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Capital Wheel

Enjoy a New View at The Capital Wheel

​The Capital Wheel at National Harbor is a unique observation wheel that soars 180 feet over the harbor and Potomac River, lights up at night, and provides amazing views of most of Washington’s signature attractions. Some of the sites visible from the wheel include the iconic Washington Monument, the striking Capitol Building, lovely downtown Alexandria, and various locations in Prince…

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Pick Up a New Read at Hooray For Books!

Although Hooray For Books! initially opened as a children’s bookstore in 2008, in the decade since, its collection has grown considerably. Today, the locally owned bookstore boasts sections dedicated to both young adults and adults. What’s more, it hosts a roster of events each month to entertain bookworms of all ages. Come to Hooray For Books! to explore its large…

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Dueling Piano Bar

Have Some Musical Fun at Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Bar

​At Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Bar in the National Harbor, two piano players take your song requests and turn them into some of the best live entertainment you’ll find. Seated at a pair of pianos on stage, the musicians take requests from the audience and go back and forth attempting to best their opponent. Hilarious jokes are also made in…

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Enjoy Happy Hour or Brunch at Brabo

Brabo isn’t a single establishment, but rather a pair situated inside of the Lorien Hotel in Old Town Alexandria. The restaurant offers a more formal dining experience, while the casual tasting room hosts happy hours and casual get-togethers. If you want to taste-test some of the contemporary cuisine and upscale libations, swing by for happy hour in the tasting room…

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