We boarded the Amtrak in New York’s Penn Station early on Friday morning. Four hours later we were pulling into Union Station, Washington D. C.
I’ve been to D.C. once before, and it was quite a whirlwind adventure, but this time I had a plan. And a map.
Before the trip, a few of us listed the things that looked interesting, our choices were placed on the map, with colour-coded pushpins and icons where agreed upon activities and restaurants could be found. Yeah, I’m a bit over-organized at times.
After checking in to the hotel, we had lunch at The Founding Farmers, a really great restaurant with really great food. Then we walked to the pier, a 2.5 mile trek from the hotel, taking in the sights. Continue reading