Metropolitan at Alexandria

4840 Eisenhower Avenue , Alexandria, Virginia, 22304, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alexandria

Washington DC

A travel blog entry by jenni_c_smith

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... s in total. So this one was Jen's pick of a place to explore. Honestly, none of the would be a bad pick and you could easily spend a month looking at all the museums in Washington and probably still not see everything. All the Smithsonian's are free. I badly wanted to see the Smithsonian Museum of Flight and Space, and Jen indulged me. This one is on the opposite side of the mall. Across the way you get wonderful views of the Capital Building, Jen got a photo in front of it. ...

The Capitol Building

A travel blog entry by newyorklibby

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... original 13 states of the union, which portrayed as pretty woman. On the very top of the dome outside is a statue called Statue of Freedom. We were able to see a replica of this statue inside. My favorite part was when they showed us the whisper spots in the National Statuary Hall. You can stand on one side of the room and someone whispering on the other side of the room can be heard very ...

A Money Making Historic Day

A travel blog entry by dblegldave

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... the permanent display, a guide took our tickets and after viewing a brief film, a young man I recognized came forward to be our guide. I recognized him because he was outside earlier this morning telling people the entrance to the tour was on the back-side of the office (where I had gone initially). And to be 15 minutes early. Nice young man.

The tour was nothing short of fascinating. They showed employees actually making $5 ...

The Birchmere

A travel blog entry by greg.catlin.9

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... br>
•Jefferson Memorial

•FDR Memorial

•Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial

•Iwo Jima Memorial

•Pentagon City Mall (lunch stop)

•Korean Memorial

•Lincoln Memorial

•Vietnam Memorial

•END AT: Old Post Office and then a trip to the top of the PO Tower for photos.

What can you say? Well America likes it ...

The first two days

A travel blog entry by kellydwen

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... you want to go just using the metro, I wish we had worked this out on the first day because we ended up walking everywhere!

After brunch on day 1 we headed down to the museum of american history, we hadn't planned on going to see this one but since we didn't have any firm plans for the first day other than adapting to the time zone we figured we would have a look around, so glad we did, the place was awesome.

After we had killed an hour or two ...

Location

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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