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 from the Adele H. Stamp Student Union slip on Campus Drive, across from the Stamp Studion Union and Nyumburu Cultural Center. Boarding begins at 1:15pm for a 1:30pm departure to Washington, D.C. Buses will drop off at the Lincoln Memorial (Henry Bacon Drive NW).

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 begin boarding again at 7:15pm at the Lincoln Memorial for a 7:30pm departure to The Hotel at The University of Maryland, College Park (7777 Baltimore Ave). Participants are free to stay out later and return to College Park by Metro or taxi.