Shenandoah National Park is about 75 miles west of Washington DC, the nearest major city. It’s also not especially far from Charlottesville and Richmond in Virginia. Unlike many national parks, Shenandoah’s location right near a few different population centers makes it a great place for locals to get away for a weekend when they get […]
It’s funny you should ask-we at Action Tour Guide just so happen to have a Washington monuments tour that lasts for about two hours. Our Washington DC Monuments Self-Guided Tour will take you to all the best and most interesting monuments on the National Mall, including the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, and the controversial […]
The answer is yes, absolutely! As any Washington DC tour will tell you, the capital is one of the most pedestrian-friendly cities in the United States. That’s especially true in more touristy areas like the National Mall, which features extra-wide sidewalks for strolling among the monuments freely and easily. The National Mall also features clusters […]
You'll be seeing two different monuments. The first is the Memorial Wall, two large granite slabs engraved with the names of those who died in the war. The other part is the Three Soldiers statue. While the memorial was controversial when it was first designed and constructed, public opinion has gradually improved.
While you might not be able to walk everywhere in Washington on foot, you probably won't need a car, especially in the center where most Washington DC tours take place. You can quickly get in and out of downtown Washington without a car, and you'll be able to walk once you make it there.