USA, Washington D.C. Guide (B): A Long Weekend in Washington D.C.

A Long Weekend in Washington D.C.
A few long weekends in our Nation’s capital is all it takes to see the best sites of D.C. I came to D.C. as a teenager as part of a field trip for our middle school. We saw Mt. Vernon, colonial Williamsburg, the capitol building, the Washington Monument, the Smithsonian, and a few of the memorials. While it was over 30 years ago, some sites have remained the same and others have expanded. As such, I touched on some newer ones.

Suman and I started our weekend flying into Dulles on Thursday morning as the flight options were a bit cheaper on the Easter holiday weekend which also included our birthdays. We spent the night with her family in McLean which was lovely before we came into the city the following day.

We were on a DreamTrip and fortunate that we could check into the Westin Georgetown early! We were booked in a room on the top floor, but seeing as how the hotel was only eight stories high, we didn’t have an amazing view of anything. Regardless, it was nice our room was ready and even nicer to be given a complimentary bottle of wine for our birthdays. I had jokingly asked for an upgrade for our birthdays, and while they couldn’t accommodate us, Yarnell was quick to offer us wine to celebrate.

We spent the afternoon wandering around Georgetown. As we passed by a variety of brick buildings featuring store fronts and restaurants, we stumbled upon the Old Stone House. Dating from 1765, Old Stone House is the oldest structure on its original foundation in the ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Long Weekend in Washington D.C.
Guide Location: USA » Washington D.C.
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Westin Georgetown   Old Stone House   Firefly   Spirit of Washington   Korean War Memorial   Martin Luther King Memorial   Jefferson Memorial   World War II Memorial   White House   Zatinya   Flight Wine Bar   Captain White’s Seafood Market   Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum   Sculpture Garden Pavillion Cafe   National Gallery of Art   Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History   Founding Farmers   Lincoln Memorial   Washington Monument   Capitol Building   Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum   Sculpture Garden   National Archives Building   Smithsonian National Museum of American History  
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
Read it on author's website: https://adventuresofacouchsurfer.com/2017/04/18/a-long-weekend-in-washington-d-c/

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