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Date Nights DC Itinerary: History Loves Company

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DO
Head over to the National Archives to check out their new permanent exhibit Rubenstein Records of Right. This interactive display examines each of ideals of America’s founding documents, and how the meaning of these has been applied to each new generation.

EAT
Hop in a cab and travel to Georgetown for dinner at Martin’s Tavern. A DC institution, Martin’s is a favorite of Madeleine Albright, and dine in the booth where it’s rumored that JFK proposed to Jackie. Cozy up with pub food favorites like Welsh rarebit and Shepherd’s Pie. 

DO
Wind down the evening by bonding over coffee, a lecture or by browsing the well-stocked shelves at Politics and Prose. This hangout for the DC literati for 25 years offers a free author reading almost daily.

STAY
Make it a night and check into the Woodley Park Guest House, a warm and welcoming bed and breakfast in DC’s Woodley Park neighborhood.