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Top 5 Free Things to Do in America

published on April 4, 2014 by

America offers several free places to visit based on our long and storied history. Stay in a nearby timeshare and take your family to explore some of these free places that define our nation:

1. The National Mall: Attractions at the National Mall (pictured) are free to tour. Take your family to see the Washington Monument, the Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials, and even tour memorials to veterans of World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. 
Web: The National Mall
Location: Washington, D.C.
Admission: FREE

2. Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum: All the famous Smithsonian museums in the D.C. area offer free admission including the National Air & Space Museum, the National Museum of Natural History, and the National Zoo. See top-rated artifacts like the Wright Brothers flying machine from 1903, the Hope diamond, and giant pandas at the zoo.
Web: Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum
Location: Washington, DC
Admission: FREE

3. National September 11 Memorial and Museum: Explore the memorial of remembrance for those America lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Visiting the memorial features cascade waterfalls in two reflecting pools set in the footprints of the World Trade Center’s original Twin Towers.
Web: National September 11 Memorial and Museum
Location: New York, NY
Admission: FREE

4. Mount Rushmore: This top attraction in South Dakota is free to view (but you have to pay parking). The 60-foot heads of four American presidents are chiseled in stone. Get up close to Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt (Theodore), and Lincoln.
Web: Mount Rushmore
Location: Keystone, South Dakota
Admission: FREE

5. The Alamo: The Alamo was established in 1718. This Spanish mission was the site of a historic battle for Texan independence. Don’t miss the Heritage Tree (a live oak) nestled on the grounds.
Web: The Alamo
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Admission: FREE

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Photo Credit: National Mall