The original Iwo Jima flag that flew atop Mt. Suribachi. It was raised February 23, 1945 by the United States Marines. It is now at the United States Marine Corps Museum in Quantico, Virginia Taken by Melinda Hall 2012
Mt. Vernon Estate. George Washington's family home, located along the shores of the Potomac River, is the most scenic tourist attraction in Northern Virginia. Visit the mansion, the outbuildings, the gardens and the new museum and learn about the life of America's first president and his family.
For experienced travelers who have rented their fair share of properties, the continued popularity of hotels among tourists seems inexplicable. Rentals are often far more affordable than hotel rooms, and the range of amenities (not to mention the sheer...
The seat of the U.S. Federal government, Washington D.C. sits on the Potomac River, sandwiched between Maryland and Virginia states. Sites like the U.S. Capitol, White House, Lincoln Memorial, and the Washington Monument put the city among the top-visited places in the United States.