Our first stop on the way to Washington D.C. was at Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson. We had passes for a guided tour to see all of the home and grounds, although they did not permit pictures inside the home except in the dome room. This home is pictured on the back of the United States nickel coin. Please go to the links to read more about Thomas Jefferson. It is very fascinating to learn about this very important man in America's history.