Discover our nation’s capital with its majestic buildings that house the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of our government — the White House, Capitol, and Supreme Court. Visit and see the spectacular monuments to our nation’s past leaders.
Washington is where our nation commemorates the men and women who fought for the honor of their country. The nation’s greatest presidents are honored and remembered and the great museums hold our country’s most significant documents and treasures.
Washington Monument At 555 feet 5 and a quarter inches, this is by far the tallest structure in Washington DC. In fact, at its completion in 1884, it was briefly the tallest man-made structure in the world and is still the tallest free standing masonry structure. It is only fitting that the tallest structure in […]Read more
Arlington Cemetery Sign Arlington National Cemetery is an American military cemetery established during the Civil War on the grounds of Arlington House, formerly the estate of the family of Robert E. Lee’s wife, Mary Anna Custis Lee. More than 300,000 persons are buried here on 624 acres. Veterans from every one of the nation’s wars […]Read more