This tour will take you around the Tidal Basin in the cool shade of the city's legendary cherry trees and through some of DC's most beautiful, majestic and picturesque memorials.
Join DC by Foot as we visit the memorials that honor three great men of ideas.
Thomas Jefferson, whose pen affirmed mankind's inalienable rights.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt who led America's greatest generation for 12 years in the fight against tyranny and poverty.
Martin Luther King, Jr. who reminded America and the world of our promise of equality and social justice.
Sights we cover on the tour:
- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
- Tidal Basin history
- DC’s famed Cherry Blossom Trees
- George Mason Memorial
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Memorial
- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
WHERE: Tours depart from the DC War Memorial (Ash Woods). This is between WWII and Korean Memorial at 1750 Independence Ave SW. Look for your guide at the plaque along Independence Ave SW. (map)
Duration: Tour lasts approx. 1.5 hours. Total walking is about one mile (1.6km).
End: Jefferson Memorial (map)
Closest Metro: Smithsonian (Blue and Orange)