Sunday, 03 November 2013 00:00

Union Station

Union Station is a major train station, transportation hub, and leisure destination in Washington, D.C. Visited by 32 million people a year, Union Station is one of the busiest train stations in the country and is served by Amtrak, MARC and VRE commuter rail services, the Washington Metro, and buses. It opened in 1907 and at its height during World War II some 200,000 people passed through it every day. It is also the headquarters for Amtrak.

Union Station is a travel hub for the Eastern Seaboard.

 

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Thursday, 31 October 2013 00:00

Washington Monument

The Washington Monument is the most prominent structure in Washington, D.C.  The 555-foot, 5-1/8" marble obelisk honors the nation's founding father George Washington, who led the Continental Army to victory, and then became the nation's first president under the Constitution.  Tickets are required to visit the interior of the Washington Monument

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