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“First time visitors - the view down the Mall brings it all to life”
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National Mall
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Monuments of DC Segway Tour
Ranked #23 of 478 things to do in Washington DC
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.
Reviewed March 15, 2013

We've all seen the Mall and surrounding Memorials on TV, but the first time you step out onto the Mall for real, it is quite an experience. Now that most of the renovations are done you can stand in the middle of the Mall and look down to the Washington Memorial or to the Capitol. My first trip there was too much construction going on to get full clear views. My second trip was better, but still obstructed. This March there were great views! You can spend a full week on the Mall going into every Smithsonian Museum and the Capitol, not to mention heading out from the Mall from the Washington Memorial out to all the other Memorials. It is an impressive national capitol.

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Reviewed March 14, 2013

So many things to do for free. I recommend taking the metro from your hotel and avoid having to deal with parking.

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Reviewed March 14, 2013

We held our 15th annual family reunion in DC and took advantage of the beauty of the area. This was a schedule tour as part of our reunion activity. Gets pretty crowded around this time of the year. The weather was beautiful and the adventure was equally nice! Take public transportation -- it's cheaper & less stressful!

Thank ClassyJetsetter
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

Can't really beat DC, it's what you would expect and doesn't fail to impress. No surprises but an experience everyone should have.

Thank Lee O
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Reviewed February 7, 2013

there is no shortage of things to do at the mall. get a map and wear comfortable shoes and see all the monuments, go to some museums, hitch a ride on one of the local tour buses. enjoy!

Thank airowe
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