With everything going on in the news, you might be looking for a quiet place to escape the city noise. Here are a few of my favorite green spaces in DC. (Photo: Kingman Island)
Over 1,700 acres of shaded trails and streams to escape the city noise. Bring your pups, a picnic, or a chair for relaxing.
NW Washington, DC
Home to tastemaker Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood offers beautiful gardens for relaxing and multiple buildings to explore.
Enjoy island trails, bike trails, and playgrounds for the kids. Picnics and pups welcome!
There's plenty of gardens and trails to explore but relax with a book or a picnic in the Grove of State Trees.
NE Washington, DC
Roosevelt Island gets busy on weekends but is peaceful during the week. If you visit on a busier day, take a bike or ride share. Open until 10 pm.
Any where on the National Mall is nice especially in the evenings but the running water at the Roosevelt Memorial can be particularly memorizing.
This spot offers beautiful, peaceful gardens plus tours of the church and a reproduction of the Roman catacombs.
A 12 acre urban park with tiers of green space and sculptures. Plus, visit on Sundays for the beloved drum circle.
16th Street NW