Capitol Vistas, Watergate & a Bar Room Singalong: The Perfect Date Night in DC

Washington, D.C.

  • The fire pit outside Farmers Fishers Bakers.
  • The view of the Potomac and Virginia from the Rooftop Terrace at the Kennedy Center.
  • A couple glances at the full moon from the Rooftop Terrace at the Kennedy Center. Photo: philliefan99 / flickr
  • The lobby features curved glamed-out metal everywhere. Photo: Al Drago/The New York Times
  • The walls of The Next Whisky Bar. Photo: Ron Arad Associates.
  • The Honey Pot Fried Chicken Jambalaya. Photo: leave.full
  • Spicy Tuna Roll at Farmers Fishers Bakers. Photo: britts_bites / Instagram
  • The Piano Man takes to the stage. Photo: dclushes / Instagram.
  • A whiskey sour at Mr. Smiths. Photo: rabidsquirrelninja / Instagram.

2 hours
0.9 mi
Guided by Chris

Some of my favorite spots in Washington DC are on the west side near the Potomac River. I put together the perfect stroll for you, whether you are on a date or out with friends. We start with drinks and vistas of Capitol Hill from the roof of the Kennedy Center. Then we'll pop over to a scandal-filled luxury hotel before continuing to dinner along the Georgetown Waterfront. From there, we end the night at a piano bar, belting "Don't Stop Believing." This is my neighborhood, so trust me: it is going to be a fun night. Let me show you.

About Your Guide
Hi my name is Chris. I'm a California kid who got to follow his dream job to play professional soccer in Washington DC. After 7 years and thousands of fond memories, I love this town. On the side, I'm a history buff, although my grades in college probably would not back that up. The best thing about DC - and something that you take for granted while living here - is just how accessible history and significant artifacts are in this city. I'm on the hunt for more.

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Guide Points
  1. Roof Terrace Restaurant @ The Kennedy Center
  2. The Watergate Hotel
  3. Farmers Fishers Bakers
  4. Mr. Smith's of Georgetown

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