Winter doesn’t seem to be the obvious time to visit Washington DC (where are my cherry blossoms?) but there is still so much to explore. From food and drink to fitness and world class museums and sports, no matter who you are and what you like, Hilton has you covered.
FIRST TIME HERE?
CAPITAL SEGWAY is a fun, different way to see the city for the first time (and then decide which sights you want to come back to, and explore more) VIP tours are available too.
ENJOY GLIDING SO MUCH YOU WANT TO TRY IT SOME MORE?
DC during winter is home to some pretty spectacular Ice Rinks, from the Georgetown Waterfront to the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, it is an amazing seasonal activity in the city. Check out our Guide to Ice-Skating Rinks here.
Yes, you’ve been to the Smithsonians (you should go again) but use this trip to check out some world-class destinations in art, technology, and media. For example:
SPY MUSEUM -The only public museum in the United States solely dedicated to espionage, showcasing more than 200 gadgets, weapons, bugs, cameras, and technology used for spying throughout the world. Also, the gift shop is one of the best ones in DC.
NEWSEUM – a dynamic, engaging and interactive museum of news that allows visitors to experience the stories of yesterday and today through the eyes of the media while celebrating the freedoms guaranteed to all Americans by the First Amendment.
ARTECHOUSE – the #1 social media destination in DC this year, the art+technology hybrid
offers a completely different experience for the art lover – an immersive, often interactive universe for you to get lost in. This is one of those places that you can’t describe, you just have to go and experience it.
SOME OTHER GREAT HIDDEN MUSEUM GEMS TO VISIT: National Museum of Women in
the Arts (March is International Women’s month), Kreeger Museum, U.S. Botanic Garden and more.
If you want to get a snapshot of the city’s culinary scene, DC METRO FOOD TOURS is a great
opportunity to start your discovery. From neighborhood-centric options to car focused city wide
exploration, they got you covered. Just make sure to pack those stretchy pants.
All that eating and drinking may leave you craving some physical activity – whether it is
ACTUALLY exercising or just jumping up and down while cheering DC teams on.
After it is all done – a great night cap (we recommend checking out the Whiskey Charley Rooftop bar at the new Canopy at the Wharf) and an even greater night of sleep in our beds. Because you have to do it all over again in the morning.
Read more insider tips from Brightest Young Things.