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Date Nights DC Itinerary: Wait a Minute Mr. Postman!

Do

The National Postal Museum doesn’t just explain the workings of the U.S. Mail, it also shares many personal American stories, including love letters. Quit texting and pick up pen, paper and stamps in the gift shop.

Eat

Take Metro to Mount Vernon Square and cadge a seat at Corduroy, an unabashedly grown-up and romantic dinner spot serving fine American food.

Do

For a post-dinner nip, grab a cocktail at Baby Wale. The industrial bar shares chef Tom Powers of nearby Corduroy and his love of Go-Go music.

Stay

When it’s time to call it a night, settle in at the Mount Vernon Square Bed and Breakfast, once a private mansion.

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