More than just a destination for your eighth grade field trip, Washington, D.C. is the "Coolest City in America" and the "No. 1 Destination to Visit in 2015." Spring Break in Washington, D.C. will not disappoint. From the booming culinary scene to beautiful cherry blossom trees blooming - rest assured that our itinerary that will delight and surprise you in the nation's capital.
First, we think you deserve relaxation and fun during your spring break getaway. To make planning easy, book now to receive 20% off two nights and 30% off three or more nights at The Embassy Row Hotel.
There are over 50 active food trucks in D.C. Given that D.C. is an international melting of cultures, you can eat anything from korean tacos (Takorean, voted "Best Food Truck in D.C.") to El Fuego (Pervuian food). To get your street food grub on, look to D.C. Food Truck Fiesta for the live location of the truck.
Don't leave D.C. without saying you experienced Station Kitchen & Cocktails. It's a coffeeshop in the morning, serving Compass Coffee (REAL GOOD COFFEE roasted locally in D.C.) and local pastries. By the evening, Station Kitchen & Cocktails becomes a social scene featuring yummy shared plates and bottled cocktails with a focus on all things LOCAL. The floor to ceiling windows in the restaurant overlook the Indonesian Embassy and Portugal Embassy (wow!).
Lucky you! The National Cherry Blossom Festival is a three week celebration and most likely falls over your spring break. The blossoms are absolutely gorgeous and worth every second of the crowds. To see the cherry blossoms from another angle, make a reservation to paddle boat in the Tidal Basin (hint hint). Anyone without reservations waits 1-2 hours usually.
While the weather is cool in D.C., spring is the perfect time to take advantage of everything outdoors. Visit the Smithsonian National Zoo in Adams Morgan, one stop from The Embassy Row Hotel.
Spring in D.C. is beautiful. There are numerous spring garden tours throughout the city to take in the beautiful landscaping and horticulture.
Whether you're planning spring break or summer vacation to D.C., we believe our two-day itinerary guide will curate the most authentic experience for you in America's Coolest City.