Washington DC’s Capitol Riverfront has become the most loved neighborhood of the city in recent times. The area has much to offer to the tourists who visit the place. Here are some suggestions of things you can do in the Capitol Riverfront Neighborhood.
Watch The Washington Nationals Games
This is the thing that most of the tourists desire to do, at any cost. It will be a wonderful experience to see the famous sports stars like Juan Soto and Max Scherzer, playing in the field. In between the game, you can see some mascots in the costume of U.S presidents, doing a foot race, which is very comical as well as competitive. You can save big on the Washington Nationals ticket by booking it on the single-game tickets page.
Watch D.C United Play In The New Audi Field
Whether or not you are a soccer fan, you will be able to enjoy the game in a remarkable way here in the new Audi field. You will surely love the experience of seeing the team playing live before your eyes. It is also the opportunity for you to cheer for legendary players like Wayne Rooney.
Enjoy Your Time At The Waterfront
Along the two miles of the beautiful Anacostia River, the Capitol Riverfront offers you many waterfront activities. You will be able to have the best of your time here during the summer months. This place offers you the urban riverfront neighborhood experience, which is otherwise rare to find. It will be an ideal place for you to spend time with your parents and children. You will have the liberty to do kayaking or canoeing or even take a twilight tour.
Spend A Sunny Afternoon At The Yards Park
The Yards Park is located alongside the Anacostia River and has numerous places for you to relax and to get an elated overlook of the river. The park has a waterfall and a ‘canal’ that is 11 inches deep. These will be attractive to the kids. However, the main attraction of the park is the bridge, which is decorated with lights. In the summer weeks, the park hosts a concert for the visitors every Friday.
Have The Local Brews At Bluejacket
The menu of the brewery has 25 kinds of beers, which are made here itself. In this American restaurant, you can have the classic American bar food. The place was a munitions factory before but was later turned into the brewery. The place will be crowded with people almost all the time.
Visit The Bullpen Before Or After The Game
The Bullpen is the place very close to the Nationals Park. This is the place where you can spend time drinking or speak about the game before or after the game. On the days when there are games on the ground, the Bullpen opens two hours before the start of the game and will remain open after two hours of the game. The famous monthly food truck festival Truckeroo is held here.
Explore National Museum Of The U.S Navy
The U.S Navy plays a very significant role in the history of Capitol Riverfront. Hence, your trip to the Capitol Riverfront area will be incomplete without the visit to the National Museum of the U.S Navy. It is a kid-friendly museum and you can learn much about the U.S history on your visit here. Some artifacts from the War of 1812 are also displayed in the museum in the Old Naval Gun Factory. This includes the Korean War uniforms, Civil warship wheel, etc.
Spin Around The Ice At Canal Park
In the winter, this will be the best place the kids can enjoy skating. There will be skate rentals available for those who are interested. The place was originally an abandoned bus parking lot. The ice rink here is so special and unique in that the ice is on a track. You will feel like you are gliding along a frozen canal. The skating exercise is also an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the city.
Dine At Osteria Morini
This is the best place to have an unforgettable dining experience on your trip to the Riverfront. It is located near to the Yards Park and serves excellent Italian cuisine. It is a wonderful experience to sit on the patio and relax while enjoying the sunset. You can also have cocktails served in very refined settings.
Drink At District Winery
The district winery houses the glistening wines, which are made in DC. There is also an American restaurant that started anew. It is known for serving special and unique dishes like Pastrami-spiced monkfish. The restaurant is called Ana and has an indoor seating of more than 50 people along with a patio with a seating capacity of more than 80 people.
Keep these things in mind when you are on your Washington DC tours and are planning to visit the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood.