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While visiting Washington DC, be sure to stop by White House Gifts to pick up souvenirs and presidential memorabilia. The store, which is located across the street from the White House, has something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a DC t-shirt, presidential coffee mug, or Christmas ornament to commemorate your time spent in the United States' capital, you are sure to go home happy when you visit this gift emporium. While at the store, make sure to have your picture taken while sitting at a replica of the president's Resolute Desk.
After a day spent wandering around the spectacular National Museum of Natural History, you may find yourself inclined to take a piece of natural history home with you. Rather than filching one of the incredible gemstones on display like you're the next star of National Treasure - and landing yourself in a world of trouble - head over to the National Museum of Natural History Store, which is conveniently located right in the museum. In the store, you will find a wide variety of beautifully crafted souvenirs and gifts, all of which reflect the wonder of the natural world. From glittering gemstone jewelry, to plush animal toys for the kids, it is obvious that thought and care has been put into the inventory selection at this museum store.
Whether you're looking for the perfect souvenir to take home as a reminder of your time in Washington DC, or are hoping to find a gift for someone else, you'll be sure to find something you love at the National Building Museum Shop. The shop, which is located just inside the National Building Museum, contains a wide variety of products, from capitol-themed t-shirts, to beautiful jewelry, as well as cool toys for the kids. Whatever purchase you make, you're sure to go home feeling like you've found your very own piece of national treasure.
With a diverse range of retailers and suppliers providing a wide array of artisan food products, Union Market is every foodies heaven. Everything from gourmet coffee, specialty ice-cream, gelato, artisanal bread, baked goods, florists, delis, food stalls and much more are available here. A great place to pick up local products and souvenirs, Union Market is a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. While wandering around the huge warehouse, you may stumble across local artists displaying their work. While it is accessible via Metro, driving here is a better option, especially in the evenings.