America's Front Yard

Anchored by Capitol Hill and the Lincoln memorial and flanked by many of the Smithsonian museums and galleries, the National Mall is one of America’s most recognizable public spaces. Explore the universe at the National Air and Space Museum. Relax in the National Sculpture Garden. Find the perfect backdrop for a morning run along the reflecting pool and among the cherry trees. Grab lunch in the shadow of the Washington Monument. You’ll never face a shortage of national treasures to explore on and near the National Mall.