Courtyard by Marriott Tysons Corner Fairfax
Travel Blogs from McLean
... parents to take a more active role in their children's education. We met two very positive ladies who explained why their approach is so valuable. We all felt there were plenty of strategies and ideas we could bring home with us. After lunch we visited our first school. You can probably imagine just how excited we were to get to see children just like the pupils in our schools back home. We had lots of opportunities ...
... filled with information and people and also actual space ships some had been to the moon and some chicken wire. The first moon landing shuttle had an on board space computer that had less memory than our garage door opener. Later I built a replica of the pentagon on minecraft with help from a person who works there. Then we had a massive feed it tasted really good and of course birthday ...
... Luther King memorial - this was a beautiful statue and engravings of his different speeches.
We went and picked up the car and after a few directional issues and a loop of Washington we returned to the hotel for take two. This was very successful and we drove onto Frederick. We checked into the hotel and had dinner in an all you can eat buffet but we failed and got full so went to sleep ...
... by a Frenchman, the layout of D.C. feels very Parisian. Onto the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum - quite a treat, although nowhere near enough time to fully explore. Will have to settle for the book for a more in depth look. Final stop - The Capitol Building (home of the House of Representatives and Senate) again with a sweeping view back down to the Washington Monument. Now the long haul back through 4 states to New York. Road Trip KM: 750 (New York - Washington round ...
... be a great place to take kids, lots and lots of educational signs and interactive exhibits plus there was restrooms and bins everywhere so the place was spotless. It's definitely the nicest, well-planned zoo I've ever been too. I had the luck of turning up at the Cheetah exhibit just in time to see the first ever interaction between the new babies and the established adults. Lots of roaring at the fence and babies going mental. I saw the beavers getting fed ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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