From tasty brunches and garden strolls to visiting zoo babies, ways to enjoy spring in the city
1 Tour a Garden
Hillsides of vibrant azaleas plus original Capitol Building columns (pictured here) make an Instagram-worthy outing at the National Arboretum.
2 Brunch Like a Local
With a sizzling dining scene and its first-ever Michelin Guide, D.C. serves up plenty of delectable options for this favorite weekend meal.
3 Take a Stroll
Mild weather and fewer crowds this month create an ideal setting for exploring monuments and Smithsonian museums along the National Mall.
4 Visit Zoo Babies
Giant panda Bao Bao may have moved to China, but her brother and other cute fur-babies, like cheetah cubs, still call the National Zoo home sweet home.
5 Shop ’Til You Drop
Glitzy designer hubs like CityCenterDC and charming neighborhood boutiques provide tons of options for finding that perfect spring outfit.