Shopping at Union Station

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Looking to accessorize or just add a few new things to your wardrobe? There’s plenty of choices conveniently located at the shopping center at Union Station. Their stores include a variety of shops for health and beauty, men and womens clothing, specialty foods, childrens clothing, books, stationary, jewelry, accessories, electronics and shoes.

Take a load off at one of their restaurants where you’ll find options ranging from fine dining to a quick bite.

Union Station is also one of D.C.’s major travel hubs where you can catch a ride on Amtrak, Marc, or Metro trains, buses, taxis or rental cars to get to your next destination.

It’s located in Capitol Hill right by the Senate and House buildings, Supreme Court and The Capital. So if you have some time, take a walk around the area for some beautiful sightseeing.

Here’s a little history on Union Station for you- Union Station officially opened at 6:50am on October 27th, 1907. “During World War I, troops were mobilized through Union Station, and many prominent women worked in the Station’s canteen, including Eleanor Roosevelt and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson. It was reported that Mrs. Wilson had kept her husband, the President, waiting for her outside the Station, until she had finished her duties at the canteen.”

Jonathan,  Innkeeper

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