How and Why to visit Arlington National Cemetery

Every year, millions of people from all over the world descend on Washington DC, the Nation’s Capital, to visit the many museums, lobby congress, attend conventions, and learn about the history of our nation. There is one place that stands alone, just outside the city, a place that is quiet, somber, and moving. A place …
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The Washington DC Metro System Guide

If you are planning your travel to DC or are already in DC, you will encounter traffic, traffic and more traffic. Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington DC has some of the worst traffic recorded on the east coast of the United States. Many people, whether visiting or commuting, thousands upon thousands each day, choose to …
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The Adams Morgan Neighborhood of Washington DC

Washington DC is divided up into many different neighborhoods, whether it be Capitol Hill, The Yards, Georgetown, Kalorama, DuPont, Columbia Heights, Capital Heights, the list could go on for a long time. Each has their own taste, cultural and feel for whatever purpose you may want to visit. One of the DC neighborhoods that stands …
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The Kalorama Neighborhood of our Washington DC B&B

Here at American Guest House, a DC Inn, we just want to share with you little about the neighborhood we call home. The Kalorama Neighborhood is located in NW Washington DC, straddled between DuPont Circle to its south and Woodley Park to its north. It also borders another well known neighborhood of the city, Adams Morgan. …
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Mount Vernon’s 2017 Wine Festival and Sunset Tours

Just outside of the beltway is a beautiful place called Mount Vernon, it was home to our first nation’s first president, George Washington and his wife, Martha Washington. There is much history to explore and many events that shaped the fabric of our nation here. Many events are still held at Mount Vernon every year, …
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How to tour the Capitol Building in Washington DC

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the history of our great nation? Have you ever wanted to walk the halls that our founding fathers walked? In Washington DC, there is lots of history, but the Capitol Building stands alone with its richness still growing each day.  The first step with getting to tour …
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2017 Rock and Roll DC Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K

Are you ready to Rock? Are you ready to Roll? Are you ready to Run? This year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Marathon is March 11th. This race is a 26.2 mile race starting and finishing at RFK Stadium, weaving through many of DC’s best neighborhoods including Kalorama, Popular Point and Adams Morgan, providing runners …
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Planning a visit to DC in 2015

Are you planning a vacation to the DC area?  Overwhelmed by all the things to see and do?  It can be daunting, but here are a few suggestions. First, close your eyes and take a deep breath.  Now, take a poll of all the people going, to determine everyone’s likes and interests.  Is it the …
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