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A short visit to Washington, DC

An October 2002 trip to Washington, D.C. by peterrl

Quote: A two-day visit to Washington, which we have seen many times. This time the main interest was a special exhibit at the National Gallery (Quest for Immortality, relics of Egypt) and at the Phillips (retrospective of Bonnard, the French Impressionist). Both exhibits were superb.

A short visit to Washington, DC

Overview

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Washington is, in my opinion, one of the great cities for visitors. Many of the sites are free, including the National Gallery, Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institutions, and others. And, of course, there is the Capitol Building, White House, Washington Monument, Arlington Cemetery, etc. The city has food of every variety and at an affordable cost. There is a particularly interesting area, Georgetown, which does not have "sites" but does have charm, shops, and restaurants.Quick Tips: Best Way To Get Around: The city is laid out on a grid with many streets having only one-way traffic, and there are avenues running diagonally which help confuse the driver. I have found it best to...Read More

Bull Moose Bed & Breakfast on Capitol Hill

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The Bull Moose Bed and Breakfast in Washington, DC is a basic bed and breakfast accommodation which calls itself a "city inn" and has a friendly, very warm, helpful manager. It is located at the corner of 5th and A Street, NE. Be sure to note the "NE" since Washington is divided into four quarters, so there is a 101 5th Street in each of the NE, NW, SE, and SW quarters. The rooms vary greatly, ranging from a tiny single room without bath at $89 to a roomy triple room with bath at $189. We stayed in Room 6 (The Rough Rider Room), which lists at $169. It was spacious and clean, with a very comfortable queen-size bed, it had its own bath, and was complete with ceiling fan, air conditioner, ches...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on October 30, 2002

Bull Moose Bed & Breakfast on Capitol Hill
101 5th Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20002