Washington Trip Recap

I sometimes look back at the posts I wrote while Sharon and I were on vacation in New York a couple years ago, and I wish they were a little more organized. I decided that I’d make an effort to organize my posts and photos from our most recent vacation, to Washington, DC.

Sharon & MackSharon & Mack

We arrived in DC on May 18th, and left May 23rd. Though I posted each day of our trip, I didn’t include any photos after the first day. Uploading was taking so long that I decided to just wait until I got home. I have since gone back and added some thumbnails to each of the daily posts:

We took nearly 900 photos on the trip, and uploaded 607 of them. Here are a few of my favorites:

Washington MonumentCapitol BuildingCanadian Embassy & Capitol as seen from NewseumMack @ Lincoln MemorialKennedy CenterJefferson Memorial

MetroWet PaintSharon with Iced CoffeeSo many boxesLincoln at NightCrazy escalator

As Sharon said on the flight home, we should have taken a pedometer with us! We did so much walking and it would have been interesting to know exactly how much. We made use of the Metro quite extensively too. Here is a map including all the major stops we made:

A few places in particular that we wanted to visit but didn’t: Arlington National Cemetary, the Washington National Cathedral, and the International Spy Museum. Some of my favorites from the trip: the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Newseum, Ben’s Chili Bowl, Founding Farmers, and the Capitol.

I had a great time in Washington, and I’d definitely go back. There is so much to see, and so much history. I’m sure we could easily have filled another six days!

When Sharon has posted her entries about the trip, I’ll update this post with links.