Metropolitan at Alexandria

Address: 4840 Eisenhower Avenue , Alexandria, Virginia, 22304, United States | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Landmarks / Van Dorn area of Alexandria, is near Old Town Waterfront, Washington Masonic National Memorial, Cameron Run Regional Park, and Fort Ward Museum and Park.
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Travel Blogs from Alexandria

Isabel and Hernando, wonderful couch surfing hosts

A travel blog entry by isabelle134 on Oct 25, 2014

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... about communication!
That day we went shopping, then back to her house, and see, I had my own bedroom!
Isabel was born in Colombia (like Cecilia my friend in New York!) and came to the USA when she was 18. To study and find a job. She became a coast guard so that she could work and live on Governor's island, New Yotk. (When taking the ferry to Staten Island we passed Governor's island). Now she retired and works as a contractor ...

USA Part 5 - DC, Philly, Smokies, and Beyond

A travel blog entry by marty_rach on Jul 07, 2014

3 comments, 67 photos

... exhibition of the Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity. Expected to only last 90 days exploring Mars, these buggies exceeded their wildest expectations with Spirit lasting 20 times longer than expected and Opportunity still fully functioning today. Cool stuff.

We left the Smithsonian Museums for a look at some of the buildings and ...

Our Nation's Capital

A travel blog entry by historyhunters on Jun 02, 2014

1 comment, 13 photos

... directly with states to work on standards and achievement.  They wanted to know a lot about Normal Park and what a great school it was.  Oh course we asked them a lot of questions including what they wanted 4th graders to know about their job.  They explained to us that they assist each state in coming up with policies and standards that are best for each state.  Each state passes the policies down to school districts, like ...

Washington DC - Smithsonian museums

A travel blog entry by culvy on Nov 12, 2013

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So, I think because I'm missing the heat so much, the cold weather is following me! A super cold front hit Washington and the east coast late last night... Supposed to be the coldest night of the year so far. Lucky us! Because of the extreme cold (4'C) we changed the itenary for today and headed indoors as much as possible. We headed for the Smithsonian museums, of which there are 19! There was no way we were going to even attempt ...

Hello Mr President

A travel blog entry by jennyoneb on Aug 27, 2013

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... morning was an early start for the 25 minute walk to the Capitol Building where Jenny had organised a tour. It is an amazing building with a very interesting history. To stand under the dome is inspiring for its sheer size, impressive paintings, statues and the fact that it is the centre of the city (geographical & politically). From there we visited one of the Library of Congress buildings, another amazing building with ornate decoration throughout and ...