Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Historic District Alexandria

625 First Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States | 3 star hotel
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Washington DC

A travel blog entry by jenni_c_smith


... headstones. We were guided up the hill to JFK and his families memorial. He is buried in front of Arlington House and has eternal flame. Arlington House's flag is at hall staff when there is a funeral as there was today. We wandered through past other memorials and were explained how you qualify to be buried here. It was a very interesting talk and our guide told us her son had just qualified as a special forces soldier as a Ranger. We left Arlington and visited the USS Marine ...

Monuments & Memorials

A travel blog entry by freddiesblog


... a little further along and found the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial which looked really cool and I thought it was quite an appropriate tribute. We then made our way over to the Korean War Memorial which was quite interesting and well made. There were a few statues of soldiers dotted around and a wall providing a background with images of the troops on it. Our next stop was the Lincoln Memorial. Now this was just awesome, and definitely the best statue I've ...

Fort McHenry

A travel blog entry by roberton


... visit - well staged without being overly precious.

For historical details see Appendix C

Appendix C
The fighting was a bit of a family squabble. Neither side was quite sure how it started......was something to do with the washing-up?.....or not lifting the loo seat?....or Canada?....or something?
Whatever it was, His Majesty's Royal Navy spent a day and night shelling Fort McHenry from 2 miles ...

Why do you speak French if you come from Canada?

A travel blog entry by alexedube


... I have to walk morning and night to get to the metro (yes I will come back in Québec with buff calf for sure!). I think it is a good opportunity for me to improve my speaking more quickly because right now, I don’t feel that it is improving.

To give you a feedback, I wasn’t sure if this conversation group was my place to be at because it wasn’t what I expected it to be. I thought that we would be put ...

One Nation, under God....

A travel blog entry by leighge


... a funky coffee shop and then strolled past the watergate hotel on my way to the subway. I visited Arlington national cemetery, which was huge! Saw the gravesite of JFK, the tomb of the unknown soldier and just generally walked about. The saddest part for me were the most recent graves for soldiers killed in Afghanistan and Iraq, some of them so young, their graves covered in photos and flowers. I visited the Pentagon next, but aside from the ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Downtown Alexandria area of Alexandria, is near Gadsby's Tavern, Serenity Day Spa - Old Town, Boyhood Home of Robert E. Lee, and Lee-Fendall House.
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