Romantic Things to Do in Washington, DC
If you’re looking for a getaway for two, Washington, DC is a great choice. Historic grandeur, natural beauty, and delectable food create the perfect romantic escape. Here’s how to make your experience extra romantic.
Sunset Cruising Along the Potomac
Escape the crowds on land and glide along the Potomac River on a cruise. Options range from luxury yachts with live music to intimate private tours with candlelit dinners.
Tour the Monuments at Night
No trip to Washington, DC is complete without a tour of the national monuments; make sightseeing romantic by heading out after dark on an evening tour. Stroll along low-lit pathways, admire chiseled statues, and stop to sit by reflection pools. Cover more sights in less time on a rickshaw tour.
Explore Historic Neighborhoods
From historic homes to quaint waterfront streets lined with boutiques and cafes, Wahsington’s architecture is diverse. See the highlights at a more relaxed pace, and avoid having to ask strangers to take photos of you, on a private walking tour.
Wine and Dine
In a town filled with gourmet restaurants and wine bars, don’t miss the chance to indulge in a night out. Enjoy cocktails on a rooftop bar overlooking the city, sample diverse flavors on a food tour, or explore the surrounding vineyards on a winery tour.
Stop to Smell the Cherry Blossoms
For the ultimate romantic experience in Washington, DC, visit when the cherry blossoms are in bloom, which is typically over March and April. When the trees are flowering, the National Mall is typically full of visitors so leave the crowds behind and take your sweetheart on a hand-in-hand stroll through the peaceful, blossom-filled East Potomac Park.
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