We are back at the same park and have been more productive about seeing the sites that D. C. and the surrounding area have to offer. We figure that it would take five years to thoroughly take in all of the museums, government buildings, monuments and history of this place. Most people come here and try to catch as much as they can in a week or two. That is what we have been doing this past week.
Top on our list of priorities was Mount Vernon, President George Washington's 200-acre estate. It is located 30 miles from the city, right on the Potomac River.