DMV: Yelp’s Summer Bucket List

It's almost summertime in the District and instead of spending it in
your cubicle get out there and experience all that local love the DMV
has to offer! Be a tourist in your own city, eat fabulous food, and
break out of that boring routine! Your local community managers:
Kimberly V (DC), Gretchen P (Northern Virginia), and Mike B (Maryland
Burbs) have compiled one heck of a Summer Bucket List for you, so you
better get crackin!

Anyone can join in
on the fun! Want to knock some things off that list with your fellow
Yelpers? Use this Talk Thread to create some super fun UYE's along the


1) Share a pitcher of sangria and enjoy some jazzy tunes with friends at the Sculpture Garden
2) Grab a scoop of liquid nitrogen infused ice cream at Nicecream Factory's pop-up shop
 Show off your putt-putt skills at the indoor mini golf course designed
by Washington's leading architects at the National Building Museum
4) Sign up for the Independence Burger Eating Challenge at Z-Burger
5) Feed the koi fish at the National Arboretum
6) Fly high with the Trapeze School of New York
7) Crack some crabs at the Maine Avenue Fish Market
8) Scale walls and unleash your inner superhero with the American Parkour Academy
9) Go on a ghost tour with Nightly Spirits
10) Honor Bill Cosby with a chili cheese half smoke from Ben's Chili Bowl
11) Enjoy a scandalous after-work open bar happy hour for $10 at Stadium
12) Channel your inner Picasso at Art Jamz
13) Cheer on world class tennis players at Kastles Stadium
14) Gorge on a 4 lb burrito at Pica Taco
15) Join a tango dance party at Freedom Plaza
16) Eat a traditional Native American meal at Mitsitam Cafe
17) Kiss someone special on the Spanish Steps
18) Refresh with a homemade pineapple soda at Buffalo & Bergen
19) Eat chicken and waffles at Birch & Barley
20) Catch a live jazz show at the legendary Bohemian Caverns
21) Learn about urban foraging at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
22) Go to the opera at the Kennedy Center
23) Fill your growler and go on a beer brewing field trip at DC Brau
24) Sit on the Giant Adirondack Chair
25) Cheer on the DC Rollergirls at the DC Armory
26) Eat a bug, dine on a grasshopper taco at Oyamel
27) Sneak into the National Geographic Cafeteria for cheap, worldly eats
28) Live the fab life with Drag Queen Brunch at Perry's
29) Take a Cooking Class at CulinAerie
30) Cool down with a Pleasant Pop popsicle
31) Watch the fireworks on the National Mall
32) Kayak the Potomac
33) Strut your stuff at the Capitol Skyline's adult pool party
34) See a movie underneath the stars at Yards Park
35) Drink out of a boot at Biergarten Haus
36) Bike the sites with Bike-N-Roll


37) Get high on the Adventure Park Aerial Course
38) Get the Big Greek french fries at Big Greek Café
39) Pick what's in season at Butlers Orchard
40) Sneak a peak of celebrity chefs at Volt
41) Take in the natural beauty at Brookside Gardens
42) Taste what "hidden gem" means at Taco Bar
43) Hike Great Falls Billy Goat Trail
44) Catch an old flick at AFI
45) Tour historic Glen Echo Park
46) See a concert at Strathmore

47)  Catch a Legwarmers show at The State Theatre
48) Devour a ribeye at Ray's the Steaks
49)  Get addicted to Bon Chon Chicken
50) Take in a film or concert in the park over at the Mosaic District
51) Stock your fridge with local goodies from the Falls Church Farmers Market
52) Stuff yourself silly with all-you-can-eat Korean BBQ at Kogiya
53) Try the Peking duck at Peking Gourmet Inn
54) See a movie at the brand new Alamo Drafthouse theater
55) Sing your karaoke-lovin' heart out at Freddie's Beach Bar
56) Get dim sum at Mark's Duck House
57) Eat at Super Pollo
58) Have an un-pho-getable tastebud experience at Pho Sate
59) Grab a slice of 'za at Pupatella
60) Pop bottles at Fairfax County's first winery Paradise Springs
61) Get up-close-and-personal with an airplane at Gravelly Point Park
62) Bite into a boozy sno cone at Bayou Bakery

Feel free to leave your own DMV Summer Bucket List ideas! The more the merrier 🙂

Cheers to a fabulous summer!

Kimberly "School's Out for Summer" V,
Gretchen "Walking on Sunshine" P and
Mike "Heat Wave" B
Your DC, Northern Virginia and Md Burbs Community Managers