Walk in Washington, D.C.

Walk in Washington, DC

As much as Washington may seem boring to its citizens and as many negative traits it might have as the administrative capital of the USA, the city still attracts a lot of tourists each year. It attracted us, too. It’s true that we remained only in the city center and it’s also true that we succeeded to see only the main tourist sights, but, however, Washington did not disappoint us at all. On the contrary – we were impressed by the order, the architecture, the greenery, and the calmness despite the numerous tourists.

Our only disappointment was that we traveled for the first time with an organized tourist group led by a totally inexpert Polish guide. After that, we decided that we can’t endure being in groups with other tourists ever again. Having in mind my organization abilities and Dido’s ability to find the best travel offers we’ve decided from now on to organize our trips by our own.

Just like Philadelphia Washington is one of the cities in which you can stay no more than a couple of days maximum. At least it was so for us. In a previous post, I presented the museums we visited during our one-day trip. Today I decided to show you a short route for a one-day stay in Washington.

Take a walk with us. Here’s the path we took:

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On our way to Washington, DC

The Delaware Bridge. We succeeded to save our memories of the trip in a few shots. We went from New Jersey through Delaware and then we ended up in Maryland.

On our way to Washington, DC

On our way, we enjoyed the sun, the highways, and the typical American traffic.

Streets of Washington

And this is how we found the capital of the States

Streets of Washington

Streets of Washington

Streets of Washington

Streets of Washington

Streets of Washington

Streets of Washington

Streets of Washington

Streets of Washington

Wandering leisurely on the streets of Washington during a nice summer day we reached the main park where you can find all the famous places. They follow one after the other, and you can’t get confused – they’re so close to each other. Here’s what we saw through the lens of our camera:

Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

National Mall

National Mall

National Mall

National Mall

National Mall

National Mall

National Mall

National Mall

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

National World War II Memorial

National World War II Memorial

National World War II Memorial

National World War II Memorial

Washington Monument

Washington Monument

Washington Monument

Washington Monument

United States Capitol

United States Capitol

White House

White House

White House

White House

In order to show you how close to each other these sights are shown in Hollywood productions, pictures, encyclopedias, etc. I’ve prepared the usual map for you.

 

 

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