DC's Most Romantic Spots Accessible by Metro

      With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, goDCgo put together a list of DC’s most romantic destinations for you and your Valentine to visit. Not to mention, you can save a few bucks and gas and visit all these places via the Metro. 

      goDCgo's February Destination Hot Spot: The District Wharf


      Bring your date to The Wharf, DC's newest day trip destination, bringing famous restaurants, new shops, and beautiful waterfront views together in one place. The Wharf reestablishes Washington, DC, as a waterfront city and destination.This remarkable, mile-long stretch along the Potomac Rive comes to life with restaurants, retailers, residences, and businesses—all complemented by monumental views and a vibrant culture. Plus, you can check out all of the Wharf's transportation amenities here.

      Metro: Waterfront Station on the Green Line


      Here are more of DC's most romantic spots:

      1. Robert Indiana’s AMOR


      What could be more romantic than love? Take your sweetheart through a stroll of the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden and feast your eyes on this beautiful sculpture.

      Metro: Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter on the Green and Yellow lines

      DC Circulator: National Gallery of Art Scultpure Garden stop on the National Mall Route. 

      2. Palmer Alley at CityCenterDC


      Decked out with seasonal string-lights and a lively atmosphere, Palmer Alley is a great place to take a walk and explore various shopping outlets, dining and more!

      Metro: Metro Center Station on the Red, Orange, Blue and Silver Lines or Gallery Place on the Yellow and Green Lines

      DC Circulator: 13th St & K St NW on the Woodley Park-Adams Morgan-McPherson Square Route. 

      3. POV Rooftop Lounge


      With some of the most impeccable views of the District (including the White House), you are sure to impress your Valentine at this hip rooftop spot.

      Metro: Metro Center Station on the Red, Orange, Blue and Silver Lines

      DC Circulator: I St & 14th St NW on the Woodley Park-Adams Morgan-McPherson Square Route. 

      4. Lincoln Memorial 


      One of the most famous destinations in the District doesn’t need much explaining. Mix things up and take your sweetheart during sunset! 

      Metro: Foggy Bottom Station or Smithsonian Station on the Orange, Blue and Silver Lines.

      DC Circulator: Lincoln Memorial/Korean War Veterans Memorial stop on the National Mall Route. 

      5. Anacostia Murals 


      Anacostia’s murals are notably spectacular because they highlight themes of diversity and community. Anacostia also has a lively restaurant and arts community that you can take your date afterwards.

      Metro: Anacostia Station on the Green Line

      DC Circulator: Anacostia Metro stop on the Potomac Ave Metro - Skyland via Barrows Row Route. 


      WRITTEN BY: goDCgo

      goDCgo is an initiative of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) that encourages the use of sustainable transportation. We provide complimentary transit resources and consulting services to DC organizations and commuters. Our goal serves to decrease traffic congestion, improve air quality and create a better quality of life in the DC area.

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