The National Mall (National Mall)

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National Mall (btwn Constitution Ave & Independence Ave)
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 426-6841

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  • Saturday, January 19th is a National Day of Service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Join President Obama and find a service opportunity near you.
  • 4th of July , The Independent Day of #USA @ The National Mall.
  • The Mall is the site of nearly 3,000 public events annually: marches and rallies, protests and parades, Americas collective comment box to which hundreds of thousands of citizens trek each year.
  • Walk the mall at night and see every monument - beautiful!
  • 4th of July Fireworks are set off above the reflecting pool, between the Lincoln and World War II Memorials between 9:00-9:30 p.m. ET.
  • A 1.5-mile stroll spans 200 years of human rights struggles, starting with Thomas Jefferson and ending with King's 'I Have a Dream' speech at the Lincoln Memorial" on Aug. 28, 1963.
  • Did this landmark turn (RED) on World AIDS Day?
  • Walk to all the museums via the Mall or just stroll from the Capitol to Lincoln Memorial - its the quintessential walk in DC (WH,Cap,Smithsonian,Wash Mem,Lincoln Mem,WW2 Mem,Vietnam Mem,Korea Mem,etc)
  • Along the National Mall youll find iconic monuments and memorials including the Jefferson Memorial, World War II Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.
  • Touring the Mall before #inaug2013? Stop by & say #HelloUSDA today - January 18 - between 10-2! @PeoplesGarden tours @ 11:30 & 1. RSVP
  • The U.S. Capitol is open to the public- guided tours only. Get your free tickets on the day of your visit, first-come, first-served. At the Capitol Guide Service Kiosk. -- Green Guide Editor
  • Go directly to 4th St NW for your best chance to find on-the-Mall parking.
  • During the summer, the National Mall serves as the backdrop to some classic films. Usually on Mondays, Screen on the Green shows movies beginning at dusk (around 8.30-9pm). -- Green Guide Editor
  • Watch the Inaugural, gavel-to-gavel, LIVE on C-SPAN and afterwards online at
  • Visiting all those museums, memorials and historic sights can get exhausting. Why not take a break at the US Botanic Garden? A plant conservatory across from the Capitol? Sure! -- Green Guide Editor
  • Kickball on the mall!
  • Stand with President @BarackObama and tell Congress: #JobsNotCuts - #inaug2013
  • Theres no Gap here, or even a Cinnabon, WTF. There IS a gift shop inside this big old building that had a lot of old people waiting in line out front, but not for me. Lame.
  • Park on the street and go for one of the best strolls in the country. Don't leave your car on the street too late though, or you'll end up gettin' towed!
  • The site of many inaugurations and public rallys, this landmark area is worth visiting. "FORREST!" "JENNY!"