Tour the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
See how the memorial to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. evokes his memory -- and honors his messages of justice, hope, love and democracy.
The memorial's mission is to commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as well as honor his contributions to world peace through non-violent social change. The memorial captures the essence of his message of the American Dream -- freedom, democracy and opportunity for all. 960 1280
Washington, DC's U Street Tour 11 Photos
Cherry Blossom BalloonsCherry blossom balloons are carried along the parade route on Constitution Avenue. Various cultural groups, marching bands, floats and balloons are featured in the annual event. The festival started in 1935 and today, more than a million people visit Washington, DC, each year to admire the blossoming cherry trees and attend events in the 16-day festival. 960 1280
National Cherry Blossom Festival 11 Photos