It’s springtime again in Washington DC, and even though you may live in the finest of luxury Washington DC apartments, a place you can enjoy for days without venturing out, that hint of bloom will soon be in the air and spring festivities will begin to occur.
On April 22, Earth Day is celebrated. Washington DC has numerous events to help us remember and commemorate our connection and dependence upon the earth and promote environmental awareness. These events take place all throughout the month of April at different landmarks such as the National Zoo and Botanic Garden.
Washington National Cathedral Flower Mart
On Friday, May 4th, you can tour the Washington National Cathedral and climb the 333 steps to the top, enjoy the 59 acres of lushly tended grounds and flowers. The festival is a must for all gardening enthusiasts and includes numerous activities for children. The architectural features of the cathedral are stunning. It is the 6th largest cathedral in the world, with over 200 stained glass windows.
Mount Vernon Spring Wine Festival and Sunset Tour
On May 18th, 19th, and 20th, from 6 to 9 p.m. you can tour the mansion at Mount Vernon while enjoying some of Virginia’s finest wines. There will be a live jazz band, and George and Martha may even show up!
Around the World Embassy Tour
On May 5th, many embassies in Washington DC will open their doors to visitors and you can experience some of the native cuisine, music, dance, and art of the different countries of the world.
Monuments by Moonlight Tour
Visit the many monuments in Washington DC by moonlight, including the FDR Memorial, the Martin Luther King Memorial, and the Lincoln Memorial. See some of the places where history has been made.
Catch a Major League Baseball Game
The Washington Nationals have spring training games every year in March. Head out to the ballpark and enjoy America’s National Pastime. The regular season home opener is April 5th against the New York Mets, and after that the action is nonstop!
There is so much to see and do in the nation’s capital! But at the end of the day, when you’re tired and worn down, but content, the best part of the festivities is often just coming home. Whether you stay in Dupont Circle, Kalorama, Woodley Park, Logan Circle, Columbia Heights, or Rosslyn, the luxury and quiet comfort of home awaits you in these incredible Washington DC apartments. You’ve only barely scratched the surface of the many activities available in the Washington DC area, and many more of them await you as well!