Quarter Finalist 2009 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship
Thousands flock to our nationâ€™s capitol every year and this past summer I was one of them. The sheer amount of things in Washington DC astounded me.
Thousands flock to our nation’s capitol every year and this past summer I was one of them. The sheer amount of things in Washington DC astounded me. It was tough deciding what to visit. Between the museums, the monuments, and the historical places, how do you decide what to do? Out of all the sights, which are the most interesting? Which are the must sees?
My trip was a whirlwind of quintessentially
I went to the Memorial expecting to see just another monument, one among the many all across
As an admirer of the Founding Fathers, especially
Like all other monuments, this one is crawling with tourists during the day. During the heat of the summer being stuck on the inside of a monument with hundreds of other gawkers is the last place you want to be. If you would like to sit down, read the walls and absorb this monument, take my advice: the memorial is open twenty-four hours a day so go see it in the evening. You will be the only one there and the quiet intelligence that the Jefferson Memorial exudes will be all the more tangible. I highly recommend the Thomas Jefferson Memorial to anyone who visits
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