This weekend we took a quick road trip to Washington D.C.
Somehow we packed three or fours days worth of touring into 34 hours.
We practically had monuments coming out of our ears.
We left home at 9 am on Sunday morning, drove about 100 miles, and then stopped for brunch at The Diner in D.C.’s Adams Morgan neighborhood.
If you’re gluten-free, I highly recommend the pancakes. YUM.
My guys want you to try the tater tots.
Tater tots are good for your taste buds.
After pancakes, bread pudding french toast, and a veggie Reuben, we walked to the National Zoo.
Note: The ape house is NOT good for your nose.
After mouth breathing my way through the ape house, I’d opt for a day outside too.
We walked A LOT. In 34 hours, I clocked 47,000 steps on my pedometer.
That’s about 20 miles.
I’m moving a little slower today.
Luckily there was plenty of sustenance.
Top Chef alum Mike Isabella’s Graffiato is a fun food adventure.
And that night we had a relaxing moonlight trolley ride around D.C.
This was a fitting way to spend Memorial Day weekend.
The next morning we walked to the National Mall and toured the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
My son will be waiting a long time to get a car loan at this dealership.
But waiting is not so bad.
We waited in this line at Georgetown Cupcakes (yes, we also toured Georgetown!)
Easy wait when this is at the end of the line:
Especially because the chocolate lava cupcakes were gluten-free.
Then, home again, home again, jiggety jig.
But not before we picked up a souvenir.
How did you spend your weekend? Do you have a favorite tourist spot?