This Valentine’s Day, whether you’re local to DC, or planning a weekend escape, the city has plenty of options to cater to your inner romantic. Nibble chocolates in your private igloo at the Watergate Hotel, enjoy a 5-course meal at some of the best fine dining restaurants the city has to offer, show your competitive spirit with axe throwing or star-gaze from the terrace of a penthouse suite at the Hamilton. When it comes to love — the sky’s the limit and the activities are endless. 

Here are some ideas for the perfect date-night in the Nation’s Capital.