United States of America · 5 Days · 6 Moments · May 2017

Gettysburg


19 May 2017

Spent the day at Mount Vernon which has an excellent visitor's center and tour of the home.. Learn d lots about our first president. Dinner at Il Porto and then packed up for lunch journey home the next day.

18 May 2017

Off to Alexandria and the Marriott hotel. It had warmed up to 90 degrees so we took it slow with a walk to the waterfront and lunch at the Warehouse. Toured the mansion where they shot Mercy Street. Dinner at Vermillion with Rebecca.

17 May 2017

Back to touring the battlefield starting with a ranger session at the National cemetery. In the afternoon we toured the Shriver home to get a sense of how the battle affected the native population. Dinner at Sidney at Willoughby Run.

16 May 2017

Today we traveled to the Amish area in Pennsylvania. Started at a tour of an Amish farmhouse with a wonderful guide. Lunch at Bird in the Hand cafe followed by the most delicious sugar and cinnamon coated pretzel. A quick trip to Hershey to tour the chocolate factory and then dinner at Gettysburg Eddie's.

15 May 2017

Started our tour of Gettysburg National battleground via audio tour in our car. We first watched a movie and then the world's largest diorama. Had lunch at the 101 cafe and dinner at One Lincoln.

14 May 2017

Started our trip to Gettysburg arriving at the Brickhouse Inn. Dinner at the Dobbin House (historic building from 1776).