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Where to Dine & Drink
Come to ALFIE’S for the delectable Thai cuisine and Asian-inspired cocktails, and stay for the refreshing ambiance complete with an outdoor patio.
Baked & Wired
This quaint coffee shop and bakery offers its staples of fresh-brewed beverages and giant cupcakes in the heart of Georgetown.
barmini boasts modern settings and a host of craft cocktails, as well as an eclectic dining menu.
Blue Duck Tavern
Stop by Park Hyatt Washington for a gourmet American dining experience you won’t soon forget at Blue Duck Tavern.
Historic Destinations in D.C.
The National Mall is a sprawling national park in the heart of D.C., spanning 146 acres of land. Here, experience a variety of memorials and monuments that are not to be missed.
The Lincoln Memorial
This stunning monument honors the 18th United States president, Abraham Lincoln. Housed in a grand building, the sculpture is located on the western end of the National Mall.
The White House
The President of the United States resides at the White House, D.C.’s most iconic structure. Make sure to book your tour in advance for this historic American fixture.
Washington Monument – Shaped like an obelisk, the Washington Monument towers tall over the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool along the National Mall.
Memorable Music Moments
The 9:30 Club welcomes both established musicians and up-and-comers within a beloved setting.
Eighteenth Street Lounge
Formerly a townhouse, Eighteenth Street Lounge hosts resident DJs and special guests amid its sophisticated interior, with antique furnishings and a candlelit ambiance.
If you’re looking for live jazz music, Bohemian Caverns is the place to be, set within a 1920s-inspired space.
New Vegas Lounge
New Vegas Lounge is a longstanding D.C. music fixture; head here to see the resident blues band on Friday and Saturday nights.
Classic Arts & Culture
International Spy Museum
International Spy Museum – This unique museum is dedicated to preserving the education of espionage. Observe artifacts and exhibits that are all extremely fascinating.
Founded in 1946, the Smithsonian Institution comprises 19 unique museums and galleries as well as the National Zoological Park. Visit the National Museum of African Art, the Freer Gallery of Art, the Air and Space Museum, and much more. Many of the museums offer complimentary admission throughout the year.
National Gallery of Art
Peruse stunning works of art at the National Gallery of Art, with an adjacent Sculpture Garden to explore.
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
With a pristine location on the Potomac River, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts features live music, ballet, and theater within its hallowed halls.
D.C.’s Unique Outdoor Scene
C&O Canal Towpath
The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park offers 184.5 miles of hiking and biking trails.
Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market
This charming farmers’ market is open year-round in Dupont Circle; stop by to pick up some fresh produce and flowers.
Rock Creek Park
Experience Washington D.C.’s natural wonders at Rock Creek Park, located in the northwest corner of the city, with hiking trails and unforgettable scenery.
The U.S. National Arboretum
From azaleas to bonsai trees to magnolias, observe numerous plant varieties at The U.S. National Arboretum.
Getaways Within a Day
Just a short drive from D.C., Alexandria offers charming restaurants and bars, historic houses, and art and culture hot spots.
Annapolis is all about the sea, perfect for a quick getaway from bustling urban life. Sail, stroll along the dock, or enjoy a meal at many of the grills located along the shorefront.
Baltimore offers a multitude of museums, as well as historic sites including the Edgar Allan Poe house and Babe Ruth’s birthplace. Explore Charm City and its many attractions.
If you’re seeking additional doses of history, Fredericksburg offers Civil War sights, tours led by horse-drawn carriages, and age-old residences.