Wednesday, November 9, 2011

dc bucket list

this isn't going to be part of my 101 things, except that one of my 101 things was to create a dc bucket list.

best part: a lot of these are free!

-jazz at the sculpture garden
-tour of the embassies
-fun events at some of the embassies
-kenilworth park and aquatic gardens
-screen on the green or rosslyn outdoor films during the summer
-national zoo
-cherry blossom photos
-ice skate in the sculpture garden
-butterflies at brookside gardens
-hike great falls from both sides
-national kite festival
-hot air balloon festival (about an hour from dc, looks so awesome!)
-tour of virginia wineries
-boomerang bus (i had to put this one)
-visit middleburg for a day
-ride the carousel at glen echo park
-free performance at the kennedy center
-trapeze class!
-changing of the guards at arlington cemetery
-hiking and tubing at harper's ferry
-national cathedral and national shrine
-shopping in georgetown
-skyline drive (i've wanted to do this for so long!)
-nationals baseball game
-visit mount vernon
-visit monticello
-visit old town
-assateague island
-visit the huge mormon temple you can see off of 495
-naval observatory
-capitol building tour
-roosevelt island
-jumbo slice in adam's morgan
-dangerous delicious pies (i think i'm getting hungry?)
-visit eastern market (i don't really get why people love it, sorry)
-georgetown cupcake
-caps game
-all the memorials (all of them)
-monuments at night
-old rag
-drum circle at meridian hill
-sticky rice
-shirlington dog park
-national christmas tree
-high heel race
-happy hour at hay adams
-virginia gold cup and/or preakness (though let's be honest, preakness is a little less..classy)

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