Washington, D.C. Journals

Capitol City

A June 2002 trip to Washington, D.C. by Reidie

Quote: Business in Washington, D.C. is always laced with pleasure as you experience shopping, dining, and entertainment in the nation's capital.

Capitol City


We love getting away to DC to see the many monuments and museums. The Vietnam Veteran's Wall, Lincoln Memorial, and the Washington Monument are always landmarks. The Smithsonian is never boring, but it's hard to see everything in such a short trip. The Holocaust Museum is another must see, but it's impossible to take it all in during one visit. DC always has plays and events, and Rockdale Park was offering free Shakespeare in the Park tickets. The play was well-acted and worth the visit to this open-air theater. The meal at Chuck's Steakhouse was a highlight for me. The food was delicious. Ford Theater is a great place to see if you are interested in history. You will feel like you ar...Read More
A beautiful hotel next to the old Convention Center and one block from Chinatown. Rooms were spacious and hotel staff was efficient. Rooms have refrigerators, ironing boards, etc. An indoor pool and health club are available, too. Suites with dining room, living rooms, and kitchens are offered. The hotel boasts a food court as well as several restaurants, convenience stores, shopping boutiques, and a post office. Conference facilities and meeting rooms are well organized. The concierge is helpful and taxi service is readily available. A nice place to stay when in DC. It's near the MCI Center and the metro stops within two blocks. Ford Theater and the Spy Museum are both within walking...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 16, 2003

Renaissance Washington DC
999 9th Street NW
Washington, United States 20001

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Attraction | "Holocaust Museum"

It's sad and depressing, but it really makes you think and feel. Row upon row of shoes from real people who survived and most who didn't are displayed. Walking through the concentration camp is realistic and they have films of real people and some of the experiments that they underwent during their imprisonment. There is a train you walk through that makes you realize how they might have felt being transported to who knows what. It shows the Holocaust from a child's viewpoint in one area. The Warsaw ghetto is realistic. This museum shows all aspects of the Holocaust. People who helped other escape and hide are highlighted. It is very educational and will bring the horrors of this time to life. It's an...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 16, 2003

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, Sw
Washington, D.C., United States 20024
(202) 488-0400