Sunsets are a beautiful phenomenon that can be observed on a clear evening, at a certain time, and looking toward the West. D.C. against a cotton candy backdrop is just a mesmerizing beauty!
However, sunsets do not last long and punctuality is key in not missing the stunning colors, so use our list below to easily know the best spots in D.C. for chasing sunsets.
1. The Lincoln Memorial
Sitting on the marble steps of the Lincoln Memorial, you will discover why it’s called the Reflecting Pool, because you will see the sunset in the sky, as well as on the water.
2. The Tidal Basin
Looking toward the Jefferson Memorial from the Tidal Basin, you will have a perfect view of this magical spectacle.
3. The Washington Monument
Across the Lincoln Memorial, the sunset can also be observed from one of the capital’s most famous monuments. Indeed, many pictures of the sunset have been taken here, demonstrating the sky’s, and the Washington Monument’s beauty.
4. From any rooftop
At a certain height beyond the tall buildings and at an exact time, the sunset will be able to be seen towards the West. Discover wonderful rooftop restaurants in this article.
5. The Titanic Memorial
From this memorial, you will witness the beautiful colors from across the Washington Channel. After the sun sets, have dinner at one of these lovely waterfront restaurants.
6. East Potomac Park
This peninsula park surrounded by the Washington Chanel and the Potomac River is another incredible place to enjoy golden hour in nature with the city nearby.