Holiday Inn Express Washington DC SW-Springfield
Travel Blogs from Springfield
Not much to write about today - the drive from Jersey Shore to Springfield took longer than we thought - nearly 5 hours including a half hour stop!
Springfield is in pathetic state of Virginia just outside Wasington D.C. - Bruce & MJ have a lovely home here. ...
... around quickly. It was very confusing when we reached the station as we didn't know what gate we were going to and it wasn’t displayed on the board. We asked for help and got pointed the right direction. Eventually we found our gate, it was a very similar set up to an airport and we waited to board. The bus was a bit late and it took they guy a while to check the bus was ok before we were allowed to board. We departed 20 minutes late at 8.35am, on our way to Washington ...
... New Mexican. Can a cow hide rug from Ikea be far behind? After admiring the tile for ten minutes or so, we went to Target, where I almost bought two Jesus candles - that's how authentic the Santa Fe vibe is in that room. We have movers coming on Sunday to move our stuff back in. So this little sojourn is almost over, and not a moment too ...
... each dedicated to a certain group of servicemen. The cemetery is so big that we caught a bus to the major landmarks. We saw the Eternal Flame, Changing of the Guard at the toom of the unknown soldier, Mrs Lee's Rose Garden and Arlington House. Learnt so much about the cemetery and the history behind it Next stop was a mixture of a number of memorials; Airforce Memorial, Vietnam War Memorial, U.S. Marine Corps Memorial, ...
... work going on; however, there was still plenty of things to see. One of the most historically notable things on display (which I took a picture of and then noticed that I wasn't supposed to) was an American flag that was first raised on September 14th 1814 following a victory over the British during the War of 1812. This flag led to the penning of the American national anthem 'The Star Spangled Banner'. There was also a display on the civil rights movement and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services