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Washington DC's Free Destinations

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Washington DC is most popular destination and is full of tourists now during season. Here are popular free places you can visit. Try visiting the monuments at night to enjoy the dramatic lighting and smaller crowds. Most monuments are open until midnight.

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Washington DC's Free Destinations

  1. 1. Washington DC’sFree Destinations Tours An Educational Presentation from OnBoard http://washingtondctours.onboardtours.com/
  2. 2. DC’s Free Destinations Washington DC is most popular destination and is full of tourists now during season. Here are popular free places you can visit. Try visiting the monuments at night to enjoy the dramatic lighting and smaller crowds. Most monuments are open until midnight. Today about three such places. © OnBoard 2010 2
  3. 3. Lincoln Memorial• Travelers’ favorite is the Lincoln Memorial. History buffs might enjoy two famous speeches, the second inaugural address and the Gettysburg Address, which are all etched into the memorial’s opposing walls.• The Lincoln Memorial is free and can be viewed 24 hours a day, but good time to visit is after dark. Because it’s spectacular when all lit up and less crowds. It is staffed until midnight and at the eastern end of the National Mall. © OnBoard 2010 3
  4. 4. Vietnam Veterans Memorial• Vietnam Veterans Memorial is one of the most moving war memorials.• It is a long black granite wall with the etched names of more than 58,000 Americans who perished during the Vietnam War. The soldier’s names are ordered by the date they died.• So it is aptly called “The Wall”.• Arrangement is simple and powerful with flowers and cards. Respect those who sacrificed so much for you by visiting.• The Vietnam Memorial is free and open 24 hours a day. It is staffed until midnight and at the eastern end of the National Mall. © OnBoard 2010 4
  5. 5. National Mall (The Mall)• Everyone will have an indispensable D.C. experience with National Mall.• The Mall is from the U.S. Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial. It’s a tree and museums lined grassy expanse that becomes the focal point of many tourists’ D.C. sightseeing.• It’s an about five-mile venture. Either toured by day around memorials or toured by night and enjoying the sights by lamplight. Be prepared for lot of walking.
  6. 6. A Word from our Sponsor OnBoard Tours © OnBoard 2012 6
  7. 7. Brought to you by OnBoard Tours OnBoard Tours typically combine a walking tour with a yacht cruise and short rides on a climate- controlled mini-coach.Check out our tours in:•New York City•Las Vegas•Washington DC•Los Angeles © OnBoard 2010 7
  8. 8. Washington DC ToursCheck out the following sites for more Washington DC information:Lincoln Memorial -http://www.flickr.com/photos/96926231@N00/8259165571/in/photostream/National Archives Smithsonian Washington DC -http://www.flickr.com/photos/96926231@N00/8259165987/in/photostream/http://searchingdc.com/washingtondc/washington-dc-tours /http://www.washington-dc-tour.com CONFIDENTIAL 8

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