Residence Inn National Harbor Washington, DC
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... evening seeing many of the same sights we had seen earlier but this time all lit up looking even more impressive. Tour guide insisted on making bad jokes and wore a white shirt stained yellow from sweat so ignored him for most of it. Found a band playing on the street amongst a big crowd at 11pm, everyone dancing and whooping along to 4 trombones, a tuba and drummers. Concert had just finished and they were playing to the crowd ...
... sense of direction is ridiculously bad, and I once again ended up getting lost.
Somehow, I ended up making a giant circle and ended up back on the street my hotel was on before I finally straightened myself out and made progress toward my destination. When I finally found F Street, I felt so proud of myself. It was awesome.
As I made my way down F Street, however, I passed by Madame Tussaud's and couldn't help myself. Creepy wax figures? How ...
... about our adventures. We then went back to Union Station to continue our journey and head back North, leaving this 'capital of the world’ behind us as the sun went down.
The motel we stayed at on Friday night, literally a meter away from the highway, was located next to the bus stop that took us straight to the train station at Times Square. We got up early on Saturday morning and took one of the first busses so that we set our first steps in Manhattan at around 10 am. ...
... that area from balconies, a huge void in the middle. Whatever has passed, this place may need saving again, particularly as guards for the various entrances outnumbered those actually going up the tower. The exhibits on the history are a little tired, but then there's no money coming in from free tours. The view would be grand on a good day; I could see four blocks or so, ducking the icy snow blasts on two sides where the tower is open before deciding enough was enough.
The day started out with wonderful news. We Skyped two friends back home from Grand Central Station and we were asked to be God Parents. We were both totally stoked!!!
We then hopped onto our tour bus. This will be our second day of rest. After 4 hours we arrived at Abraham Lincoln Memorial. This is also the spot Marten Luther King gave his moving speech with "I have a dream". We stood on the spot and took ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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