You can order whatever you want, but I’d strongly recommend farmhouse
cheeseburger, the rosemary french fries and chocolate milkshake at Good
2. It’s famous for a reason! You shouldn’t miss Eastern Market.
It is open during the week, but the prime shopping time is on the
weekends — local produce and treats, as well as artisans all come out
to sell their wares. You’re sure to find something to pack in your
3. Calories don’t count on vacation, so we’ll stop in and grab a treat at Serendipity 3.
May I recommend the frozen hot chocolate? (It is the same restaurant
that’s in NYC and made famous by the movie — so the food is just as
good, but the wait times aren’t as long.)
The weather is perfect and getting outdoors is a must. We’ll take
advantage of the gorgeous day by strolling down the National Mall and
taking the classic tourist photos at the monuments. Or if you’d prefer,
we could take an open-top bus tour! Either way, you have to see the
national landmarks when you come to D.C.! And if you’re here in the
spring, Cherry Blossoms are a breath-taking view — we loved them so much, that we timed our wedding for their season!
5. You’re so fortunate to have an insider showing you around. The locals would stone me if I didn’t show you the National Arboretum. The bonsai exhibit is one of my favorites, but it is nice to have an escape from the city busyness and into nature, all within the city limits!
6. You didn’t ask, but I’ll tell you anyway that a trip to the Nation’s Capitol wouldn’t be complete without visiting the Capitol Building and the Library of Congress. You can do a self-guided tour at the Library, and then we’ll take the tunnel over to the Capitol Visitors Center. If you’d like, we can even arrange a Congressional tour!
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