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.
“Built in 1915, this is a beautiful, columned memorial dedicated to Abraham Lincoln. It’s situated at the end of a large reflecting pool that overlooks the WWII Memorial and the Washington Monument.”
“The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. and has been the residence of every U.S. President since John Adams in 1800. ”
“6th St. & Independence Ave. SW Washington, DC 20013 National Mall The National Air and Space Museum boasts the world’s largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft, including Charles Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis, the Wright brothers’ original 1903 flyer, astronaut space suits and a lunar rock sample. In fact, the collection has grown so large that there's a dedicated annex, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, in Chantilly, Va. ”
“ Visitors to Washington DC can see the building which houses the activities of the United States Congress. The Capitol Building offers free tours and special exhibits throughout the year.”