Washington, D.C. Journals

Washington, DC 2003

An August 2003 trip to Washington, D.C. by baxterplatt

Quote: This was a super trip. We stayed in the Dupont Circle area, which was a perfect location because it was close to museums and libraries for the research I was doing, and close to the nightlife to relax afterwards. Going with a friend made the trip all the better.

Arlington National Cemetery

Attraction | "Arlington National Cemetary"

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You definitely need to pack some agua when you go. And don't take the trolley unless you're pregnant, handicapped, or older than my dad, who is 65 and has walked the whole way up the hill. You have to see it, listen to the people, feel the hallowed ground that you walk on and remember. It's a place to be revered, a place to be respected, and a place to teach your family and friends and yourself soooo much about our nation's great history.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 28, 2004

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, Virginia
Arlington, Virginia 22211
(703) 607-8000

S. Dillon Ripley Center

Attraction | "Smithsonian"

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Great. An absolute must-see. If you don't, you're missing out on a bunch. The exhibits are super. Just make sure that you are ready to deal with the bag checks. Hey...it's for all of our safety.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 28, 2004

S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, D.C., United States 2002
(202) 633-1000

The National Postal Museum

Attraction | "Stamp of Approval: The National Postal Museum"

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Not exactly planned. Shawn and I were walking around the National Mall and decided to go over there. It was such a neat building. Check out the pics. Not much for kids unless they are into history and architecture. BUT...THERE IS AN OUTSTANDING VIEW FROM THE TOP. THAT ALONE IS WORTH GOING!!

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on May 28, 2004

The National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
(202) 633-5555