Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Northwest
Rock Creek Park spans from Maryland through DC to Virginia. Accessible right across from Open City beside and behind the Omni Shoreham.
“One of my favorites, check the Joan of Arc collection. Not part of the Smithsonian so a an entrance fee applies. ”
“Asia meets America is the theme for these two Smithsonian museums on the National Mall. The Freer includes James McNeill Whistler's famed Peacock Room, while both museums include masterpieces of Asian art.”
“Good for dates and solo outings, serene two-story spot for tea in Dupont serves ample choices of tea (no coffee), Asian-inspired bentos, curries, and cold noodle salads. Don't miss the the ginger scones or salted oat cookies.”
“Another alternative to SBs. Cool spot in the neighborhood, outdoor seating and the coffee is almost psychedelic.”