Metropolitan at Alexandria

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

Days 213 - 218: USA - Road Trip, East Coast

A travel blog entry by djmorton on Dec 13, 2013

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... It's smaller than I'd expected. I'll have to plan my coffee with the president better next time, as there's a 3-6 months wait for a visit to get inside. Washington DC isn't actually 'in a state' as it would be seen as bias towards a particular state. Only 600,000 live in the capital Washington DC with 5million living in the surrounding area of Washington City, which is in the states of Virginia and Maryland. For me, the only thing of interest during the Capitol Hill tour was ...

Museums & Monuments

A travel blog entry by gavin_davies on Aug 30, 2013

... with the Pacific War as I know enough of how it went down, although it was interesting to see justifications or lack thereof of the heavy bombings of Japanese cities as well as the atomic bombs. Then talk shifted to the cold war and the nuclear arms race. Slipped into the middle of this was the Korean War which is the first indication of America's shift in position from "we'll just keep out of it unless it directly affects us" (WWII) to Team America World Police (**** yeah!!). ...

Philly & DC

A travel blog entry by asearle87 on Aug 17, 2013

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So it has been over a day since i last blogged. I think night time blogging will be a new thing. To rushed in the morning. Yesterday we went through Philadelphia for a quick stop. Saw Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. A beautiful old little town. Then all piled back onto the bus, and headed to Washington DC. We were rushed at our check in time, with limited time to get ready for the ...

Washington DC: An Unexpected Surprise

A travel blog entry by 2lovebirds on May 08, 2013

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The next part of our flight was Charlotte to Washington, DC. Before we knew it, we were on board, and on our way. As our plane approached DC, I looked out the window for the landmarks that define our history...I was able to see the Washington monument, and the Jefferson memorial. And a surprise: Arlington National Cemetery! I've never seen it from the air before, and what a sight it is. It adds a whole ...

Day 4 - DC to Gettysburg

A travel blog entry by jrammon on Apr 06, 2013

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This morning we had a few sleepy heads who missed their wakeup call. Mrs. Richards had to use her special way of waking them up. It involved jumping on their beds. After breakfast at the hotel we loaded the bus since were headed away from Washington DC. Our bus dropped us off at the US Capitol building. We took some pictures and then walked around the Capitol building to the US Supreme Court. Currently the US Supreme Court is undergoing renovation so they have erected scaffolding ...

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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