Washington, DC

Situated along the Potomac River between the states of Maryland and Virginia, Washington, DC, is chock full of iconic national landmarks and memorials, including the White House, Capitol Hill, Washington Monument, and Lincoln Memorial. It is also a place to pay our respects - at the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial - to all those who served the nation proudly. And don't forget the preponderance of museums geared toward practically every taste and age group, two of the most popular being the National Air and Space Museum and Ford's Theatre.

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Lincoln Memorial

The prominent Washington, D.C. monument honoring United States President Abraham Lincoln is situated on the National Mall and includes a 2,029-foot reflecting pool. Lincoln Memorial designed by architect Henry Bacon, sculptor Daniel Chester French and artist Jules Guerin in Beaux-Arts style was dedicated in 1922. It features a large sculpture of the 16th president encased in an ancient Greek style temple with Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" and "Second Inaugural Address" engraved in the memorial. The landmark receives more than six million visitors per year and is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The Lincoln Memorial is pictured on both the back of the U.S. five dollar bill and penny.

  • Lincoln Memorial
  • White House
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • United States Capitol
  • Thomas Jefferson Memorial
  • Madame Tussauds Washington D.C.
  • International Spy Museum
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
  • Capitol Hill

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