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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointed that the tree had been damaged by a vandal and the star was no longer working, but overall enjoyed seeing it. The State & Territory trees were decorated with ornaments made at schools. It was worth seeing as we were in the area during...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MicheinMA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was excited to take my wife and daughter to DC for a few days and the first thing we wanted to see was the National Christmas Tree. The main tree only has the net of lights covering it to simulate the tree being decorated and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MHaynessr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest it’s ok, national Christmas tree is really the only real thing to see. The Pennsylvania Ave entrance was barricaded so you had to walk around.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EFW2014
Reviewed December 3, 2018

You would expect the "national Christmas tree" for one of the richest nations in the world to be a substantial tree. This was far from it. The tree was quite modest in size, and from what it appeared at night, it was not even a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DincerP
Reviewed November 28, 2018

I toured here back in September 2016 and the experience was Phenomenal! Its indeed a great place to relax your mind and open skies! Loved it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GeeDeeMK
Reviewed October 5, 2018

My husband and I walked quite a ways to see the National Christmas Tree and the state Christmas trees. On our way across The Ellipse we encountered a full-on police bust, 4 officers with a resisting guy who was on the ground. Right in the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I walked through the Ellipse several times since it was near our hotel. It was a bit loud the day they had an event there, but we went early another morning and it was a very peaceful walk. There are some monuments...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TrailTrekker15
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

We strolled around the Ellipse on a dull, but dry afternoon joining many visitors to the City cheerfully taking the same exercise and there was quite a party atmosphere. The iconic view of The White House was much in demand as a backdrop to selfies....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bsandrs
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

A very wide and big green space facing the north side of White House. It seems it is used yearly to build the Christmas tree

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
Reviewed January 1, 2018

We go see the display on the Ellipse almost every year and this year it just was not the same. The National tree was pretty, but the state trees seemed to have less thought and the state of Virginia's sign was missing. There was no...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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