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Guide to Summer in D.C.

Sunny days are ahead! The District comes alive in the summertime. From the festivals to the museums to the cocktails, D.C. know how to let loose. With loads of free summer activities and a year-round cultural scene, you’ll find the summer possibilities endless. Use this guide to discover number places to see in Washington, D.C. during your stay at our hotel.

Walk your way through America’s Coolest City, with its abundant sidewalks, public parks, and miles of scenic trails. Saunter through Dupont Circle and stumble upon an adventure at any corner.  Experience some of the world’s greatest landmarks at the National Mall, including the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the Washington Monument, or sixty other underrated memorials and monuments [potential blog post]. In June, celebrate equality at the PRIDE Festival. Watch 4th of July Fireworks from The Rooftop (the best place to for a panoramic view) or dance your heart out at the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival. In Washington, D.C., with so many options at your fingertips, you can start and end your summer with a bang.

There are plenty of exciting summertime activities and places to see in Washington, D.C. that won’t cost you a thing. To help with your summer itinerary, we’ve compiled a list of places for your ultimate guide to summer in D.C. Live like a local at D.C.’s most loved annual events. The tans will fade, but the memories of your best summer ever will last forever!

 

 

SUMMER ATTRACTIONS, ACTIVITIES, AND PLACES TO SEE IN D.C.

Summer Attractions and Activities in D.C.

1

Jazz in The Garden

This summer concert series takes place every Friday night in the summer at National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden. Bring a picnic and take a seat under a shady tree. Their famous sangria is available for purchase. Directions
2

Nationals Baseball Games

It's not a true summer in DC unless you've made it to at least one Nationals baseball game. Directions
3

Drum Circle at Meridian Hill Park

This tradition since the 1960's is still going strong in Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park. Every Sunday, you can savor the sounds of the Drum Circle and a picnic under a tree. Directions
4

Kayaking in the Potomac

Experience the city from a new perspective. Paddle past Georgetown Waterfront, Roosevelt Island, and some of DC’s most stunning monuments. Directions
5

The Rooftop at The Embassy Row Hotel

Named "One of The Best Rooftop Pools in America," by USA Today, whether you want to lounge by the pool or enjoy a sunset cocktail, we've got a seat with your name on it. Directions
6

Theodore Roosevelt Island

If you're looking to exercise and take in nature, Theodore Roosevelt Island is an 88.5-acre island and national memorial located in the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., walkable from the hotel. Directions
7

Georgetown Waterfront

Start or end your day of shopping in Georgetown with a waterfront drink at several waterfront restaurants in Georgetown. Directions
8

Truckeroo Festival

Enjoy the very best food in the city at this monthly food truck festival held at The Bullpen at Fairgrounds, next to the Nationals Stadium. Directions
9

National Zoo

Explore the National Zoo (one metro stop away) to hang out with all of the animals including the zoo's famous Panda. Directions
10

Summer Concert Series at Yards Park

Pack a picnic, grab a seat on the waterfront and enjoy a live concert at The Yards Park in the summer. Directions

Summer Attractions and Activities in D.C.

Jazz in The Garden

This summer concert series takes place every Friday night in the summer at National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden. Bring a picnic and take a seat under a shady tree. Their famous sangria is available for purchase. Directions

Nationals Baseball Games

It's not a true summer in DC unless you've made it to at least one Nationals baseball game. Directions

Drum Circle at Meridian Hill Park

This tradition since the 1960's is still going strong in Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park. Every Sunday, you can savor the sounds of the Drum Circle and a picnic under a tree. Directions

Kayaking in the Potomac

Experience the city from a new perspective. Paddle past Georgetown Waterfront, Roosevelt Island, and some of DC’s most stunning monuments. Directions

The Rooftop at The Embassy Row Hotel

Named "One of The Best Rooftop Pools in America," by USA Today, whether you want to lounge by the pool or enjoy a sunset cocktail, we've got a seat with your name on it. Directions

Theodore Roosevelt Island

If you're looking to exercise and take in nature, Theodore Roosevelt Island is an 88.5-acre island and national memorial located in the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., walkable from the hotel. Directions

Georgetown Waterfront

Start or end your day of shopping in Georgetown with a waterfront drink at several waterfront restaurants in Georgetown. Directions

Truckeroo Festival

Enjoy the very best food in the city at this monthly food truck festival held at The Bullpen at Fairgrounds, next to the Nationals Stadium. Directions

National Zoo

Explore the National Zoo (one metro stop away) to hang out with all of the animals including the zoo's famous Panda. Directions

Summer Concert Series at Yards Park

Pack a picnic, grab a seat on the waterfront and enjoy a live concert at The Yards Park in the summer. Directions

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