Residence Inn Chantilly Dulles South
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We had budgeted for the museums and then found all the museums are free. Super! We started at the Museum of Natural History. The lobby sets the mood with its giant elephant. This place is enormous. The dinosaur wing is closed until 2016 for updating but the rest is open. We decided to spend some of our budget savings on an IMAX movie called Mysteries Unseen 3D. We had some time before it started so we explored the ocean exhibit with ...
... in walking distance to park to
avoid the fee. For that fee I should at least be a covered parking deck instead
of out in the middle of nowhere.
Described as being housed in two gigantic aircraft hangars I
expected the surroundings to be a little shabby, like a massive warehouse in two
old unused aircraft hangars. I was pleasantly surprised, though. The facility
is modern and top class and absolutely enormous, housing all ...
... of Mike's. I was then given my usual role of 'follow Mike around and take pictures of Mike with cool stuff'. I really don't mind. He loves his 007. After an extended stay in the International Spy Museum shop, we thought we'd make the most of daylight and go see the Washington Monument, the WWII memorial, the reflecting pool, the Vietnam War Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial. I am still so surprised that we did fit all of that in. ...
... is one of the good points about our trip to Washington (1-lets count them as we go along). Another bum note was hit, however, when we looked out of the window to see snow bucketing down.
Still we were desperate to get out of the horrid hostel and with only one day in Washington had plenty to do, so at 8.15 we were out in the bucketing snow ready for some sightseeing and museums and hopeful that they would clear up.
Out into the blizzard we trekked, first ...
... it turned out the Baron (my original hotel) had a Bier Cafe on the ground floor, so that could have been my undoing (not to mention the noise of the Cafe would have kept me up if I'd manage to avoid the temptation). Somehow, I did manage to drag myself out of bed early the following morning and go for a run (see photos and commentary) my first run after my 'issues' in Switzerland. First priority in Washington was to buy a new pair of runners ...