The White House

The home of our President's dating back to 1800. Public tours are available, and must be arranged thru your Congressional representative. There is a White House visitor center, with filmed tours located at 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue. 

1600 Pennsylvania Ave,NW Washington DC


Center stage for U.S. Senators and Representatives. Walk in tours are available without appointment. More extensive, and personalized tours can be arranged through your local Senator or Representative's office.

East end of the National Mall

 Washington Monument

The Washington Monument is currently closed after damage from the earthquake that hit Washington August 23, 2011. Estimated re-opening is the end of 2013 or early 2014

Madison Drive, NW Washington DC 

 Lincoln Memorial

One of the largest memorials celebrating President Lincoln. This monument is open 24 hours and included on many of the evening tours offered in the city

2 Lincoln Memorial Circle on the National Mall

 Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Memorial dedicated to President Jefferson. This monument is located on the Tidal Basin, and often features free concerts during the summer months. Open 24 hours and is included in most tours  

701 East Basin Drive SW, Washington DC

Martin Luther King Memorial

 Opened August of 2011, this memorial to Martin Luther King Jr is open 24 hours a day.

1964 Independence Ave SW, Washington DC

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Open air memorial dedicated to President Roosevelt. This memorial is also open 24 hours a day

1850 West Basin Drive SW, Washington DC 

 Library of Congress

The largest Library in the world. There are 3 buildings located just south of the U. S. Capitol. Visit the website for tour information and hours of operation. The main building is considered one of the best architectural sights in the city. 

101 Independence Ave SE, Washington DC

 National Archives

Responsible for record keeping and archival for the United States. View the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.  

700 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC

 World War II Memorial

 Open air memorial dedicated to those who served and sacrificed in World War II. Open 24 hours

17th Street & Independence Ave SW, Washington DC 

 Korean Memorial

"Our nation honors her sons and daughters, who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met."

17th Street & Independence Ave SW, Washington DC 

 Vietnam Memorial

"A Wall that heals. Deliberately setting aside the controversies of the war, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the men and women who served when their Nation called upon them."

5 Henry Bacon Drive NW, Washington DC

U.S.  Supreme Court

The home of our countries highest court. The court is located adjacent to the U.S. Capitol with the entrance on First street

1 First Street NE,     Washington DC

 Botanical Gardens

Tropical beauty in the heart of the city, the Botanical Gardens offer several gardens, ranging from a tropical jungle to an arid desert. 

100 Maryland Ave NE, Washington DC

National Law Enforcement Memorial

Open air memorial dedicated to law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. Plans to add a Museum opening sometime in 2015

901 E Street NW,     Washington DC

 U.S. Navy Memorial

Located in Memorial Plaza, this memorial is dedicated to all the sea services. One of the lesser know memorials, but well worth the visit. 

701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC