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Lather up that sunscreen and put on some shades because these Summer activities will leave you sweatin’ (and not just from all of this DC humidity).

Watch a movie outside

Catch some fresh air and a movie at the same time. Why go to a stuffy movie theatre when you can watch a screening of your favorite film under the stars?


See the city from the Capital Wheel

Get a Bird’s eye view of The District without ever flapping your wings. At the Capital Wheel, you can see the entire nation’s capital from the comfort of your own gondola.

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Go to a County Fair

Because there’s no better way to send off summer than some deep-fried food and a tilt-a-whirl.


Enjoy a brew with DC Beer

After surviving a long and hot summer, you deserve to kick a few back.


Cheer on the Nats

Go for the Nationals, stay for Bryce Harper.

Philadelphia Phillies v Washington Nationals

Take a Hike

The next time someone tells you to go take a hike, take them up on that offer by visiting these happy trails.


Go on a Bike ride

Stop with the SoulCycle and hop on an actual bike while you still can.

Biker and Lincoln Memorial in reflection

Go boating

Channel your inner Lonely Island featuring T-Pain and get on a boat.

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Lions and Tigers and Bears, oh my!

Take a break from the elephant cam and see the real thing.


Walk around the monuments at sunset

What’s prettier than DC monuments? DC monuments at sunset.


Dive in

Still not over Finding Dory? Use her go-to motto and just keep swimming.


Be a little crabby

Take advantage of those Maryland Blue Crabs and the Old Bae that the DMV in known for.


We’re going on a picnic

Don’t waste these last day’s of sunshine indoors, take your lunch hour outside picnic-style.


Stay fresh

This is prime produce season, so take advantage. Pick up as many fruits and veggies as you can at your local farmer’s market while you still can.