If you haven't yet made the trip to National Harbor, you probably have legitimate reasons for it: you're not sure how to get there, where to go, or what to do. All valid. But luckily, we've done the legwork for you — literally! — and scoped out the nabe's best restos, shops, hangout spots, and activities to help you plan the perfect weekend getaway.
Whether you're driving, taking Metro, or cruising over on a ferry from Old Town Alexandria, we've got an accessible itinerary that covers everything you'll want to do when you arrive — from scarfing what might just be the best pizza in the DMV to discovering an accessories shop that'll make you swoon. Prefer to get your R&R through simpler pleasures? Spend the afternoon soaking up some early fall sunshine while you bask in the breeze off the water — no joke, you might think you've landed in Miami. But, no matter how you choose to spend the day, we promise you'll feel worlds away from D.C. (in a good way!).
I've done my fair share of moving into and out of dorms, apartments, you-name-it. The process summed up in a word? Tiring. But, the prospect of each new place is always met with healthy amounts of excitement and anticipation, too. Thoughts of extravagant baking projects, Netflix binges on just-purchased couches, and read
We heard your thoughts on The Broke Girl’s Guide To Dress Shopping. And, while we always appreciate smart, under-$100 buys and unexpected, mid-season sales — we get it. You want the real-deal, super-affordable finds. The secret, employee menu. The hidden-in-the-back-room merch. So, we found tons of gorgeous goods read