Get your feet wet! Meet Phoenix, the 45-foot-long model of a North Atlantic right whale in the Sant Ocean Hall at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Cruise into DC Coast for a feast of sustainable seafood. Chef Jeff Tunks has a magic touch with local fare like jumbo lump crab cakes and fried Chesapeake oysters.
Test your sea legs on the Potomac River aboard an Odyssey Dining Cruise. This contemporary modern-designed vessel invites guests to eat three courses, drink and dance for three fabulous hours while panoramic cityscapes slip by the glass-enclosed ship.
Spend the night at the luxurious Mandarin Oriental Washington, D.C. and wake up to views of the Tidal Basin and the Jefferson Memorial and Hains Point Park. Don’t forget to pack your swimsuit: its 50-foot indoor pool is a must-swim.