THING TO DO
Look Up at the Washington Monument
As you visit Washington, DC, be sure to take a moment to look up at this stunning obelisk, and think of America's first president, George Washington.
It's hard to miss the Washington Monument from anywhere in the park, but you may want to climb up the hill and linger for a while to take in the view of the monument and the city.
Pets are allowed on the grounds, provided they are restrained on a leash no longer than 6 feet in length.
There is no fee to visit the grounds.
2 15th St. NW
Washington, DC 20024
Via Metro: Exit at Smithsonian, using the Mall exit. As you exit the tunnel, the Washington Monument will be behind you.
The sidewalks and approaches to the Washington Monument are ADA compliant.
Last updated: February 27, 2017