National at Park Place

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

MISSION THREE: HELP THE HOMELESS

A travel blog entry by aldreamsbig on Jan 21, 2014

2 comments, 3 photos

Peace to all who have continued to travel along...



At the moment I am looking out the window in one of the random coffee houses in Richmond, VA. Today it's snowing. A lot of people are making a big deal out of it, but I guess I would too if all I ever saw was two inches on the ground all my life. Being from the North East, looking at barely an inch on the ground is awesome. However, I am not here ...

Washington

A travel blog entry by walkersusa2013 on Sep 25, 2013

18 photos

... of the tragic day of 9/11. Outside the Pentagon there are 2 lines of buses - probably totalling 50 to ferry employees home after their shift. Very busy around here - one shift finishing and another starting. Back on the Metro to Foggy Bottom, where we had a smoothie after our hard day, and then find the Red Line bus to take us home to the Savoy. Just about made it home when, oops, it was discovered that I (or maybe Rich? It ...

Washington DC

A travel blog entry by jenni_c_smith on Jul 13, 2013

9 photos

... was a statue of 3x US nurses tending to a wounded soldier denoting the different races of the US once again. There is one nurse who is kneeling behind with her head hung, bearing the weight of the war on her shoulders for all of the women at home who have husbands or sons fighting the war. We saw Lincoln's memorial which is quite famous and took some photos. Finally we went to the White House and took photos. I thought this would be so much bigger than what it was. The East wing ...

A Day in Washington

A travel blog entry by tomgreen on Jun 23, 2013

Today was just an opportunity to walk around Washington in the day time visiting the museums and sites. The weather was muggy and rainy so perfect time to walk around indoors! All along the Mall there are loads of FREE museums ran by the Smithsonian group which are incredible value for money! Starting in the Natural History Museum which has a bit if everything, and also the Hope Diamond on display (apparently this is what the stone in The Titanic is based on). ...

The Awesome Grand Tour (Kevin's Title)

A travel blog entry by dblegldave on Mar 25, 2013

5 comments, 26 photos

... of the statue, which was not an exact quote...some say it makes him sound egotistical. I say, you can't have a memorial without some kind of controversy. A fitting tribute to the man.

Next, time for a quick lunch at Quizno's.

Next, we headed to the WWII Memorial. Extremely well done. And it's actually on the Capitol Mall, but it doesn't detract from any other sites. A very fitting tribute to people like my Dad who fought in the war. ...