Explore Washington DC

The days has come! You'll be flying on Southwest Airlines to Washington D.C

You're flight is at 3:00 PM on Thursday, October 31st at Dallas (Lovefeild) Tx

A Cultural Pilgrimage

Thursday, Oct. 31st 2013 at 3pm to Tuesday, Nov. 5th 2013 at 7:15am

Washington, DC

Washington, DC

Car & Hotel

You'll pick up your Toyota Corolla rental car when you arrive at the Washington (Dulles), DC (IAD) Airport!

Then you'll check in at The Normandy Hotel which you'll stay at for 6 days and 5 nights

2118 Wyoming Avenue, NW

Washington DC 20008 US

Superior Room

1 queen bed

Free Wireless Internet

The places you'll be visiting:

The Lincoln Memorial

"In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever." Beneath these words, the 16th President of the United States sits immortalized in marble as an enduring symbol of unity, strength, and wisdom.

The Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Thomas Jefferson remains an essential figure in the consideration and study of the eras of the American Revolution, Early Republic, and National Expansion. Click on the links above to discover more about Thomas Jefferson-Revolutionary, Statesman, Diplomat, and Political Leader.

National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art was conceived and given to the people of the United States by Andrew W. Mellon (1855–1937). Mellon was a financier and art collector from Pittsburgh who came to Washington in 1921 to serve as secretary of the treasury. During his years of public service he came to believe that the United States should have a national art museum equal to those of other great nations.

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.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Deliberately setting aside the controversies of the war, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the men and women who served when their Nation called upon them.


$403 for plane tickets (2-way)

$163 for rental car

$805 for hotel (6 days, 5 nights)

$550 to spend on food

$500 to spend on souvenirs, etc.

$120 for gas or to take the bus

You'll have $460 left over to spend or save, it's up to you!

Returning to Dallas:

Hotel, Car & Flight

You'll check out of your hotel early in the morning on Tuesday, November 5.

You'll return the rental car where you picked it up, at the Washington Renal car counter at the terminal.

You'll depart from the Washington (Dulles), DC (IAD) at 7:00 on Tuesday, November 5.