The Bucket List


My friend Evelyn and I are new to our nation’s capital. Over fantastically delicious frozen raspberry margaritas and spicy marinated olives at MeddaTerra (go there and ask for Oscar, he’s the BEST!) we decided to spend our summer crossing items off our bucket list. Wish you were here!


  •  See a show on the Millennium Stage or Kennedy Center
  • Get a Library of Congress Card
  • Visit the farmers market in Dupont Circle
  • Watch French movies at the Alliance Francaise de Washington
  • Tour the Mexican Cultural Institute
  • Visit the Goethe Institute in Penn Quarter
  • Visit the National Museum of Women in the arts (first Sunday)
  • View Multiverse at the National Gallery of Art
  • Attend the Smithsonian Folklife Festival
  • Free salsa lessons at Citron Café (Wednesdays)
  • Take the elevator to the top of the Old Post Office Pavilio
  • Attend the summer outdoor movies
  • Attend Jazz in the Garden
  • Eat a Jumbo Slice
  • Try Mambo Sauce
  • Visit the National Zoo and Botanic Gardens
  • Walk along the C & O Canal
  • Visit Union Station
  • Tour the National Cathedral
  • Attend a Nationals game
  • Attend a Capitals game
  • Attend a DC United game
  • Attend a Redskins game
  • See the Cherry Blossoms
  • Walk around the Tidal Basin
  • Fly a kite on the Mall
  • Watch the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers
  • Watch sunrise from the front of the Lincoln Monument
  • Watch sunset from the back of the Lincoln Monument
  • See the Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • See the White House and the Capitol Building
  • National Geographic Society’s Explorer Hall
  • Ben’s Chili Bowl
  • Zero Milestone
  • Tour the National Cathedral
  • MLK
  • Walk around the Mall
  • Sunset Parade
  • Dance in Dupont Circle
  • Dim Sum in Chinatown
  • Visit each presidential monument
    • Eisenhower
    • FDR
    • Jefferson
    • Lincoln
    • Washington
    • LBJ
    • Taft
    • Grant
    • Garfield
    • Buchanan
  • Visit each war memorial
    • WWII
    • Vietnam
    • Korean
    • African American Civil War
    • DC War Memorial
    • Arlington National Cemetary
    •  Women in Military Service
    • Iwo Jima
    • Navy Memorial
    • Women in Vietnam Memorial
  • Visit each Smithsonian
    • African American Culture
    •  Arthur M Sackler Gallery
    • Arts and Industries
    • Cooper Hewitt
    • Freer Gallery of Art
    • Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
    • National Air and Space
    • National Museum of African American History and Culture
    •   National Museum of African Art
    • National Museum of American History
    • National Museum of the American Indian
    • National Museum of Natural History
    • National Portrait Gallery
    • National Postal Museum
    • Renwich Gallery
    • Smithsonian American Art Museum
    • Smithsonian Institution Building


About isherri

I'm a family engagement expert who travels for work and for pleasure. In fact, I’m half hippy, half clown, latte sipping, brunch munching, MINI driving, rabid social media enthusiast.
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