D.C. February 09, 2017
11 Epic Things You Never Thought Of Doing In Washington DC But Should
Everyone knows the big and popular DC attractions and at this point, you might have done them all. You have toured the White House, been to the top of the Washington Monument, seen the Lincoln Memorial and visited the major museums. If you are worried that you are running out of things to do in the district, we have you covered! Here are 11 underrated things to do in DC.
View some odd and fascinating scientific discoveries
You can ogle brains, bullets and medical oddities at The National Museum of Health and Medicine located in Silver Spring, just outside of the city.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the Mall at this secret garden
You might not even realize the peaceful Constitution Gardens exists, even if you’ve walked by it a hundred times. It’s a hidden oasis right downtown.
Visit the former home and view the art collection of a socialite
The Hillwood Estate is an ornate mansion decorated in incredible 18th century furniture and decor. It’s also home to one of the most impressive collections of Russian art.
Experience the enchanting beauty and local traditions at this awesome park.
If you have not been to the beautiful Meridian Hill Park yet, you need to head there soon! This enchanting park is home to a weekly drum circle and dance party every Sunday.
The Floating House in Rock Creek Park
Try to find the most unique home in DC, designed by famous architect Travis Price. This one of a kind house is treehouse meets NYC loft and is quite the sight!
Go to the oldest public garden in the country.
The National Botanic Garden was a dream of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. You can see plants and flowers from all over the world at this living plant museum.
Take a magical trolley ride through DC.
The Monuments by Moonlight Tour by Old Town Trolley tours is one of the best kept secrets in DC and you will love every second of it!
Explore the Brewmaster’s Castle
Heurich House Museum is a hidden castle that still contains many of the original owners possessions and furniture. There’s also beautiful gardens out back.
See lotuses and lily pads in this natural oasis
Kenilworth Gardens might feel like a faraway land but it’s actually a natural park in DC where you can enjoy incredible wildlife in a beautiful area.
Go underground in the city’s newest art space.
The Dupont Underground is an abandoned trolley station that has now been transformed into an interactive art and design destination.
Experience the crazy cool Glass Forest
No one is sure if this is an art project or a secret kingdom but the hidden Glass Forest near Palisades is worth exploring.
Which of these activities will you do next?