Jefferson Rock at Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry: Make a Day Trip out of D.C.!

Cherry Blossom season in D.C. is absolutely delightful, but we know that the crowds can be hectic and chaotic – so why not take a day trip to Harper’s Ferry? D.C. has so much history, but the impact of Harper’s Ferry on history cannot be underestimated. Harpers Ferry is only a little over two hours …
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Notebook and textbook open on desk

Visiting a University in DC? Stay at American Guest House!

Fortunately, Washington DC is home to many of the United States’ world-class universities. In this vein, D.C.’s universities have curricula spanning a wide range of disciplines sure to appeal to many! Whether you are touring college campuses, attending an event, or coming to celebrate graduation, American Guest House is located about 9 minutes away from George …
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Cherry Blossoms near the Potomac River

2019 Cherry Blossom Season in Washington, D.C. !

The most exciting and beautiful time in D.C. is just around the corner – Cherry Blossom season!   HISTORY    To fully appreciate the beauty of the cherry blossom trees, one must first understand the history of these beautiful plants. In 1912, Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo gifted D.C. 3,000 cherry trees as a symbol of friendship and peace …
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