Normandy Hotel, DC

Normandy Hotel, DC

During our DC stay we opted to stay in Dupont Circle. We lived on the opposite side of the city when we were interns here, so we thought it would be a fun spot to spend more time in this visit. We stayed at the charming…

Charlottesville, Virginia!

Charlottesville, Virginia!

Charming and lively Charlottesville would already have been on our list of places to visit on our Virginia trip, but it became even more so because of some of our favorite friends living there right now! As we knew people here already, we were able…

Touring Monticello

Touring Monticello

Monticello was obviously a must-visit during our Charlottesville stop. It is the beautiful and historic home of Thomas Jefferson.  We spent a morning up on the mountain touring the house and property, learning so much more about our third President. ^^ We had plenty of historical…

Virginia countryside

Virginia countryside

Our Virginia trip included Richmond, Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, and a lot of countryside as we drove this loop. It was a beautiful time of year to do this drive, and we scraped the edge of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Shenandoah which we need to…

Visiting Chase’s hometown: Lynchburg, VA!

Visiting Chase’s hometown: Lynchburg, VA!

Our Virginia trip had to include a stop through the place where Chase was born…Lynchburg! His family lived there until he was 5, and I’ve always wanted to go back and visit with him. I knew it would be fun to see, but I had…