Our visit to MD, DC, and VA, part 2

Part 2 – Washington DC Day 2

We began our second day in DC heading for the Museum of Natural History. This was always a favorite of our children when we lived in Maryland and upon our return with grandchildren it continued to be a favorite. This time we took the Metro in to town and rode the escalators up out of the depths to the mall again.
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Our visit to MD, DC, and VA, part 1

In February of this year, our daughter Jocelyn came to us with some news.
“I’m planning a trip to Washington, D.C. this May with Kyra,” she said.
“Great,” we said then she said, “but I need you to come along…”
“Oh?” we said.
Well to make a long story shorter here, the plan was to spend 10 days in the Maryland (MD), Washington, D.C. (DC), and Williamsburg, Virginia (VA) area as an enrichment for our 11 year old granddaughter, Kyra. As we had lived in MD in the 1980’s we were all quire familiar with the destinations although we hadn’t really been back in close to 25 years. So…that started the wheels turning for our visit. Over several months we hatched out a plan to fly from SFO to BWI (Baltimore Washington International airport, my favorite in the DC area) in mid May, get a car, spend about 6 days in the DC area visiting the Mall and museums, travel to Chincoteague Island, VA, then to Williamsburg, VA and depart from Norfolk, VA. Over the next few posts I’ll tell the story of this neat trip. I won’t share all the images I took as these can be found on my Flickr album but…I will show the highlights.
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