln Died
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
    Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II
    Korean War Veterans Memorial
    and 150 reservations, circles, fountains, and park spaces in downtown Washington, D.C.

Getting Here
The following airports serve Washington, DC: BWI Thurgood Marshall, Reagan National and Dulles.
One can also get to  Washington, D.C. by Amtrak, Greyhound etc. Check here for flights to Washington, DC. Here are some hotels near The National Mall. These are other DC Hotels you might want to check out.

The National Mall and Memorial Parks are open 24 hours a day.

It is free to visit any part of the National Mall and Memorial Parks. Free tickets are required to visit the Washington Monument.

Enjoy your visit to Washington, DC and The National Mall and Memorial Parks.