Oakwood at Gates of McLean
Travel Blogs from McLean
... place, including Dawson's Creek, Under the Dome, I Know What You Did Last Summer and Nights in Rodanthe and Safe Haven.The drive through North Carolina all the way into Virginia was a different side of America than we've seen before. This is what we have come to find.
Only a few days in, we are out of the vicinity of the city slickers and into the country with the friendly bumpkins from VIRGINIA & MARYLAND. We stop just a few times per day on this road trip north, ...
... about either of them to judge their character on it's own merits but if the war had occured twenty years sooner or later would there be this monument to Roosevelt or would his predeccsor or succesor be immortilized instead? How many people are never put into situations where they really find out what kind of person they are? Most I'd say. By now it was dark, and the monuments had been beautifully lit up. With photos done I hightailed it the hour or so across town and back to the ...
... under 16 years of age were killed at concentration camps as soon as they arrived. This particular boy, Daniel, lost his sister and his mother that way but he and his father survived. The exhibit chronicled the years prior to entering the concentration camp, first living in his home and then in the ghetto before going on to describe the concentration camp. The main exhibit of the museum was also very moving. I don't think I will ever forget the ...
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 ...
So, the exploring continued and we walked miles around Washington taking in all the great sights. A really nice place with lots to see. At night, we all went out for tea followed by a few drinks, playing some pool. At last, on Tuesday the weather changed and out came the sun. Today's plan was the museums (I couldn't think of anything worse). Kar and I walked Sam and Lisa to the museum where they were ...
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