Excursion to DC

The National Mall - Matthew Bisanz

The National Mall. (Photo: Matthew Bisanz)

Scheduled for the afternoon of Wednesday, July 24th. Buses will be leaving immediately after lunch and will drop off at the Washington National Mall. Nearby attractions include (but are not limited to):

  • The Monuments: The iconic Washington Monument, World War II Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial are all within easy walking distance from the Mall.
  • Museums: The Mall is home to many different museums offering a wide selection of subject matters and interests. The Air & Space Museum, the Museum of Natural History and the National Gallery of Art are just a few! Check the opening hours before you go: most museums close at 5 or 5:30pm.
  • The White House and the United States Capitol are both next to the Mall. The Capitol Visitor Center is open to the public and closes at 4:30 p.m.

Buses will be returning to College Park in the early evening. Participants are free to stay out later and return to College Park by Metro or taxi.