While governmental maneuverings may be the mechanism driving Washington D.C. forward, the less-political visitor will find here expansive parks, a plethora of cultural sights and as assortment of landmark structures.
Pennsylvania Avenue is among the world's most famous streets. It is known the world over as the heart of the Nation's Capital. America's history has marched, paraded, promenaded, and protested its way up and down the Avenue. It is no wonder that Pennsylvania Avenue is called the "America's Main Street." The Avenue is more than just another city street; it is, rather, America's Ceremonial Way.
Hours + Fees
Pennsylvania Avenue NHS is open to the public 24 hours a day. For additional information see the Ranger staff at the Old Post Office Tower.
Map + Directions
Interstate 395 provides access to the Mall from the south. Interstate 495, New York Avenue, Rock Creek Parkway, George Washington Memorial Parkway, and the Cabin John Parkway provide access from the North. Interstate 66, U.S. Route 50 and 29 provide access from the West. U.S. Routes 50, 1, and 4 provide access from the East.
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