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  1. National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
  2. National Arboretum
  3. Mall & Smithsonian American History Museum
  4. Dinner
 

National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

We celebrated the mass of the Ascension at the Shrine. The service was well organized for the many tourists attending. It had been a couple years since we had stopped for a visit. The Shrine continues to add embellishments.


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National Arboretum

One of our favorite stops when we come to DC. When we lived in Cheverly, it was a regular for family outings. The place is much more 'people walking friendly' and there were a lot more people actually walking rather than driving their cars.

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Mall & Smithsonian American History Museum

Another favorite stop of ours in DC! Free museums and great 'open' space [except for parking space!]. The weather was fantastic -- bright, sunny and not too hot.



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Dinner

We stopped for dinner at a Mexican/Italian restaurant in SE. More Mexican than Italian. Food was good and the beer very cold.

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