Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial honors the contributions of the greatest American President: Abraham Lincoln. With its tall pillars and towering statue, it's one of the most recognizable monuments in the United States. Admire the iconic seated Lincoln, and then take a few minutes to hang out on the steps and admire the view of the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument in the distance.

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is located an easy walk from some of the most famous attractions in the United States. Take a walk or a bike ride, or rent one of the electric scooters in the area, and spend the afternoon buzzing around the National Mall. A selection of the country's best museums and monuments sit close by, and Washington, D.C. features exceptional restaurants and shopping just minutes away.

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How To Get To Lincoln Memorial

Many roads lead to the Lincoln Memorial; one of the fastest ways is to take I-66 across the Potomac River. From there, you can connect to Constitution Avenue NW or Independence Avenue SW. You'll find parking along Ohio Drive SW or in the parking lots near the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. Parking is extremely limited, so it's often easier to park outside the city center and take the Metro in. The closest stop is Foggy Bottom.


2 Lincoln Memorial Circle, NW, Washington, D.C. 20002

Fee: Entry fee $0

The Lincoln Memorial is a wonderful place to reflect on the history of the United States and the contributions of Abraham Lincoln. It's a great jumping-off point for a visit to the rest of the many attractions near the National Mall. No matter when you're visiting Washington, D.C., an RV is a great way to cut costs and to enjoy a relaxing stay in one of the RV parks on the outskirts of the city.