Washington, D.C. Journals

Virginia, Maryland, and DC in a Week with Family

A July 2007 trip to Washington, D.C. by snippet

Quote: A family vacation seeing the sights in Washington D.C. with a couple of short trips in Virginia and Maryland.

Virginia, Maryland, and DC in a Week with Family


This was our family vacation to see the sights in DC, Virginia, and Maryland. In Virginia, we visited Monticello, Michie Tavern, and Mount Vernon.In Maryland, we visited the Baltimore Aquarium, Ft McHenry, the USS Constellation, the Inner Harbor shops, and Little Italy.In DC, we had tours of the Capitol, White House, Pentagon and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. We biked around the monuments and visited the Air and Space Museum, the Museum of Natural History and the National Zoo. Quick Tips: Plan, Plan, Plan.We contacted our State Representative to arrange for the tours. Do this two months in advance! Bring photo IDs (sometimes you will need two) and don't...Read More