A trip to DC is simply not complete without a walk around the Tidal Basin. Evening is an especially nice time to go since the weather is a little cooler and the monuments look extra pretty with a warm sunset glow around them.
The Tidal Basin looks quite different depending on the season you come, so to see what it looks like at other times during the year click on the links below:
Before the Cherry Blossoms are in bloom here.
The last picture shows the Tidal Basin in the summer here.
Tidal basin in the fall here.