Here’s a roundup of six fun ways to enjoy your long holiday weekend in the D.C.-area:
Looking to get away from the city and enjoy the outdoors this holiday weekend? Why not embrace the warm weather with a hike followed by a dip at one of these outdoor swimming spots?!
D.C. is the paw-fect place if you’re a dog-lover looking to have a drink! The District is crawling with beer gardens and bars that are pup friendly. As the weather gets warmer, grab your furry friend and head to one of our favorite dog-friendly bars where you can enjoy it together!
The new mini-golf experience, Perch Putt, on the rooftop of the Capital One Center in Tysons Corner, Va., features 18 holes of putt-putt fun with unbelievable views. If that wasn’t enough, Perch Putt offers a variety of delicious eats all served from retro vehicles that date back to the 1950s: Jamaican cuisine from Grandpa Hank’s Jamaican Kitchen, mouthwatering Los Dos Carlos Street Tacos, and frozen drinks and cocktails from Rhum Roost’s tiki bar!
The month of May is peak peony season, and a state park just a short car ride from D.C. has a variety of the beautiful flowers just waiting to be gazed at. Maryland’s Seneca Creek State Park features the picturesque peonies in bloom in both a stunning cultivated garden and a fabulous field where visitors can wander, enjoy the sights, and take Instagram-worthy photos.
What better way to spend the holiday weekend than to celebrate and pay respects to those responsible for it? D.C. will be hosting its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30th at 2 p.m. on Constitution Avenue. With Tuskegee Airman and a Korean War veteran Lt. Colonel James H. Harvey, III as grand marshal, the parade will feature veterans, historical reenactors, celebrities, and more!
Monday, May 30 marks the 100-year anniversary of the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial. This iconic D.C. landmark honoring the country’s 16th president will be celebrated throughout the weekend with talks of his legacy, pop-up tables, and artwork dedicated to him. Click the link above to learn more!