The Pembroke

8:00 am

Breakfast at The Pembroke

Fuel up for the day with breakfast at The Pembroke, The Dupont Circle’s Michelin-recommended restaurant. Indulge in traditional breakfast items with innovative twists, like the popular Grand Marnier-soaked French toast, amidst plush banquettes and panoramic views of the Dupont Circle neighborhood.

1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036.  thepembrokedc.com

Library of Congress

9:30 am

Library of Congress

Begin your exploration of Washington, DC at the Library of Congress. Immerse yourself in culture as you explore the magnificent halls and collections of the largest library in the world. From stunning architecture to a vast array of books and exhibitions, the library is a must-visit destination for bibliophiles and history buffs alike.

101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20540. loc.gov 

Capitol Building

10:30 am

Supreme Court and the United States Capitol Building

Upon leaving the Library of Congress, stroll across the street to see iconic symbols of American democracy, such as the nearby Supreme Court building and the U.S. Capitol Building. You can also get to the Capitol Building from the Library of Congress via an underground tunnel! Marvel at neoclassical architecture and learn about the important role these institutions play in the nation's governance.

1 First St NE, Washington, DC 20543 (Supreme Court), East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington, DC 20004 (Capitol Building).

Botanic Garden

11:30 am

United States Botanic Garden

After taking in the Capitol Building from every stunning angle, make your way down the hill and escape into the tranquility of the United States Botanic Garden. Take a leisurely walk through the lush greenery of the gardens, exploring the diverse plant collections, as well as the famed Bartholdi Fountain (he also designed the Statue of Liberty!)

100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20001. usbg.gov

Air Space Museum

12:30 pm

National Air and Space Museum

Continue down the National Mall to Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. Embark on a journey through the history of aviation and space exploration through fascinating exhibits. Perfect for visitors of all ages, explore iconic artifacts, interactive displays, and immersive experiences that bring the wonders of flight and space travel to life.

Independence Ave at 6th St SW, Washington, DC 20560. airandspace.si.edu

Jefferson Memorial

1:30 pm

The Washington Monument, Tidal Basin, and Jefferson Memorial

Visit the iconic Washington Monument, towering majestically over the National Mall. From there, take a scenic stroll around the Tidal Basin, stopping for the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and to admire the cherry blossom trees (if in season). Conclude your journey around the basin at the inspirational Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

2 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20024 (Washington Monument), 701 E Basin Dr SW, Washington, DC 20242 (Jefferson).

The Wharf

2:00 pm

Lunch on the Wharf

Head towards the Wharf, one of DC’s most vibrant new neighborhoods, where you can enjoy a delightful waterfront lunch overlooking the Potomac River. With a variety of dining options to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect spot to satisfy your appetite.


3:30 pm

Water Taxi from the Wharf to Georgetown

Experience the beauty of the Potomac River from a different perspective as you board a water taxi to the Georgetown waterfront. Enjoy breathtaking views of the city’s monuments as you cruise along the river towards this charming historic neighborhood.


4:00 pm

Georgetown, Embassy Row, and Dupont Circle

Enjoy a walk back to Dupont Circle, meandering through the picturesque streets of Georgetown and admiring the grandeur of Embassy Row. Take in the architectural beauty and historical significance of these iconic neighborhoods as you make your way back to the hotel.


7:00 pm

Dinner at Al Tiramisu

After a long day of activity, indulge in a delicious dinner experience at Al Tiramisu, a charming Italian restaurant offering authentic cuisine in a cozy atmosphere in the heart of Dupont Circle. From traditional pasta dishes to mouthwatering desserts, it's the perfect way to unwind and savor the flavors of Italy.

2014 P Street NW, Washington, DC 20036. altiramisu.com

9:00 pm

Drinks at Doyle Bar

Retreat into the chic ambiance of Doyle, the sophisticated cocktail bar located within The Dupont Circle. Sip handcrafted libations or select from an extensive list of Irish whiskeys as you reflect on the day's adventures before retiring for the evening.

1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036. doyle.bar

8:00 am

Coffee at Doyle & Co.

Start your morning with a freshly brewed cup of our custom coffee blend at Doyle & Co., the charming coffee bar conveniently located in the lobby across from The Pembroke. Indulge in handcrafted coffee beverages and select pastries. Take your coffee to go and enjoy a leisurely stroll to the White House.

1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036.

10:00 am

The Phillips Collection

Before checking out of The Dupont Circle at noon, squeeze in one last nearby museum at The Phillips Collection. As America’s first museum of modern art, the collection is home to masterpieces by renowned artists such as Renoir, Rothko, and O'Keeffe.

1600 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20009. phillipscollection.org