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Air Force Memorial

1 Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington, VA 22204
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Arlington National Cemetery and War Memorials Tour
Ranked #10 of 28 Attractions in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

You can see this Memorial from many areas in the DC area. I had passed nearby and wondered what it was. A couple years ago I decided to investigate to find out what these three structures were. It is a small area, but being a wife of an Air Force officer I enjoyed the visit.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I loved the airforce memorial. Washington dc amaze me with all the memorials and museums, I love this city

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Air Force Memorial is rather new compare to many others. It is not convenient to get there unless you go by car or take a day tour which should be included in many package tour. If you plan to do a self tour of monuments in Washington D.C. area by car, I recommend to add this monument along with... More 

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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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108 reviews 108 reviews
72 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The memorial was very pretty to visit at night with the base lit up by huge flood lights. Seeing people standing near it put in perspective just how big it is. I loved the idea of the 3 spires that resemble jet trails. It's worth a stop if you're in the area. I'm guessing most folks stay just long enough... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Awesome memorial to visit that is near the Marine Corps memorial and can make for a pleasant afternoon.

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74 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is more something you drive by, but we parked here to walk to the Pentagon Memorial .. about 3/4 of a mile, I think. The memorial is neat, and it's interesting to look up at it from the base.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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61 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Like the Marine Corps memorial, this memorial to Air Force veterans is not easily accessible. It rests in a small area to the south of Arlington Cemetery, with a view of the Pentagon. But it is worth seeking out. The large twisting stainless steel spires -- representing three jets soaring skyward -- are really kind of awe-inspiring. Pictures don't do... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The U.S. Air Force Memorial was my first stop after I flew into town on my last visit to D.C. It's an amazing sight, but at night, it's absolutely breathtaking. The memorial itself, as well as the Washington Monument and other memorials off in the distance, is beautiful. It's not the easiest place to find, and parking can be a... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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64 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

The memorial is easy to get to. I had to use my imagination to fully understand. It is elegant and modern. Do yourself a favor and familiarize yourself with memorials do that you can fully enjoy what you see.

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Atlanta, GA
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17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

When visiting the Pentagon memorial, this is worth the additional 1/2 mile drive. Overlooking DC with view of Washington monument through the spires

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