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Washington DC Private City Tour
"It's a very fast-paced city tour around Washington DC for 4 hours with your own private driver guide who will give you all the basic information about the monuments and areas you will see on this tour. Get even more personalized by selecting a multi-ling Supreme Court Library of Congress Ullyses Grant MemorialUnion Station Pennsylvania Avenue The White House
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Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC
"This tour is an educational tour. You will visit the White House Jefferson Memorial Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lincoln Memorial and Iwo Jima Memorial. The same stop also includes visiting the Korean War Memorial
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Half-day Washington DC Sightseeing Tour by Coach
"Tour is on bus with audio/video narrations accompanied by professional tour guide. Television screens on bus play narrations of history of all ride by sites as well as displays photography of the sites. Tour has three off the bus stops first at the MLK Memorial for fifteen minutes second at the Lincoln Memorial for twenty-five minutes and finally at the White House Promenade for twenty minutes. Itinerary is as follows:Ride by sites:United States Botanical GardensNational Museum of the American IndianUS Capi"""See the nation's capital in three hours. Three hour step on bus tour of Washington D.C. accompanied by professional tour guide with three off the bus stops. Step off and explore the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial The Lincoln Memorial and The White House. Ride by sites include The Jefferson Memorial Washington Monument
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Jefferson Memorial - Tidal Basin Tips (89)

A Pleasant Early Morning Walk

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...
grandpaisaac
Sep 22, 2016

Jefferson Memorial

Another famous Memorial .. so much history here. Once we got here a lot here was free. We used hotel rewards points so it was a cheap 3 day weekend away. We'd just suffered a loss of a pet so wanted...
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chattygirl7491
Feb 05, 2016

The Lincoln & Jefferson Memorials

The Lincoln Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial, are two of my favorite monuments. Like many buildings in D.C., they are Greek in design, featuring columns, wide stairways and, of course, imposing...
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HSC123
Jul 04, 2014

Jefferson Memorial

For some reason the Jefferson Memorial doesn't resonate with Americans as much as other monuments in Washington D.C. There's even an episode in the Simpsons where Lisa visits the Lincoln memorial for...
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antistar
Feb 18, 2014

Jefferson Memorial.

The Jefferson Memorial commemorates one of the greatest of our Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson was the author of the Declaration of Independence, one of the great documents in world...
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razorbacker
Sep 22, 2013

Paddleboats

We rented a paddle boat and paddled around in front of the Jefferson Memorial. ADMISSION / COST $12.00 per hour - 2 passenger boat$19.00 per hour - 4 passenger boat RULES & REGULATIONS - At least...
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DEBBBEDB
Aug 04, 2013

Jefferson Memorial

Reading about how awesome some of the sites are at night, my first stop was the Jefferson memorial. The major pro about going to the sites at night is that there are not nearly as many people! If...
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PinkFloydActuary
Jul 20, 2013

Third President of the US Memorial

Among the many memorials in Washington, this is one of the more prominent ones. Dedicated to the third president of the United States, it is one of the more photographed memorials in Washington....
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Africancrab
Jul 24, 2012

Jefferson Memorial - FREE

Modeled after the Pantheon in Rome and dedicated to America's third president, this is a very famous place to visit while in DC. Located in the Tidal Basin just aside from the National Mall, and...
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TravellerMel
May 16, 2012

Jefferson Memorial

The memorial for Thomas Jefferson (the United States' third president and author of the Declaration of Independence) is a bit of a hike from the rest of the memorial located up and down the Mall. But...
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rmjiv
May 02, 2012

JEFFERSON MEMORIAL

Best take a photo from the other side of the water before visiting this wonderful site on the shores of the Potamac Basin and surrounded by Japanese cherry trees. Try visit in spring when the trees...
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davidjo
Apr 05, 2012

Jefferson Memorial

The site for the Jefferson Memorial in relation to the Washington and Lincoln Memorials was of extraordinary importance. The Capitol, the White House and the Mall were already located in accordance...
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lmkluque
Jan 27, 2012
 
 
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Things to Do Near Jefferson Memorial - Tidal Basin

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Bureau of Engraving & Printing

Free, same-day tickets are distributed at 8 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis at the ticket booth on Raoul Wallenberg Place (formerly 15th Street). The booth will remain open until all tickets...
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FDR - Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

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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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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Washington Monument

Easily, this is the monument that you'll see when you get onto the Mall in DC. If you have the patience, this will offer you the best view around. Otherwise, it is a landmark, that works for a focus...
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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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Martin Luther King Memorial

The MLK Memorial was dedicated in 2011, it exemplifies the fundamental values of Dr. King during his quest for equal rights for all citizens. The centerpiece for the memorial is based on a line from...
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Getting to Jefferson Memorial - Tidal Basin

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South bank of the Tidal Basin

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