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As said in Kiddie Funn this is a fam fav! Buckets Lists, Favorite Places, Fam Fav, National Harbor, Kiddie Funn, Oxon Hills, Statues Involvement, Dining Options, Giants Unearth
Day Trip! We Planned Your Next Beachy Getaway, Sans Airfare (“But how do I get to National Harbor?” you ask. Well, that’s easy— It’s right off 495 and 295. “But I don’t have a car” you say. No problem, just take the Green Line to Southern Avenue Station, then catch the NH1 bus to the Harbor. Make sure you come back before 11:00pm though when the bus stops running.)
National Museum of Health and Medicine | It's likely a better choice for science nerds than for hypochondriacs, but this institution (which has been in existence since the Civil War) is an awesome place to see all kinds of historical documents, drawings, and more relating to the evolution of modern medicine. With exhibits that range from military medicine to modern forensics, there's something for everyone.
DC tourist destinations I'll actually love visiting? yes please.
Charming Charlie Forgive us for what we're about to do — but if you haven't yet been to Charming Charlie, you're about to become a full-fledged addict. This packed-to-the-brim accessories shop is part of a national chain, but the National Harbor outpost is the closest one to the District. Focusing primarily on jewelry, scarves, bags, and shoes, this color-coded paradise is worth the trip in itself. Oh, and prices are ultra-affordable — as in, must-have earrings for $5 a pop.
Gaylord National Even if you're not planning to stay the night, consider making a quick stop at the Gaylord National hotel to tour the impressive atrium (which is home to actual buildings, shops, and mini parks). The mammoth hotel and convention center also offers an impressive rooftop lounge, Pose, with a wraparound terrace that boasts insane views of the cityscape.