The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in Georgetown

Last week I discovered that the canal in Georgetown isn’t called the “Georgetown Canal,” as I just blindly assumed it was. During the day I deliver passports to various consulates around the district, including the consulates of South Sudan and Venezuela on 31st street and 30th, respectively. The last few locks (large basins that compensate …
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Sightseeing Tour of Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. offers plenty of opportunities to visit historical landmarks and other amazing attractions.  However, visitors often do not have time to visit all of these wonderful sites.  But there is good news for the time crunched traveler, Big Bus Tours offers a 24 Hour pass on its open top buses.  This pass includes a …
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Visit the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington, DC

If you are walking about along the National Mall this season, an infrequently visited museum is a must see for all ages.  The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is located just southeast of the Washington Memorial, off the Smithsonian Metro Rail Station (Blue or Orange Line).  One notable gift that is produced at BEU is …
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Introductory Flight Lesson! Bowie, MD

Have you ever wanted to fly? Bowie, Maryland is just outside of Washington DC and offers low cost introductory flight lessons. Get one-on-one training with a certified flight instructor on the basics of ground school as well as airtime. Enjoy! Joseph, Innkeeper American Guest House in Washington DC

One to Five Day Itinerary in Washington DC

Do you have only one day to spend in our Nation’s Capital? Are you overwhelmed and not sure where to start? No problem, follow this One Day Itinerary in Washington DC where we have pinpointed the ‘must see’ attractions in Washington DC in just one day. Begin Your Tour We recommend taking the “hop on/hop off” …
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John F. Kennedy’s Home tour

During his time as U.S. Senator, John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jackie, lived in several homes around the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC. Before January 1961 when the Kennedy family moved into the White House, they lived at a total of seven residences around Georgetown! While all of these historic homes are private residences, …
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2 DAYS Itinerary in Washington DC

First day… I. MORNING Early morning: The Mall Enjoy the sunrise and a moment of reflection at the Lincoln memorial where Martin Luther King, Jr delivered his famous I have a dream speech and then take a walk on the mall toward the memorials. There, you’ll have a chance to visit the World War II …
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