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USA: Photo Summary

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The East Coast: Washington, D.C.

Note: My map of attractions for Washington, D.C. can be found here. Yes, I flipped the featured image…

If you want to experience the best trains in the United States, you can catch the Acela Express 150mph train which covers the leg between New York and Washington, D.C.  Or, for about half the price, you can catch a standard Amtrak train.  I went for the latter – a train called the “Northeast Regional”.  Being only around 40 minutes slower than the Acela (3hr 25min vs 2hr 45min?), I couldn’t justify the extra $. Continue reading The East Coast: Washington, D.C.