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DC’s Logan Circle neighborhood is one of the city’s top spots to explore, especially when the weather heats up. Here are our top picks for the best spots in the city to spend a beautiful summer day taking in the neighborhood.

Explore the Neighborhood Park

Head over to Logan Circle Park to enjoy a relaxing few hours in the neighborhood’s green space. The park, which surrounds a statue of a Union Army General, is the perfect place to bring a book and sit outdoors during a warm summer day.

1301 Rhode Island Ave NW. (202) 245-4715

Get Drinks at a Nearby Bar

Pair the perfect summer weather with a refreshing cocktail at one of Logan Circle’s many bars. We recommend grabbing a cooling beverage or two at a neighborhood spot like the homey Drafting Table or the uber-chic Number Nine, where you can hang out on the patio and enjoy the warm air.

Drafting Table. 1529 14th St NW. (202) 621-7475
Number Nine. 1435 P St NW.  (202) 986-0999

Try Some of DC’s Most Delicious Food

Logan Circle is at the center of DC’s bustling food scene, so make sure not to miss out on the neighborhood’s fantastic restaurants. Our favorites here include upscale pizzeria Ghibellina, tapas hotspot Barcelona, and fast/casual sushi headquarters the Maki Shop.

Ghibellina. 1610 14th St NW. (202) 803-2389
Barcelona. 1622 14th St NW. (202) 588-5500
Maki Shop. 1522 14th St NW. (202) 545-6333

Go Shopping

Hit the streets for a day of shopping in Logan Circle—the perfect summer activity, since you can walk from store to store without having to worry about the cold. Visit stores like Madewell and Marine Layer that you likely already know, in addition to funky independent spots like homeware shop Salt and Sundry.

Madewell. 1919 14th St NW. (202) 986-0154
Marine Layer. 1627 14th St NW. (202) 864-6686
Salt and Sundry. 1625 14th St NW. (202) 621-6647

See A Play

Summertime means you’ll have the chance to catch plenty of theatrical productions at one of Logan Circle’s many venues. Head to Studio Theatre, one of DC’s best-loved theatres, for a night of captivating drama.

Studio Theatre. 1501 14th St NW. (202) 332-3300