October 09, 2015
If you are anything like us, then Columbus Day weekend snuck up on you this year. Don’t worry, because we have everything you need to make your vacation or staycation a success! Read on for some ideas for the perfect weekend.
Relax in Style
Whether you are looking for a solo adventure, a romantic getaway or fun for the whole family, The Jefferson is the perfect weekend escape. Visit our special offers page and peruse a range of packages and specials. Spend your stay relaxing in one of our beautifully appointed rooms and suites, or head down to Plume for dinner, or Quill to sample our new fall cocktail menu!
See the Sights and Support Your Troops
Now in it’s 31st year, the Army Ten-Miler will take place on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, beginning at 8 a.m. It is the third largest ten mile road race in the world, and attracts military and civilian runners from all over the world. Come out and cheer on participants as they make their way through a course which crosses the National Mall and begins and ends at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.
The Annual Columbus Day Wreath Laying Ceremony
Head down to the Columbus Memorial Statue located at Union Station on Monday, October 12, at 11 a.m. for the national wreath laying ceremony. The event honors Christopher Columbus and the discovery of the United States. Each year Embassies and members of the general public come together to pay tribute to spirit of discovery.
We hope you have a wonderful weekend, and a happy Columbus Day!