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National Mall

Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565
+1 202-426-6841
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Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565
National Mall
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The National Mall stretches from the Lincoln Memorial to Capital Hill. It is approx. 2 miles long. Lots to see and do, but do not try and do it all in 1 day. Take advantage of the Circulator bus, for only $1, you will spare...More

Thank JAWEMYSS3175
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Reviewed yesterday

Any time we are in the Washington, DC area, we get to at least some portion of the National Mall. It is majestic, powerful and beautiful. Be sure to visit even if just for a brief walk!

Thank Mbm4bama
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lot bigger than I thought. Traffic was heavy and glad we used cabs to get from place to place. Even with high security we were able to get some nice pictures.

Thank Linda G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Crammed when its July 4th or Inauguration, otherwise a great way to take a walk, have a picnic or just people watch. Right in the heart of all of the museums.

Thank EliteTravellers
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It may not seem like much more than grass and walkways and water but its really the layout that brings it all together. Its in much better shape than our visit 5 years ago.

Thank TnBB
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Start before twilight from the Washington Memorial and work yourself through the WW memorials, Korean and Vietnamese memorials and finally end at the Lincoln after sunset. Too much history if you choose the right guide.

Thank Arjun311286
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The National Mall is a great place to walk around when the weather is nice. It stretches from the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial and is ringed with numerous memorials, museums, and attractions. It can crowded when the weather is nice. Often in the evenings...More

Thank Brian W
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You need to do a hop on hop off tour during the day and at night. So many photo opportunities. Be prepared to walk. The walking distance between the Lincoln Memorial and the Capital is 2.5 miles.

Thank amyh1313
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The National Mall is a huge outdoor park that is surrounded by plenty of museums and memorials to visit. Very comfortable place to pause, grab a sandwich or drink from the food trucks that frequent it (good news and bad news in terms of providing...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The National Mall is a great place to relax after a busy working day. A great park with a lot to see and explore.

Thank Nerses T
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Heather H
April 15, 2018|
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Response from Pangaea7 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, but by the number of strollers I would bet so. Google national mall stroller rentals
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Moab4fun
March 6, 2018|
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Response from Jeffery H | Reviewed this property |
MOab4Fun, I will expand on the previous comments to your question and state that not only are there lots of pedestrians, noticing your usermname it appears you are used to sweet singletrack, you will not find this here.
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Chrissy H
January 24, 2018|
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Response from Marc I | Reviewed this property |
Not sure which train you are referring to. If you are talking about the transit system train services (Metro Rail or WMATA), the Mall is accessible from many stops the entire length. If you are referring to Union Station... More
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