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Fun in DC – Day Two

The next day we woke up eager to experience more of DC.   First though we wanted breakfast to build up our energy before a tour of the Capitol.  We went to Old Ebbits Grill to fuel up and had a delicious breakfast!  We enjoyed ourselves too much though and were running a little late for our tour.  We also underestimated the distance across town.  When everything is so big it feels closer together!  We did make it for our tour though, thanks to Ryan sprinting ahead!

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After that we went underground (beat the heat!) to the Library of Congress.  It’s an interesting building and had a great view of the Capitol.

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After exploring there we walked back underground to the Capitol and got some great pictures in front of it.  We were running so fast earlier to make our tour that we didn’t have time to stop and smell the roses.














We next visited the National Art Gallery and then decided to call it a day.  What a fun time in DC!  I think we walked 5 miles each day but had a blast!

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Fun in DC – Day One

We had Ryan’s Mom and Stepdad out to visit us a few weeks ago. and they wanted to go to DC.  Cindy had never been and Chuck has been when he was much younger.  So, on a couple hot and steamy days we took the metro in and played tourist!

We hit all the important spots…

The Washington Monument

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The White House

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Lincoln Memorial with a break along the way!

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Vietnam Memorial where we traced a name for Cindy’s brother who served in Vietnam.

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MLK Monument and Korea Memorial

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After all that walking we headed to the museum of American History.  Man, these museums are huge.  After two hours we had been through one wing of one floor!   By that time we were thirsty and hungry and ready to head home where we could recharge for the next day!

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