Admire super sparkly gems like the Hope Diamond and the Carmen Lúcia Ruby at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Order for two: Stroll through Penn Quarter to Taylor Gourmet on K Street NW and split a 12-inch “California Avenue” sandwich that comes stuffed with roast turkey, bacon, avocado and Parmesan, and get a side of fresh pasta salads.
Get in some free scares on a 1.5 hour DC By Foot walking tour through haunted DC on a Friday night. Not into being spooked, tour guides lead an array of themed walks throughout the weekend.
Toast bubbles with bubbles. The Hotel Palomar’s “Art of Romance” package includes champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries in a luxurious room featuring an oversized Fuji tub that’s perfect for two.