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I always get tons of emails and messages about what to do in DC. So I thought I’d make these quick little guides to make life easier. Here are some different ways to enjoy the Lincoln Memorial.

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The Lincoln Memorial is the most visisted memorial in DC. I’d recommend going as early as possible so there’d be less people crowding you. The best part is that the memorial is open 24 hours so you can go any time of the day.

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The interior is just as beautiful as the exterior. This was taken at sunrise so Lincoln is feeling that early morning glow.

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You can also walk around the entire memorial and see gorgeous views of the Washington Monument, the Tidal Basin and Arlington, VA

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Here’s a cool view of the Lincoln Memorial from the top of the Washington Monument

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It’s not uncommon to see ducklings enjoying the reflecting pool in the spring/summer time.

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And if you’re lucky enough to be in the city for the fourth of July, the GW parkway off of Roosevelt island is a great place to watch the fireworks.

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Walk underneath the columns for the visitor center to learn more about honest Abe. And a tip for the ladies- the bathrooms are clean đŸ™‚

What’s your favorite part about the Lincoln Memorial? Don’t forget to share this with your friends who are planning their visit to Washington DC.

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I’ve never taken the time out to read what was on top of Lincoln’s head. I always knew there was some writing there, but I don’t I ever cared too much to read it.

Today was different. I was trying to find unique angles and wound up getting closer and closer to the Mr Lincoln. I loved how the memorial is called a temple. Somewhere for people to really reflect and appreciate on what he has done for our country. No better way to honor a great man than to build a massive memorial dedicated to him.

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YAY! We finally got some great snow. And it was the fluffy powdery kind that’s so much fun to walk through. Luckily, we just moved close to the metro so I was excited to hop on and see what I could find.

When I got to the DC area, the snow had already turned into the really light/rainy kinda snow. Which made it a little easier to stand outside, but not as easy to photograph.

Climbing up the memorial steps, I noticed a familiar face looking at me. I had never noticed him before. Maybe because the door is always closed when I’m there? I’m not sure. But he was definitely checking out the snow. Do you think President Lincoln approved of the snow on President’s day?