Extended Stay America - Washington, D.C. - Springfield
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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The rest of the day was dedicated to getting home. As we pondered our options this morning, the prospect of getting off the road a day early was especially appealing. It would take at least 7 to 8 hours of driving, but why not try? Well, I can give you three reasons, in retrospect:
- Because we used up 3 hours of the day wandering around cemeteries and historic sites.
- Because it makes no sense to take the "scenic" ...
... The courthouse had a four floor display of quilts. I have friends that are very active in making quilts and I found this exhibit to be very impressive.
"Drink and be merry, for tomorrow we fly!" The last time we stayed in Washington DC, we missed the last shuttle bus into the town and we nearly did again, catching the last one at 10am. It dropped us off at the White House and we started looking around. We got some great pictures outside the building and saw US Special Services people on the balcony. We moved around the side of the White House to the northern side, ...
... After the souvenir shop, we headed to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. At first, everyone was lighthearted and were super excited to be there, however, after getting in line and getting identification cards each with a Jew our some other targeted demographic from the the Holocaust the mood turned more solemn. From the cards, we headed to an elevator and watched a brief opening movie that explained, sort of, something that happened ...
Absolutely gorgeous weather today so we played tourist. Mary Jane took me to Mt Vernon which was George Washington's beautiful home overlooking the Potomac River.
It was a bit of a lesson for me - didn't really study American history at school - he really was quite an innovative and ...