Days Inn College Park
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- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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We had thought to go into DC today to revisit the Lincoln Memorial and have lunch at Ben's Chili Bowl (apparently a DC must), but as the morning grew incredibly hotter and muggier, we decided on an alternate plan. We would get up early tomorrow and go into town before the heat melted us.
So, instead, today we hung around the RV and napped, went to the pool, napped, had ice cream, napped (you get the idea). This was a good, do-nothing ...
... It is always humbling to be standing at the site of such historic events.
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Maryland, Washington DC and West Virginia. President John Quincy Adams broke ground for the C&O Canal on July 4th, 1828. The goal was to provide a navigable waterway from tidewater at Georgetown to the Ohio River. By the time construction ended in 1850, railroads had ...
... lesson here, and I’m afraid you’ll get so bored that you’ll fall asleep. And since many of you are reading this while you drive home from work, I wouldn’t want you falling asleep while you drive.
So I’ll tell you a joke. That should wake you up.
Here goes. You ready?
Why did the chicken cross the road? TO KEEP HIS SUSPENDERS UP!
Wait. I’m not sure I told that correctly. I think I bored myself to ...
... 00 and fell into bed.
But the really harrowing experience happened when we were at the College Park Metro Station, first thing in the morning. Here we were, brand new to DC and to their metro. At College Park, the trains run elevated, above ground. After two or three stops, they dive underground, and you don't see the sun again until Ground Hog Day. Anyway, we had to go up the escalator to get to the platform. ...
... were out in the early morning frost. The sun dances on the water and memorial in a different way at this time of morning. It is spell binding.
When I got back to the hotel we headed out to the not so close Air and Space Museum near Dulles airport. The Stephen F. Udvar-Hazy Centre is in Virginia about a 50 minute drive from DC. We caught a cab there and a bus and train back to our hotel.