Tuesday, January 20, 2009

The importance of visiting Washington, DC

The National Mall map
Originally uploaded by trudeau
For a student, a Magnet family or a teacher like me, Washington, DC is like Disneyland. But it's has an advantage beyond art and history: it's cheap!

I wish you would join with me in planning your family's spring or summer trip to DC. It is an unforgettable experience. The educational advantage is enormous.

The good news is you can drive there - saving $ over flying - in 2 nights and stay in a competitively-priced hotel and see a world of free institutions.

Here's the center of your visit: Capitol Hill and the National Mall. You're looking at 3 days of touring. And there's hiking and boating when you tire of museums and downtown architecture. Then there are side trips to Annapolis, Md, and down the Potomac to Civil War and Revolutionary War sites.

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