Washington, DC

National Mall and US Capitol from top of Washington MonumentWe took advantage of “Jersey Week”, when Kyle had a half day on Tuesday for Election Day and Thursday and Friday off for the NJ Teachers’ Convention, to visit Washington, DC. We had wanted to take Kyle to see the museums and monuments of DC for a while. Now that he was old enough to appreciate it, we decided to head down there for a week. It was a great time and we saw a ton including the Air & Space (both the part in DC and the Udvar-Hazy Center out at Dulles Airport), Natural History, and American History museums of the Smithsonian Institution. We also hit (at least) six memorials/monuments, Ford’s Theater, Arlington National Cemetery, the Library of Congress, and, as bonuses, Manassas Battlefield and Fort McHenry.

Of course, there are

Lincoln and WWII Memorials

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