The capital of the United States of America, Washington DC, is one of the best places to spend Valentine’s Day with your loved one. The theaters, charming moonlit walks, world-class diners, and enchanting museums in the city have plenty of romantic things in store for you. This is the major reason why it is best to go on Washington DC private tours in the month of February.
Unfortunately, several tourists who are going on their first Washington DC private tours have no clue on what are the most romantic things to do in the city. If you are one among them, then below are some of the best things that you can do on the upcoming Valentine’s Day with your loved one.
See the Skyline from Above
If you are a person who loves to see cityscapes from afar, then you must head straight to the Capital Wheel, which is a 180-foot tall observation deck. From this iconic deck, you will be able to see some of the most popular spots in Washington DC, such as downtown Alexandria, the Capitol Building, Washington Monument, and parts of the famous Potomac River. If you are visiting the tall Capital Wheel, make sure to try the tasty snacks by Wolfgang Puck.
Explore Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
The Hillwood Estate, which was once home to Marjorie Merriweather Post (a woman who has made several contributions to the music, conservation, and art in DC) is located near the Rock Creek Park. The museum inside the Hillwood Estate has a wide selection of historic dresses, paintings, decorative arts, jewelry, and more objects that were collected by Marjorie Merriweather Post. The beautifully preserved rooms, which showcase the luxurious lifestyle of the early twentieth century, definitely make it worth a visit.
Tour Mount Vernon
If you and your loved one are history buffs who are interested in learning more about the rich history of Washington DC and that of America, then you should schedule a visit to George Washington’s Mount Vernon. The love shared by George and Martha was lovely, and traces of it can be seen in the beautiful touches adorning the estate and house. Moreover, Mount Vernon will also be celebrating President’s Day on this year’s Valentine’s Day. So, you will be able to learn more about the iconic couple.