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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 June 27, 2017

The National Mall is like the hub or center of attractions in D.C. If you walk the perimeter of the Mall or bike it, you can see just about everything from the sides. Just be prepared of course to walk A LOT! If you have...More

Thank Takemetoalaska
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Well you can't come to Washington and not take a stroll down the National Mall but be warned, it's longer than it looks (about 2 miles from end to end) although you can always pop into one of the museums and art galleries along the...More

Thank Passepartout_888
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

If the pond/fountain is drained come back another day. The smell is putrid!!!!! PUTRID!!!!!!!! It appeared they were cleaning it. Gag fest!

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed June 26, 2017

This place has it all. You feel like you're in the center of the world when you're here. You'd be foolish to miss this.

Thank Elliott P
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Extra effort has been made to make this better since my visit in the 90's. However be aware that the pictures on the map make it look much smaller than it is. It is a ton of walking. Use sunscreen and comfortable clothing

Thank Blessed2BeHis
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

There is so much history here but you don't have to be a history buff to enjoy it. Just take your time and prepare to do some walking. I'd recommend that you make a plan and that you start at one end and work your...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Great open area to check out the sites while walking 2 miles around the mall area shaded areas with benchea along the$museum's.

Thank Terri F
Reviewed June 26, 2017

If you are a people watcher this is a great place to go. Lots of food trucks with variety of choices

Thank Becky G
Reviewed June 26, 2017

We ended up walking the mall in two journeys: The first from the far side of the capital building (the Supreme Court building) to the end of the Smithsonian and then later, all the way down to the Lincoln Memorial --- it is a 2.6...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

A DC visit is incomplete without stop at the Mall. Relax, people watch, take it in the views of the Capital, Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial.

Thank John G
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clemmy33
July 29, 2017|
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Response from Patrick M | Reviewed this property |
There is free parking all along the Mall it can be quite hectic to try to find a spot. There are plenty parking garages on the streets of DC that intersect the mall. Now depending on where you are staying, there are... More
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David N
July 13, 2017|
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Response from Marrei24 | Reviewed this property |
If you are planning a trip to the capital building, they have a great cafeteria there with great selections, tons of seating, prices reasonable for the location. This was a tip I got on TA and it was a huge help. We ate a... More
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LeighAnne04
April 22, 2017|
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Response from Tachermoyen | Reviewed this property |
Hello one day will be tough but honestly with a good weather the walking is great. I would recommend walking from Lincoln memorial all the way to capitol. There are plenty of museums but appreciating the whole architecture... More
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