Just a few blocks from the Capital, the Capital Grille is a prime location for lobbyists to take congressmen to pitch their views. The seafood appetizer is great and the steaks are absolutely excellent. The wine list would take all dinner to read so allow your server to walk you through it. Be prepared...more
This is a great ballpark, built in 2008. Games typically don't sell out, so moving down to better spots after the second or third inning is typically pretty easy. Even if the Nationals don't win, you can watch some of the games most promising young stars, even if they're...more
This is one of the spots in the capitol where tranquility meets breathtaking-awe. As the focal point for events from the Million-Man March to Forrest Gump's speech in the movie, this is one of the nation's more recognizable spots.
The Newseum is exactly what the name says -- a museum dedicated to news. I only had a couple hours there, and to fully enjoy the museum you'd need more than a day, possibly why the ticket is good for two days. My personal favorites were the Pulitzer photo gallery and the 9/11 exhibit, which has...more
The spy museum is definitely worth the $18 admission fee. Although it is slightly hollywood inspired, the museum does focus on some of the more important aspects of intelligence and is a great history lesson. I'd definitely recommend it.
Although the crowd is young, fun and mostly comprised of college students, don't expect cheap prices. This bar is consistently one of the most selective bars in DC, so it attracts a crowd that has rather well-lined wallets. This shouldn't deter you though as the multiple bar setup allows...more
Jack's boathouse offers customers reasonably priced kayak rentals out of the Georgetown neighborhood. You rent in 1 hour increments, and they're flexible with their time (we took em out for 1.5 hrs and they didn't say anything). The paddle around Teddy Roosevelt Island is nice,...more