TRAVEL > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES > WASHINGTON DC
The national capital of the United States of America, not designated to any state, was established through the timeless principles of liberty and order.
photo by Nick Palastro
Monuments and Museums
At the heart of Washington DC is the National Mall—a central, cross-shaped landscaped corridor—surrounded by Smithsonian museums, flanked by national monuments. The Washington Monument stands in the center, facing the Lincoln Memorial on one end, the US Capitol on the other, and the White House and Jefferson Memorial on each side.
National Mall — “America’s Front Yard” — is the heart and soul of Washington, D.C. (District of Columbia), the capital of the United States of America;…
…established through the timeless principles of liberty and order…
Presidential Inauguration — January 2009 I had the incredible privilege of traveling for the 1st time to Washington DC for this year’s historic inaugural events.…