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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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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Cheapest route to New York from DC!

If you are considering the most cost effective route to get to NY this summer, consider mixing your travels between two competitive bus routes in the Washington DC area. Megabus offers great deals leaving the Washington DC area where bus tickets can go as low as $12 for a one-way ticket to NY.  Keep in …
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Getting to DC Made Easy, Airlines that Service Washington Reagan National Airport

Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA) is the closest airport to downtown Washington, DC and only 5 miles from the American Guest House. It is also the only Metrorail accessible airport int the DC Metro area. Although, Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) and Dulles International Airport (IAD) are near the District, it takes over an hour to …
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Baltimore to DC via Metro Rail/Bus System

If you are flying in from Baltimore, the cheapest way to commute if you don’t have a rental car is by public transportation.  A taxi ride can easily cost $100 or more depending on which side of DC you are visiting. The B30 Bus line runs fairly often from BWI to the Greenbelt Metro Station …
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Old Town Trolley Tours, Washington DC

It’s a bit chilly in DC during the winter, but don’t let that stop you from seeing all the great sights that the National Mall has to offer!  Old Town Trolley Tours offers a wide range of packages for viewing the national mall, museums and historic districts in the DC area with easy.  On and …
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