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Washington DC Super Saver: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley and Monuments by Moonlight Tour
"Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley TourBoard your trolley at any of its 20 stops throughout Washington DC and use your included guidebook to help plan your day. Travel three different routes and listen to onboard commentary on the sights you pass hopping on and off as often as you like. Since the trolleys run every half hour from morning to evening they're a convenient way to get around the city and cover all the must-do sights! This is DC's only trolley with GPS Tracking! You can find the your next trolley arrival nearby trolley stops and there is even a call-in feature. No phone app is required! Maximize your time on the trolleys with the use of this tool.There are three different trolley routes (see Itinerary for a complete list of stops):National Mall and Downtown ( as well as the Lincoln Memorial Washington Monument
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Washington DC Private City Tour
"It's a very fast-paced city tour around Washington DC for 4 hours with your own private driver guide who will give you all the basic information about the monuments and areas you will see on this tour. Get even more personalized by selecting a multi-ling Supreme Court Library of Congress Ullyses Grant MemorialUnion Station Pennsylvania Avenue The White House
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Half Day Customized Private Tour of DC by Limo or Mercedes Sprinter
"Pick up available inside DC Beltway (including hotels and private residences) Alexandria Arlington Fairfax Bethesda and Chevy Chase.Customize your tour from our list of popular DC sites and landmarks including: US Capital Library of Congress
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Between the Lincoln and Washington Monuments

My heart goes out to people like this man who I delibertly took a picture of. The current administration has accomplished what Roosevelt through Carter could not do.

So many middle class people have faced over the past eight years and still deal with a difficult periods of personal strife because of loss of jobs, lower pay, down sizing. I have been fortunate to have a caring family to help me through these past few years.

Lord, open the eyes of the current and future leaders of the United States. Give them compassion for the working man, promote equality and unity amoung the masses, work for the common good of all people.

Make this country energy efficient and make the US independent of oil!

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Feb 25, 2008

For those of you interested in...

For those of you interested in how the posh of the poshest live in DC, visit Potomac, Maryland a few files northwest of Washington, DC. This area is home to wealthy lawyers, corporate officers & businessmen.
Just drive up River Road and see the castles abound...

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heloise
Aug 26, 2002

Row Houses

Upscale residential area of Capitol Hill. Popular 'row' houses.

Driving through some of the neighborhoods can be interesting.

The elegant layout of the city is awesome and some believe that a special type of person lives in D.C. However, I believe that people are the same where ever we go.

Here you'll find the homes of the rich, famous and powerful as well as the homes of the average working class and in some areas there is poverty.

What impressed me the most was that even the poorest citizens of D.C. can enjoy some of the best museums in the world any time they want. All Smithsonian Museums offer a wealth of information and there is no entrance fee.

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Oct 14, 2012

The Capital

The Capital

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Sep 12, 2002
 
 
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Where Some Congressmen Live

It is interesting to know that several Congressman live aboard houseboats at the Washington Marina since they go home on weekends.

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Sep 07, 2002

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Georgetown

We finished our day in Georgetown by visiting two very different historic cemeteries located quite close to one another. The first, Oak Hill Cemetery, was founded in 1848 on a 15-acre plot of land...
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Watergate Complex

The Watergate Complex will forever be linked with the scandal that led to Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974. The complex itself is made up of five buildings, i.e. one office building, three...
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Dumbarton Oaks

This fabulous estate dates back to the 19th century and it belonged to Robert and Mildred Bliss. Robert Bliss was an American diplomat who had graduated from Harvard University and, while they were...
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Kennedy Performing Arts Center

Be sure to go on the Kennedy Center webpage and be on the lookout for free things to do here. Just today the 20th of March I attended a free Concert by Punjabi MC an Indian DJ who combine hip hop with...
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Islamic Mosque & Cultural Center

This great Mosque was founded in 1947 during President Truman's term in office, and it is the very first Mosque to be built in the nation's capital. It came about after the sudden death of a Tursking...
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Woodrow Wilson House

After he left office in 1921, President Thomas Woodrow Wilson retired to a beautiful house near what was to become Embassy Row. He lived there for 3 years until he passed way peacefully in February...
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