Super 8 Motel
Travel Blogs from College Park
... the flight around the world, the new Space Ship One and the Bionic Man.
Today we went to the Ford's Theater and saw where Lincoln was shot and the boarding house across the street where he died. We also went to the Spy Museum. That was an interesting place with lots of spy gadgets and stories about real spies.
... was not a good idea to go into DC today because of the shootings at the Navy Yard on Monday. What a tragedy. Fort McHenry was very interesting. That is where after the Battle of Baltimore in the War of 1812 Francis Scott Key wrote The Star Spangled Banner. This is another piece of history that you hear about all your life that is really neat to actually ...
... if survivors visit the museum. The volunteer then showed her button indicating that she was a survivor. Tammy told her that she was glad she was there, shook her hand, and broke down in tears. You just can't help it.
When done there, we went back to the American History Museum to finish and then, because of extended hours, we were able to knock off the Air/Space Museum. There are many ...
So we left Richmond around 10am today and got to our campsite for DC. We were both stunned at how much camping was available within a half hour of DC. We found a really nice campsite and booked in for two nights. After setting up the tent we went into the city and walked through Congress, library of congress, the Supreme Court building, and saw the White ...
... of DC for me; it was hauntingly beautiful.
Our next stop was the White House. One couldn’t possibly go to Washington DC without seeing the one and only White House. Which is actually a lot smaller than expected. I would go so far as to say it was a bit of a letdown. But that didn’t stop me getting a photo in front of it.
We ended up in one of those typical tourist souvenir shops where we got a group photo in the 'white house’ and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed