Top 5 Things To Do In Washington D.C. During The Fall
Fall is one of the best times of the year to visit the nation’s capital. With relatively cool days that are simply perfect for strolling and appreciating the local sights and sounds of Washington D.C., here are top five things to do in Washington D.C. during the fall.
1. Pay a visit to the National Mall
The National Mall is certainly one of the more interesting places in the nation’s capital, as it is the home of not just one but several historic monuments.
You will be able to visit the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial here, as well as the Constitution Gardens. In addition to being friendly to tourists, it is one of the most significant historic sites in the state, and it is one place that you definitely do not want to miss when you visit Washington D.C. this fall.
In the fall, the historic sites become even more picture-worthy because of the beautiful montage of colors that come in this of the year.
2. Commune with nature at the Rock Creek Park
A sprawling and beautiful park for kids and adults, Rock Creek Park is a logical choice if you are bringing the kids and want a bit of space of walking about and exploring.
Rock Creek Park is an urban park where you can spend the day just enjoying nature, or you can even have a picnic here with your loved ones. The weather is certainly one of the best aspects of fall and what better way to enjoy it than communing with nature at Rock Creek Park?
3. Bathe in the splendor of fall at US National Arboretum
The US National Arboretum is 446 acres wide and is open to tourists all year. In addition to endless picture-perfect moments, this place also gives you a chance to observe how nature and urbanity can meld together seamlessly, as the area is well preserved and offers plenty of fascinating spots to visit, including the Capital Columns, which used to be part of the Capitol Building.
4. Rock it out at the Taste of DC Festival
Do you like good food and beer? At this time of the year, the Taste of DC Festival is rolled out and Pennsylvania Avenue comes alive with a massive line of food and drink booths, where you can sample specialties for a dollar to three dollars per serving.
When you are done eating, you can head over to the Biergarten and enjoy cold beer for just $5 or less. You can purchase tickets for the Taste of DC Festival, which takes place in October.
5. Free entertainment and more at the Kennedy Center
At six o’clock in the evening, the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center offers free shows from jazz performances to other dance shows.
You can also check out other slated performances so you can spice up your evenings with concerts, operas, and other great cultural events that will make your stay even more memorable.
Book early at the Fairfax Hotel today and enjoy the great things to do at Washington D.C. when you come visit us this fall.