Best date night ideas for winter, Christmas, Valentine's Day in Washington DC

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Romantic Things to Do in Washington D.C. in Winter

Washington, DC can be a very romantic place to be, but perhaps more so in the winter.  And that’s in part because there are so many romantic things for couples to do together in Washington.  We go over the 7 most romantic things you and your love can do together this winter in the nation’s capital.

1. Spirit of Washington DC Dinner Dance Cruise

A perfect way to combine Washington DC sightseeing and romance!  Enjoy the beautiful Potomac River on this nighttime cruise, plus enjoy a candlelit dinner and dancing under the stars.  And you can save money on this dinner dance cruise by clicking here.

2. Private After Hours DC City Tour

Want to make a tour of Washington DC more romantic?  Try doing it at night in the winter, where you can snuggle up with your loved one while taking in the sights!  This tour, which you can book through Expedia, also includes dinner and is very popular amongst couples.

3. Fairfax Ice Arena

What could be more romantic than ice skating hand in hand with your love and then warming up together afterward with a cup of hot chocolate?  Click here to save 44% on ice skating admission for two.

4. Holiday in the Park at Six Flags America

You and your love can head to Mistletoe Moment, the most romantic spot in the park!  Get discounted admission to Holiday in the Park here.

5. Elegant Dinner Cruise on the Odyssey Washington

Here’s another great cruise that includes a 3-course meal of fine dining on delicious Atlantic seafood and a great chance to dance with your special someone to a live band – and you can save money on this by booking through Expedia.

6. Couples Massage

Do all the above options sound a bit too cold and you want something indoors?  Then enjoy a couple’s Swedish massage at Illa Spa – and save up to 39% by clicking here.

7. Mystery Date

Want to put the mystery back into your relationship?  Then click here to book a mystery date!  You won’t know what you’ll do until you book it.  But you do know you’ll get to enjoy a romantic tour & wine tasting.


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Best romantic activities & date night ideas in Washington DC in the winter. Get discounted prices for sunset cruises, ZooLights at Smithsonian's National Zoo, ice skating, couples massage, Holiday in the Park at Six Flags America mistletoe moment, Nightime Tour, etc.