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“A Lovely Walk”
Review of Tidal Basin

Tidal Basin
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$45.00*
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Washington DC Sites at Night Bike Tour
Ranked #31 of 443 things to do in Washington DC
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Owner description: Springtime in Washington means the explosion of white-pink clouds of cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin.
Gladstone, Missouri
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A Lovely Walk”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

Wonderful views of Washington. Easy access (with the exception of the occasional low tree branch) to the MLK, FDR and Jefferson memorials. However, I would not want to touch the water.....

Visited June 2013
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sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Peaceful and relaxing”
Reviewed June 23, 2013

I went to the tidal basin so that I could get some nice pictures of the Jefferson Memorial. I took a nice little picnic with me after a long day walking the Mall, to wait for the sun to set. It's really nice at both night and day.

Visited May 2013
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MidWest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great way to spend an hour”
Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

$20 for a 4 person boat. Unfortunately the boats with canopies are gone this year- so make sure you were sunblock.

Pedaling was hard so it was better to just sit and relax. Next time I'd bring some wine and cheese.

The sights are pretty but not breathtaking, cherry blossum season might have been a better time to go, but all in all, it was a fun way to spend time with friends.

Make sure you take everything out of your pocket that is on the water side of the boat or it will slip out! Also, restrooms are like an 12 minute walk in the Holocaust museum do go beforehand, no restrooms on site (parking is on site though).

Visited June 2013
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North Plainfield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice Views”
Reviewed June 19, 2013

We have just had a few days of rain so the sidewalks were un-passable because of flooding and a lot of garbage and debris. Hopefully this is not normal.

Visited June 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nice walk”
Reviewed June 18, 2013

Nice peaceful walk to the Jefferson memorial. Would like to visit during the cherry blossom season to see how beautiful it is.

Visited June 2013
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