The Washington Monument is the most prominent structure in Washington, D.C. The 555-foot, 5-1/8" marble obelisk honors the nation's founding father George Washington, who led the Continental Army to victory, and then became the nation's first president under the Constitution.
This is DC’s iconic pointy-tipped monument that stands at the edge of the grassy National Mall.
a bunch of other monuments in surrounding areas (MLK memorial, WWII memorial, Lincoln Memorial, etc)
Ride 27.5 miles on the trail and connecting trails or drive to Washington DC to see the sites, restaurants, monuments and museums.
There is not just the Monument, but there is so much packed around the monument. In particular the African American Museum - which gets rave reviews. The Air and Space Museum, the Smithsonian and Art galleries gallore. Even the white house is five minutes away.
25 mins from the Nation's Capitol and the sights and sounds of Washington D.C. Georgetown, National Harbor, museums, and the site of much much more. Metro is 15 mins from unit at New Carrollton Station.