Month: July 2021

DC War Memorial

DC War Memorial

DC War Memorial Still straying from our Roadtrippers itinerary, our self guided tour of the National Mall eventually brought us to the DC War Memorial.  Tucked back from the road, the memorial has sort of a surreal presence to it. We took a few minutes at this stop as it was a quiet, serene place Read More

Washington DC Travel Journal - Cover

Washington DC Travel Journal

Washington DC Travel Journal Okay, so… full disclosure.  This product review is all about a product that I actually designed and created myself.  I created this journal specifically for you! When my son and I took our road trip to Washington DC, I had used Roadtrippers to try and plan our itinerary.  But I wasn’t Read More

Washington Monument Washington DC

Washington Monument Washington DC

Washington Monument Washington DC Even if its not part of your Roadtrippers itinerary, the Washington Monument is hard to miss if you’re in the DC area.  You pretty much see it from anywhere you are unless your under a bunch of trees. Every time I’ve visited Washington DC, I look at this monument in awe.  Read More

World War 2 Memorial DC

World War 2 Memorial DC

World War 2 Memorial DC The memorials weren’t part of our Roadtrippers itinerary, but we certainly made a great day of visiting them.  The World War II Memorial was one of the memorials that I really enjoy visiting every time I visit the area. The road trip with my son was the second time for Read More

Vietnam Women's Memorial Washington DC

Vietnam Women’s Memorial Washington DC

Vietnam Women’s Memorial Washington DC Six years ago on our Washington DC road trip, my son and I spent our 7th day walking the National Mall and visiting the memorials.  The Vietnam Memorial Statues and Wall were a definite stop that day. The memorials weren’t part of our Roadtrippers itinerary, but they very well should Read More

Washington DC, 7-29-2015 - 50 - Vietnam Memorial

Vietnam Memorial Statues Washington DC

Vietnam Memorial Statues Washington DC Six years ago on our Washington DC road trip, my son and I spent our 7th day walking the National Mall and visiting the memorials.  The Vietnam Memorial Statues and Wall were a definite stop that day. I haven’t gone far enough back in my ancestry yet to determine if Read More

Lincoln Memorial National Monument

Lincoln Memorial National Monument

Lincoln Memorial National Monument Six years ago today, my son and I left home and began our Washington DC road trip. We spent day 7 of the road trip walking the National Mall.  Our third stop of the day was the Lincoln Memorial.  I had visited on my business trip as well.  That trip, I Read More

Constitution Park Washington DC

Constitution Gardens Washington DC

Constitution Gardens Washington DC Still avoiding our Roadtrippers itinerary at the National Mall, we walked through Constitution Park. There were a whole bunch of geese that we basically followed into the park.  I thought that was pretty cool, as did my son. Unfortunately, the park was the most run down place we saw in Washington Read More

Leather Travel Journal

Leather Travel Journal

Leather Travel Journal When I took my first my first trip to New Orleans, I decided to journal the trip.  I had just recently gotten into my family tree and ancestry research.  How cool would it be to leave my journals to my son so he can read them when he’s old enough to appreciate Read More

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool Still visiting places that weren’t on our Roadtrippers itinerary, my son and I decided to spend day 7 of our trip at the National Mall. We lucked out and found a parking spot real close to the Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool, so that was where we started our journey of Read More

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