Oakwood at Gates of McLean
Travel Blogs from McLean
... health while on travels because when one becomes ill, the level of enjoyment diminishes. Feeling ****** after all does not inspire one to climb to the summit, rather it inspires us to fall asleep on some warm, comfy bed.
Yoga has taken up space in my travel suitcase, not in a physical sense, but spiritually and mentally. For those who are avid trekkers/travelers, you must find your own way of ...
... about Richmond.
I arrived in Washington, DC, early in the morning. About six months earlier I had only driven through the Capital Hill area following along highway I-95. But coming into the massive Union Station by bus is a whole other experience. I went outside and noticed how spread out the entire city really was. Having traveled to NYC many times I was use to the long drawn city blocks, but ...
Today we are touring DC with our bikes so that we can get to see more as the Mall itself is over 2.5 Miles long and it is over 100 again with Humidex. Drive 10 minutes to Metro and take it into town, it stops right at the Smithsonian. Gotta love this town as there are 16 FREE Museums that comprise the Smithsonian and each one could take you a day to see if you let it! We start with the Air and space museum and it is very good ...
... up to the monument. We also viewed the point where Martin Luther King made his famous speech.
We then walked on and viewed the Korean War Memorial, and the DC war memorial. The next stop on the monument trial was the World War II Memorial - this was a thought provoking memorial which was set out in each state over a beautiful water fountain.
As the sun was blaring we took refuge in the Air and Space Museum - this was a huge building which showed ...
Our flight boards at about 10:45 PM, which means we'll be flying through the night and arriving in Istanbul, Turkey at 16:40 their time (4:40 PM for all you American readers). We will then fly to Athens arriving at 20:50 (8:50 PM) Tuesday night. We'll hit the ground running - there will be no recovery time from jet lag. My dad has done an excellent job of planning the trip, and my parents ...
Other places to stay in McLean
1960 Chain Bridge Road, McLean | 3 star hotelfrom $86
7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean | 4 star hotelfrom $97
1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean | 4 star hotelfrom $200
- Stay at the Ritz Pentagon City instead!!!
- There's no place like home...
- Fabulous, except for ONE thing.......:(
8401 Westpark Dr, McLean | Hotelfrom $89
1960-A Chain Bridge Road, McLean | 3 star hotelfrom $77
6845 Old Dominion Dr, McLean | 2 star hotelfrom $111