Whether it’s ice skating on the National Mall or roasting marshmallows on the Wharf, Washington, DC shines bright in the winter. The city boasts 25 Michelin-starred restaurants to try and 25 new or renovated rooftop experiences since 2020.
Don’t miss the private heated igloos at Next Whisky Bar in the Watergate, chic firepits at Smoke and Mirrors and expansive terrace at Dirty Habit. Cozy up by sleek fireplaces at Quadrant, Estuary and Bar Pendry. For indulgent afternoon tea experiences, head to Peacock Alley in the Willard InterContinental, the St. Regis or Four Seasons.
There are two new upscale hotels in the heart of the city: the rebranded Westin Washington, DC Downtown and the Royal Sonesta Washington, DC Capitol Hill. Plus, a landmark museum is reopen following a two-year renovation to its majestic building: the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the world’s only major museum dedicated to championing women artists.
Plan your trip at washington.org/winter.