Ashton and I recently got back from a trip to Washington D.C. This year we're trying to keep it in the country so we can keep saving for a big Europe trip next year before Ashton (and i get to tag along too) heads off to Dental School in who knows where.
Visiting D.C. was something that was on my to-do list last year but that we just never got around to. Go figure. But this year we made it. Our primary reason for going was for this...
Our second day was spent wandering the Holocaust Museum and spending the rest of the day talking about what we'd seen there. We eventually headed to the National Archives but not before grabbing a few umbrellas right as the rain started to come down. After hovering over works such as the Declaration of Independence it was time for dinner. A huge relief to my poor little feet.
The night was a restless one with worries that government shutdowns would begin at midnight. It would have left us with plenty of time to do nothing since everything from the Capital Building to National Park Grounds would be closed to the public.
With some good luck though we got to go and see places like this