The Perfect Night in D.C.

The Perfect Night in D.C.

After successfully wrapping up midterms in our classes, my friends and I had extra motivation to celebrate over the weekend. Whether you only have one night to spend in D.C. or you’re just looking for the best evening out, the guide below will give you an idea on how to spend a night out in The District. After you’ve tried it, I think you’ll agree it rocks.

 

1.  Start at the Capitol

You need to save up every penny for dinner and drinks later, so why not start with a freebie? The cool weather in the fall makes walking around the Capitol a perfect start to a good evening in D.C. The lack of tourists at night makes this an even better catch. If you time it just right, you will be able to see one of the most beautiful sunsets in the city.

 

 

2.  Appreciate the Monuments

As you’re continuing to stroll along the Mall, be sure to stop and appreciate the monuments and memorials commemorating the storied history of the United States. Standing at 555 feet tall, the Washington Monument is impossible to miss. If you want to skip the Capitol, the Washington Monument is a great starting point as you head towards the Lincoln Memorial. The calm and quiet environment will serve as a good break from the hectic week and long night ahead.

 

3.  FOOD!! (yes…it really is that exciting)

&Pizza. If you haven’t tried it before, this dinner choice for your perfect night out in D.C. is easy and clear. If you have tried it before, you’ll understand why I’m telling you to go. &Pizza is a build-your-own pizza place where you get to select the dough, sauce, toppings, etc. for your very own pizza. It’s not too harsh on the wallet, and the quality is amazing! You have to try it for yourself.

 

Courtesy: @cam_gonzalez

 

4.  Continue celebrating at Dupont Circle

Dupont Circle is a trendy, historic neighborhood located only 15-20 minutes away from TWC's Residential & Academic Facility. The numerous amount of bars, night clubs, cafes, shops and restaurants make this area an easy choice for a fun night out. If you’re in the mood for a late night snack, you’ll be happy to find a Krispy Kreme located right outside the Metro station. If you’re looking to show off your special dance moves to your friends, you’ll be happy to know you’re in an area filled with a few of the best bars and clubs in all of D.C. Dance your heart out and celebrate knowing you’ve just wrapped up the best possible night in D.C.

 

 

D.C. Fact: The Patterson House, located at 15 Dupont Circle, served as a temporary residence for President Calvin Coolidge while the White House was being repaired in 1927.

 

Living the Dream,

Austin G. Ferrer


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