Photo Tour of the Washington DC Memorials


There are many awe-inspiring memorials to visit if you are planning a trip to Washington DC.  This photo tour can be your guide to planning which memorials to see on your visit.  Several are located along the National Mall and Memorial Parks route and easily walkable, while some are just over the Potomac River in Arlington, Virginia, just a short distance away.  The parks are open 24 hours a day, and it's best to visit during the early mornings or evenings to enjoy the tranquillity of the setting without the crowds

Photo Gallery Tour of the Washington DC Memorials

Plan Your Visit Now To See These Impressive Sites

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So put on your walking shoes and stroll along the National Mall starting at the Lincoln Memorial and ending at the Washington Monument and along the way visit the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the World War II Memorial.  Then walk or bicycle over to the Tidal Basin to visit the Jefferson Memorial, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. 

These scenic routes to see the many grand and iconic monuments and memorials around Washington DC will surely not disappoint.  It is easy to understand why visitors come by the throngs from all over the world all year to visit these majestic tributes to the U.S. Presidents and veterans of wars.

Best Time To Visit DC

One of the best times to visit Washington DC to see these memorials is in Spring when the Cherry Blossoms are in bloom.  Take a look at our video and photo tour of the DC Cherry Blossoms with some tips and hints on how to get around.

We also highly recommend taking a look at this awesome travel video of Washington DC.  We think it is one of the best in our collection of curated travel videos.  It is beautifully produced and edited and includes 19 reasons why you should visit Washington DC.  Best of all, it takes you on an amazing and inspiring timelapse tour of some of these memorials by night and by day.

Trip Planning

To help you plan your trip to Washington DC, the official travel website for DC provides information on where to stay, where to eat and much more.




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