Visiting Washington, D.C.’s military museums, monuments, and statues can be a rewarding experience – but with so many options and opportunities, it can also be overwhelming. Check out the list below for tips on how you can make the most of your next trip to Washington, D.C.!
TravelAwaits ~ ” When To Visit
Spring and fall are ideal times to visit. The weather is mild and crowds thinner than during the summer. Cherry blossom time adds to the city’s beauty. They usually bloom sometime between March 15th and April 18th. The National Park Service keeps tabs on the predicted peak blooming days on the bloom watch page on their website.
Take A Tour
Bus and trolley tours run the gamut from full-day tours that guide you through the Capitol, the National Archives Museum, and the World War II Memorial with USA Guided Tours, to the Old Town Trolley’s 90-minute tour with one stop at the Lincoln Memorial. With a Big Bus Tour, you hop off to explore on your own and hop on to travel from place to place. Narration is ongoing. Buses face the same traffic snarls as you would in a car, so be prepared for schedule changes.
Bicycle and Segway tours with Bike and Roll are a great option and immune to traffic jams. They have hybrid and electric-assist bikes in their fleet. Guided tours highlight attractions around the National Mall by way of the sidewalks and paths within the green space, so there’s no dodging cars. Segway driving instructions and practice are part of the program, as are helmets. Just in case.
Monuments And Memorials After Dark
Bus, bicycle, and walking tours take in Washington, D.C.’s, monuments and memorials after dark. Attractions are open 24 hours a day and make for some striking photos at dawn, dusk, and when they’re lit at night.” ~ TravelAwaits
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**Please note: Due to the impact of COVID-19 on travel, we encourage people to always plan trips in accordance with the guidance provided by government and health officials.