Head to the third floor of the National Portrait Gallery to check out the Champions exhibit, which salutes great American sports figures though portraits, artifacts and memorabilia.
Take Metro’s green line uptown to U Street for a stop at Nellie’s. You’ll feel right at home at this locally owned sports bar with plenty of flat-panel TVs, a stadium-sized screen, three separate bars and plenty of Nellie fellies.
Bar hop your way down 14th Street to your hotel. Enjoy celebrity status when you check in at the trendy Hotel Helix, a glam boutique hotel by Kimpton.