Take a walk through the National Building Museum and view “Investigating Where We Live: Connecting With Anacostia,” a student-curated exhibit that provides perspective on the historic DC neighborhood.
After soaking in some indoor culture, head over to the Capital Riverfront neighborhood for a little outdoor fun. Take a twirl around the ice skating at Canal Park. Once you’ve worked up a thirst, walk just two blocks over to grab a beer at Bluejacket.
Get a cozy table for two at Bistro d’Oc, where you can linger over southern French cuisine with Angus flat iron steak, crispy duck confit and specialty desserts.
Check into The Liaison on Capitol Hill, a chic hotel that balances its politically-charged location with hip style and personalized service.