Tag: National Mall

Pitango Gelato

Pitango Gelato is one of the finest gelato places in the United States. It is definitely the best in Washington, and it is one of the few that really comes close to the experience of getting gelato in Italy. They have a bunch of flavors, all of them good. A personal favorite is cardamom. They

Grand Trunk

Grand Trunk is an Indian fusion restaurant near the Archives-Navy Memorial metro station. They serve a mix of dishes like Chicken Tikka Masala, served with rice, as well as burgers, served in either naan or American-style buns. The decor is very modern, and the food is very good. It is a great place to grab

National Archives

The National Archives is one of the essential locations to visit in D.C. Many people have been there before, on eighth grade field trips, but if you haven’t, or if it has been so long that you don’t really remember it, it is definitely worth a trip. This is a place where you can see


The Newseum, located near the National Archives, right off the national mall, is one of the relatively few non-Smithsonian museums in the city. However, despite the fact that it is not free to enter, do not let that keep you from visiting. It is a truly unique museum in D.C. Featuring six floors of exhibits,

Tidal Basin

The Tidal Basin, for most of the year, is a somewhat neglected part of the city.  Home to several great monuments such as the Jefferson Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, and other smaller memorials, the Tidal Basin is a circular basin surrounded by walkways.  It is most well

National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular museums in the Smithsonian, and for good reason. In its massive exhibit, you can see everything from planes to rockets to scientific displays and flight simulators. While that last one costs money, most of the museum is absolutely free to see! This museum