National at Park Place

Address: 6001 Archstone Way, Alexandria, Virginia, 22310, United States | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in the Franconia area of Alexandria, is near Old Town Waterfront, Washington Masonic National Memorial, Cameron Run Regional Park, and Fort Ward Museum and Park.
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Travel Blogs from Alexandria

The Difference Really is Extraordinary

A travel blog entry by stuartcameron19 on Jun 03, 2014

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... into "home bases" with around 14 in each group. It's interesting to note that in the first four years of school the children are not specifically grouped according to grades but rather based on their maturity level and readiness to learn at a particular level. At the end of the four years, the teachers meet with the parents of each child and decide whether they are ready to graduate up to the Intermediate School. This is usually the case, but ...

Ready to Dive in!!

A travel blog entry by traveltussi on Mar 13, 2014

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... and soak up the sun :-). They are leaving right from the beach and as the dive sites are only about a 10-minutes boat ride away they are also coming back to shore for the surface time :-).

Can't wait to try my new dive computer that I got from the best husband in the world for Christmas!

Here is what they say about diving the Costa Maya:
Local diving is on the Meso-American Barrier Reef. This is the
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Is traveling merely an escape from reality?

A travel blog entry by browngaltrekker on Mar 02, 2014

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... when we were children - a stage in our lives when we unapologetically possessed an undying spirit of adventure and courage.

Traveling is not an escape for there really is no door to exit out of the existence that we hold. We are only granted an entry into an exploration of ourselves to find the journey that suits who we are at any given moment while the forces beyond us continually turn the pages of our lives each ...

Sightseeing during Washington closedown

A travel blog entry by traveleasy on Oct 03, 2013

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... concept. For dramatic design though, my vote went to the memorial to the Korean War. There were soldiers walking through undergrowth and because they couldn't have the numbers they wanted, their was a wall that mirrored the images to make it look as though there were more figures there. It was great.

In passing took photos of the WWII memorial and just beyond that there was the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

From there went ...

Segment 3 - Washington to Miami - the long one

A travel blog entry by hsmiter1 on Jul 03, 2013

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It's 8pm and we're on the long train South. There's no wifi - very thankful for the iPad! As we book our accommodation for Miami. The chairs recline and have foot rests - this may not be so painful. We brought our own British tea, and settle with a cuppa, a butterfinger, and ...