Couples & Romance

Couples & Romance: DC is always better together.

Date Nights DC Itinerary: Heat it Up, Harry!

Blend in with Muggles at the Smithsonian Castle . Built in 1855, the Castle could be mistaken for DC’s Hogwarts, and it may even have its own ghost. The founder of the Smithsonian, James Smithson, is buried here.

Date Nights DC Itinerary: A Few Good Men

Check out Chef Mike Isabella’s Kapnos for Greek-inspired small plates. Two wood-fire grills roast succulent dishes all day for guest to enjoy.

Date Nights DC Itinerary: Sweat Equity

If you're looking for an active date, DC offers plenty of options. Start your day with a brisk walk around the Tidal Basin. Stop to explore the FDR Memorial , Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial .

Date Nights DC Itinerary: Great Seats & Eats

Everyone knows DC is the seat of power, but the city is also home to one of the most unusual thrones in the art world. Marvel at “The Throne,” James Hampton’s only known work, in the Smithsonian American Art Museum . The night janitor spent 14 years completing it in secret.

Date Nights DC Itinerary: Let's Misbehave

Take an afternoon tour of the Woodrow Wilson House Museum, a lovely Georgian Revival-style mansion that chronicles President and Edith Wilson’s “Washington Years.” The museum includes authentic furnishings and artifacts from the era, like flapper dresses and zinc sinks. The Wilsons moved to...

Date Nights DC Itinerary: How Do I Love Glee?

Check in to The Morrison House in Alexandria for a sophisticated stay. Start your weekend off right at The Grille at Morrison House. On Thursday-Saturday evenings, listen to live piano music during happy hour.

Date Nights DC Itinerary: Wedding Crashers

Start your date with a tour of St. Matthew’s Cathedral near Dupont Circle, which has been called one of the prettiest churches in America. Look for the the inlaid plaque on the floor that commemorates the 1963 mass for President Kennedy's state funeral.

Date Nights DC Itinerary: Dance-Driven

Check in to the Washington Hilton for a stylish, urban getaway, but still a short walk from the eclectic DC neighborhoods of Dupont Circle , U Street and Adams Morgan .

Date Nights DC Itinerary: Live in the Past

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

Date Nights DC Itinerary: DC does Hollywood

Check in to the W Washington DC , a hot spot hotel that has played host to a laundry list of celebs including Leonardo DiCaprio, Lady Gaga, Beyond and Jay-Z, and Bradley Cooper.