Ramada Limited College Park
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... shown first in the movies. It was pretty interesting.
Finally, i was reminded of why I despise public transportation when our bus from the subway to the campground was late (or really, nonexistent), after a long hot day on our feet. Though we made it back in time to eat, dip in the pool, and do laundry, I do not like to rely on bus schedules to get around. We are done with this now as we more on to other adventures beginning tomorrow.
... and many other things. Then we took a bus to the Holocaust museum. It was incredible to see. We went through 3-4 exhibits however were not able to go into their "permanent exhibit" which is the largest exhibit they have because you need a special ticket booked weeks in advance for that and we did not have it. After the museum we headed to the Smithsonian Natural History Museum. This was amazing ...
... the day got off to a really good start, albeit it was pretty bloody windy and quite chilly as a result.
We parked up near to the Old Post Office building so we could pop in and head up the top of the tower to get a view across DC. It was not to be, it was about 10am and it wasn't due to open until 12 midday. With that plan temporarily shelved we walked around town a bit then headed straight over to the White House to see what all the fuss ...
... He takes 21 steps, he pauses 21 seconds. It is robotic. Then on the hour , the drill sergeant appears and a new guard is inspected then takes over the watch It is well done as you would expect. It was now getting colder as the sun was setting so we headed back to the RV, 2 trains and a long bus wait and we were back for a hot shower and dinner. It was a good day and something I am glad we made the effort to ...
... building. It was fun seeing the historical senate and house rooms, and learning about some of the traditions in various areas of the building as well. There is a compass rose in the center of the building that apparently stood as the key to city planning, that was cool. Other neat things like an area where each president walks through and "pauses" on his way to be inaugurated.
After our tour we had lunch in the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking