Washington Recreation and Activities

The mid-Atlantic location and the Potomac River of Washington D.C. make the area an ideal place for activities such as biking, hiking and water sports. It is the home for various major professional sports teams, with professional sporting events scheduled year-round. The Constitutional Gardens between the World War II and Lincoln Memorials is one of the prime spots for picnicking.

Hiking, biking, skating, horseback riding, canoeing along the Potomac shoreline are some of the other activities. There are also tours and trails, theaters, museums, film shows and exhibitions, as well as visiting the National Zoo, which has a collection of some of the most unique animals from around the world.

Washington D.C. Recreation Activities

Washington D.C. Parks

Washington D.C. features some great parks. Families, exercise buffs, and others looking to escape city life and engage in wholesome recreational activities can find all sorts of park styles. Some are near water features, some have playgrounds. Some have running areas and others have large fields. Most parks are well kept. They are key features to communities and city lifestyle. Washington D.C. P...

Washington D.C. Theaters

Washington D.C. has some of the best theaters. Some are huge multiplexes and some are smaller cozy facilities. Theaters include venues for plays and fine arts events. Washington D.C. Movies Some nights just call for a trip to the movie theater. Washington D.C. has some great locations. Some are the latest, state-of-the-art facilities with 3D, IMax or other fascinating features. Some are focused...

Washington D.C. Night Life

The Washington D.C. night life is exciting! People from every walk of life find their niche and have a ton of great options to choose from. Some venues are award winning and some attract celebrity visitors. Great food, great atmospheres, great music and great people make for an exciting night on the town. Social Scene Many Washington D.C. residents and visitors love to play, party, and mingle. T...

Washington D.C. Golf and Golf Courses

Washington D.C. has some great golf. It has a great season of ideal outdoor weather and climate for trips to the links. Some courses are located near top notch resorts with specials targeting frequent golfers. The variety of golf courses and terrains that it offers is amazing. Golf is a very popular sport as it provides an opportunity for youngsters to enjoy some sun and fresh air even as they m...

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