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I Have Been to Washington Dc

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    Would Love To Go Back!

    Absolutely loved it! Would go back today if I could. I worked as a waitress in high school and saved up my money so I could go... Pictures in books could never do the real experience justice. We rode in a huge charter bus and went to the Whitehouse, Lincoln Memorial, Washington...
    chendrix1234 chendrix1234 22-25, F Jun 11, 2013

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    On Holiday

    I have been to Washington once, it was the week before Christmas and it was freezing.  I remember seeing so many of the sites in a very limited amount of time and the one that struck me the most was the war memorial beside the Washington Memorial, it was so silent and all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 1, 2008

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    I Love Dc

    I went last Saturday!  I took the Metro in.  I love riding the Metro.  It is like a mini United Nations!  People of every race from countries all over the world all peacefully riding together.  Too bad the whole world can't learn from the Metro! ...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 31, 2009

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    I'm in Washington, D.

    C. Right now!
    YoungMBoy YoungMBoy 13-15, M May 15, 2014

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    Two Times

    I have been to DC twice. The first time was in 2007 when my mom went there for work and the second time was in March of 2012 with my senior class for the class of 2012 trip. The first time was cool but the second time was my favorite because I saw more than on the first trip. I...
    Duckster10 Duckster10 18-21, M Jul 12, 2012

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    Everyone Should

    Everyone should visit our nations capital.  There is a lot of history there of course.  My favorite is the air and space museum.  The monuments are nice.  A lot of history has been made there.  It makes me think of what elected officals should be...
    gettinsum1 gettinsum1 56-60, M Feb 22, 2010

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    For a ton of school field trips.

    It got boring really quickly but I guess living in Maryland has its perks.
    misanthropicpessimist misanthropicpessimist 13-15, F Jun 28

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    Once, About 1.5 Years Ago.

    I went to the national mall.  There, I visited the Museum of Natural History, The Smithsonian Castle, and the National Museum of American History.  My favorite part was the huge elephant in the middle of the lobby in the Museum of Natural History.  It was...
    BBUDS BBUDS 18-21, F Oct 11, 2010

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    Intern

    I was one of many interns in the Winter of 1997. I lived in Virginia but rode the Blue line everyday, then the Red. I loved DC. It was one of the best times in my life. My favorite place to visit has to be Mount Vernon, though. It's peaceful and beautiful. I get to walk through...
    UtesFan UtesFan 36-40, F Apr 27, 2012

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    Arlington Field Trip

    (I know, it’s not part of Washington D.C, but it should be) Today, I had a field trip to Arlington National Cemetery. It was amazing, all the buildings, the grave's architecture, and sorry if this is disrespectful, but one of the graves was named "McDonald", I found it funny...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 7, 2012

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    Yeah, I've Been to Dc...

    Sometimes a few more times than I wish I had :-D Anyway, one of the best things was a few years ago when I saw "The Day The Earth Stood Still" movie on the National Mall. Was great cause the movie was set in DC :-D So there was the such and such a monument on the screen, and...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response May 18, 2009

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    Went for the second time today.

    I really love it there. The tons of people are pretty cool, it's a beautiful place, and there's alot of interesting things to see. Especially if your a history freak like me. I was a bit bummed because I wanted to visit JFK's grave again (personal thing) but I still got to see...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F Apr 13

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    Many Times

    I've visited Washington, DC so many times I feel like a native.  When I was growing up my parents took me there for vacation several times and in the past number of years I've visited there many times on my own.  There is so much to do there - the Smithsonian...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F Aug 8, 2008

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    Yes, Mrs. Lincoln

    Oct 28, 2011 2:47 PM I thought you were Polish and French....NOW you tell me that you are randy.....sheesh...DC has load to see and do...but not a place I would want to.....hmmm, a Georgetown brownstone....a boat on the Potomac....shows at the National Theatre, the Kennedy...
    2the4winds 2the4winds 26-30, F Jun 4, 2013

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    Of Course I Have!

    I live here so I'm here everyday =P But when I was a kid and my family and I still lived in New York we visited DC once
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F Nov 28, 2008

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    In High School....

    we went for our senior class trip...It was educational, but we had fun too...We saw Lincoln Memorial, FBI Building, Smithsonian, Whitehouse, the National Zoo, Unknown Soldier's resting place, ate at some nice restaurants, and patronized the liquor store next to our hotel...My...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F Aug 8, 2008

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    I Have Been To Washington D.C. Several Times.

    I grew up in the mid-Atlantic region, and when I was a kid, my family would go on a vacation every summer.  One year we went to Washington DC and I got to see a bunch of things - the zoo, some museums, maybe even the White House.  It's been a long time, so I don't...
    aohoku aohoku 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 16, 2010

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    2001 Presidential Inauguration

    Our ROTC was supposed to march there, but sadly, we couldn't. But we went anyway. & it was nice. I loved the museums, like the space center, the US Mint, the white house, etc.
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F Aug 9, 2008

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    On the Way to Ny.

    I have been through there sooo many times on the way to NY and back.  One time my dad decided to take us into the city to ride around and see the White House and such.  There was sooo much traffic and we later discovered that we should've left out the detour.  I...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F May 18, 2009

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    Want to Go Again

    Been there two times but years ago now. The 70's and the 90's. So much to see. So many beautiful things. The National Archives. The Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin. The Lincoln Memorial. The Smithsonian complex. The Wall. Arlington, across the river. And so many more. The...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F Nov 28, 2008

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    ~RIDING On the Metro~

    I was on Metro (DC subway system) today... some thoughts: 1) Did they kill the AC inside stations recently? I don't remember it being so hot in them and was in 2 like this today today... 2) I saw this fun trick years ago. Works in old cars, don't know if works in new ones...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response Jun 18, 2009

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    Many Times.

    Not surprisin' since I used t' live in Maryland. In me 20`s I had a boyfriend that lived in DC so I sailed' jus' about ever' weekend. Downtown be really borin', nothin' but offices, nothin' open after 5, like a ghost town in th' evenin'. Georgetown be pretty cool tho, wi' th' Key...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F Jul 13, 2012

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    Becoming My Favorite Vacation Spot

    DC has so much to see and do, and most of it is free! I can get there easily on Amtrak, then ride the Metro everywhere once I'm there. I love it. 
    rusted rusted 56-60, M May 17, 2009

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