Dixie Delights in D.C. {Capitol Tour, Georgetown, Founding Farmers}

Today was a bit more laid back than our previous two days, which was a welcome change.  We thought about starting our day at the Supreme Court, but decided to sleep in and have a leisurely breakfast instead.  We were tired! U.S. Capitol Tour Our first scheduled activity was a tour of the U.S. Capitol! Our… Read More

Dixie Delights in D.C. {Ford’s Theater, Spy Museum, Holocaust Museum, Ted’s Bulletin}

I think I said yesterday’s itinerary was our most ambitious, but today’s just may rival it.  I mean, we didn’t go to D.C. to sleep, right?!  We had a quick breakfast at Cafe du Parc at the Willard and were off on our day. Ford’s Theater Our morning started with a 10 AM visit to… Read More

Dixie Delights in D.C. {National Cathedral, Georgia Brown’s Jazz Brunch, American History Museum, Natural History Museum, Round Robin Bar, Old Ebbitt Grill}

Our second day in D.C. was one of our craziest as far as our itinerary goes. Easter at the Washington National Cathedral Since it was Easter Sunday and we had the Washington National Cathedral on our wish list of places to visit, I thought why not just attend their Easter service?!  And, I am so… Read More

Dixie Delights in D.C. {National Archives, Arlington, Le Diplomate Dinner}

We hit the ground running when we arrived in D.C. (hence the shower on the train)!  We pulled in at Union Station around 10:30 AM, checked in at the Willard Intercontinental and were off to find lunch. District Taco I read and then re-read and then triple-read every single reader comment when I solicited advise… Read More

Dixie Delights in D.C. {The Amtrak Train from Atlanta to D.C.}

We kicked off this adventure to our nation’s capital not traveling by car or airplane, but rather by TRAIN!!!  This is something the boys have always wanted to do, and something neither Honey or I have ever done so we thought… “why not?!”  We booked our tickets for the Amtrak Crescent Line that originates in… Read More

Dixie Delights in D.C. {Our Spring Break Adventure}

We are still feeling pretty exhilarated  from what was one of our best family trips yet!  We spent our Spring Break in Washington D.C., Mount Vernon, Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown.  Over the next week or so, I am going to share what we did, what we learned and a TON of pictures.   Part 1:… Read More