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Morning Monuments Tour of Washington DC
"After pickup at your hotel or local accommodations meet the guide and the rest of the tour group at the National Archives Building to begin this comprehensive 3-hour tour around and through the nation’s capital Washington DC. Travel aboard an air-conditioned motor coach with an expert local guide who knows the city of Washington DC inside and out.On this 3-hour morning tour visit the most popular monuments memorials and museums in DC. Drive by 30 of DC’s top sites with stops at 12 of them
From $60.00
 
Guided DC City Bus Tour Plus Potomac River Cruise
"Meet your guide at the National Archives Building on Pennsylvania Avenue and travel around Washington DC by bus to visit the Capitol White House and all the major memorials (full list of stops available in the Itinerary section). At each stop your expert guide will hop off with you to personally escort you through the sights providing insightful background and answering questions alon stop for lunch (at your expense) and a shopping break at the Pentagon City Mall. Itinerary During your tour your guide will walk you through the following sights:The US Capitol Building (exterior) Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Dr Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Korean Memorial Lincoln Memorial Vietnam Memoria"""Explore the best of Washington DC with a guided bus and walking tour of the city's top sights plus a (seasonal) river cruise out of Georgetown. This 6 hour tour includes photo stops at the White House and Capitol guided tours of many of the monuments including the Lincoln Memorial
From $69.00
 
Arlington Cemetery and National Mall Monuments Bus Tour
"Do you want to see the top highlights of the city? Join us on this 5 hour tour that includes Arlington National Cemetery top sights on the National Mall and drops off at the Natural History Museum with plenty of time to take in the Museums or Archives afterwards. Enjoy the best of both worlds!  Your friendly tour guide will lead you through Washington and Arlington with expert commentary and covering over 200 years of history. Take a 2 hour stroll through Arlington National Cemetery with an expert guide and visit John F. Kennedy's grave site and see the eternal flame which was lit by Jackie Kennedy over 50 years ago. Then continue alo a long running ceremony considered by many to be one of the can't miss things in Washington DC. You will also enjoy a guided tour of many of the top sights in our nation's capitol including the White House and Lincoln Memorial.  An air-conditioned coach bus to take you from one sight to the next. Survey the entire National Mall from the bus learn about Washington and its history
From $75.00

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Four Term President

This memorial (which we visited late in the day) has sequence of four outdoor rooms, one for each of FDR's terms of office. . Each of the four "rooms" representing Roosevelt's respective terms in...
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DEBBBEDB
Aug 04, 2013

FDR Memorial

Another of the newer Memorials - this is located just north of the Jefferson Memorial, south of the National mall. To be honest, there's a lot of symbolism in this memorial that I simply didn't catch...
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PinkFloydActuary
Jul 20, 2013

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

The FDR Memorial was one of the last outdoors memorials we visited in Washington. Because it has been unusually hot in Washington this summer, we limited our outdoor tours, making sure we were out...
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Africancrab
Jul 27, 2012

Longest Serving US President

This has been one of our favorite memorials in Washington. My family and I, loved the quotes by FDR, the waterfalls and simplicity of the memorial in general. There are a total of 6 waterfalls and two...
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Africancrab
Jul 23, 2012

Monuments-FDR

Located on the Western edge of the Tidal Basin near the National Mall, you'll find this memorial to our nation's 32nd President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, also known to Americans as FDR. There are...
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Dabs
Apr 26, 2010

Memorial to Real Person

So we gave up trying to find parking close to the Jefferson memorial and parked farther away. It turned out to be a good thing because we ended up walking through something I didn't even know existed...
thefryingfish
Nov 03, 2009

Mrs. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Room 4

What I find remarkable about this is how poised and elegant this sculpture is because it represents who Eleanor Roosevelt was. Room four represents his last term and his death on April 12, 1945. After...
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Yaqui
Sep 13, 2009

Tucked away in greenery- FDR Memorial

The FDR Memorial is a very unassuming entity, located along the famous Cherry Tree Walk on the Western edge of the Tidal Basin near the National Mall, this is a memorial not only to FDR, but also to...
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abi_maha
Sep 10, 2009

FDR Inauguration Seal 1933

I tend probably to notice some of the unsual things that most people, but I noticed this. This seal was significant for them to include it among the memorial. This is the inaugural seal present during...
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Yaqui
Jun 06, 2009

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Room 3 Part 3

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was our 32nd President of the United States of America that served three terms from 1933 - 1945. He believed and wanted us Americans to have, cherish, and live the four...
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Yaqui
Jun 06, 2009

'Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Room 3 Part 2

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was our 32nd President of the United States of America that served three terms from 1933 - 1945. He believed and wanted us Americans to have, cherish, and live the four...
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Yaqui
Jun 06, 2009

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Room 3

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was our 32nd President of the United States of America that served three terms from 1933 - 1945. He believed and wanted us Americans to have, cherish, and live the four...
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Yaqui
Jun 06, 2009
 
 
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Things to Do Near FDR - Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

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Korean War Veterans Memorial

This is a really well done memorial .. very touching and impressive. My pics didn't do it justice. I would like to go back someday and have the opportunity to do a much better job with my new much...
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World War II Memorial

This was my first time seeing this memorial, and it is fantastic! Very big, very beautiful, and very well done. It is a great tribute to the men and women who gave their lives fighting in WWII. This...
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

This is both impressive and depressing. The sounds get less and less the closer you get to the center of the monument, until you realize that these are people who nolonger exist because of the Viet...
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National Mall

On a map, the mall looks like a nice condensed spot where all the monuments are. Then you are actually there and you realize the other end is 2 1/2 freakin miles away! No wonder my feet hurt. Also no...
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Holocaust Museum

Book your free tickets in advance to the Holocaust Museum online. If you have children - Daniel's story is not in the main museum and a great walk-through of what the experience was like for many...
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Jefferson Memorial - Tidal Basin

On a warm September morning,I walked all around the Tidal Basin(about 2 miles) and I appreciated the special monuments along the way.i enjoyed the reflection of the Washington Monument in the Tidal...
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