Residence Inn Fairfax City
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... We also saw dinosaur bones and fossils from prehistoric times. They have gems and stones from throughout the world as well. In the early afternoon, we went back to our hotel to get our luggage and we boarded the train to ride to Chris and Jen's. It was only a 30ish minute ride and they met us at the train station. We spent the afternoon and evening chatting with them and talking about our trip and the past year or so since we saw each other. It was a fantastic ...
... s shiny so you can see your reflection. This is supposed to help make you feel like part of the memorial.
After that we made our way to the Capitol building. Unfortunately we couldn’t walk on the lawn as they have roped it all off. They are already constructing the platform for the president’s inauguration ceremony in January.
So that was the end of our sightseeing tour. I spent the afternoon in the Smithsonian Museum of American ...
... US, with one of the largest being in Chicago and some of the most venerable being in the south. We have attended conventions in MontclairNJ, Chicago, and Richmond in addition to the PotomacRiver Convention in Washington and the all day singings of the Northern Shenandoah group. At some of these conventions, we have met excellent singers from Britain.
Evidently, shape note singing has been done in Britain for about ...
Wow, another busy day! We stood in line at the Holocaust Memorial to get tickets and we were able to get in right away. It took awhile to go through, so Karl kept Corbin, Aubrey and Garrison and went to the age appropriate version. We had a picnic lunch when we were done. Off to Arlington Cemetary. ...
... of locks. Some of the locks have been restored at the beginning of the canal and we rode along the path alongside the canal for a bit (the path was once used by the horses that pulled the barges through the locks). We stopped in Georgetown for some fantastic crepes for lunch, then continued on to the famous Georgetown University for a quick look. ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed