Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.
Washington D.C.

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I’m off to Washington D.C. for the weekend!

I’ll try to squeeze in a bit of tourism, but I’m mostly going for a wedding, so I probably won’t get a chance to see much.

Since I’ve been to D.C. twice before, I’ll share with you one of the sites from my last trip back in 2006…

THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL

Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.

Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.

Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.

The Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in 1922 to honor our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln — the Great Emancipator and preserver of the nation during the Civil War.

And who can resist a giant presidential statue? Now I my friends, not I.

Site: Lincoln Memorial National Memorial
Location: Independence Ave SW & 23rd St SW, Washington, DC 20001
Cost: Free to see.
Hours: Open to the public 24 hours a day
Date: August 25, 2006

Val

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown near Berwyn's car kabob, her fascination to roadside attractions started early. Val is currently traveling the world and blogs about her life, food, and travels on her <a href="http://www.choosingfigs.com">personal website</a>.

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Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip. Read more.