Concerned about climate change—or ready to spark a little friendly debate? Start your socially-responsible date with a visit to the Koshland Science Museum. As the official museum of the National Academy of Sciences, the museum’s permanent collection explores timely topics like global warming, climate change and more.
For a big screen conversation starter, catch a documentary at the Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater at the National Museum of Natural History.
Walk a few blocks northeast to grab a bite to eat at neighborhood gathering place Taylor for a gourmet twist on classic hoagie sandwiches, salads and other light fare.
Spend a night in the 100% wind-powered, eco-focused Willard InterContinental Washington, which has been recognized by publications such as National Geographic Traveler and Conde Nast Traveler for its leadership in environmental initiatives.