Watch out DC. We are here….

Day #8, post #9 #350blogging

Its July and its hot. Our second, but officially our first full day, in DC found us at Arlington Ceremtery. My younger sister had given us a great piece of advice; “Pay for the bus tour at the beginning. Then you don’t have to worry about walking all over.” So our first order of business was to buy a ticket to the tram. It was the best advice ALL. Day. Long. We got to ride to the main three points of interest. JFK’s eternal flame site, the Tomb of the Unknown and the Lee House. All in all it was a great day AND bonus: we didn’t get lost on the Metro.

Since my other sister had taken a train from NY to meet us, we decided to do some sightseeing. We took the night bus tour. It was amazing. While you truly can not see all the great sites in just 3 hours, We were able to see some of the greatest night time sights. The monuments were amazing. The kids were so excited to see everything lit up and also excited to ride on a topless double decker bus LOL. My mom was a little worried about traveling the metro from Union Station back to Dupon Circle so late at night, however, that was the most crowded I saw the metro all day. Some people just getting off of work, some going out for the evening and some just getting home. It was calm and relaxing! It was another great day in DC.

10314725_10204504967892768_6253643148881802060_n 10393928_10204504973492908_7344016819500211474_n 10435371_10204504989173300_7394566090651590537_n 10487481_10204505045614711_7779100309202035881_n 10488227_10204504948172275_5170203971177113079_n 10492275_10204504987613261_7207451206788679876_n 10509551_10204504989813316_5626495111977512749_n 10532797_10204504972252877_6117760639816389425_n 10565096_10204504945452207_7302790121047199056_n




© Copyright © 2013 All Rights Reserved, Tales from the Nursery
CyberChimps WordPress Themes