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You can find lots of activities and amazing restaurants in Metro DC. However, the tough part is finding the perfect combination for your first date.

Take the guesswork out of dating in Washington DC with this amazing conversation about the most relaxing and fun ways to date in the metro area.

We’ve rounded up four special ways to explore Metro DC that you might want to try for your next date!

Explore your favorite neighborhood together.

First of all, one reader likes to stroll around a favorite neighborhood for coffee or ice cream. They shared one romantic stroll along the Georgetown Water Front: “Stop in the Swedish Embassy, walk around the water, up to M Street, and Dumbarton Oaks…”

Don’t be afraid to talk about what you love in life!

After that, share your passions. “A lot of people come to DC to pursue something they’re passionate about, so a lot of people will want to talk about work …  a lot of people are legitimately interested in finding out what drives you. Embrace it, but be sure to talk about other stuff too.”

Try mini-golf or a baseball game!

Finally, a game of golf never hurts. “Mini-golf at H St Country Club is always fun. If they are a sports fan, a Nats or DC United game could be fun.”

Save dinner for a later date in Washington DC

Then you can save the dinner date for later: “Start with first date to get coffee, ice cream or drinks to gauge compatibility. If it’s not a good match you can respectfully end before a second round and you are only out 30-45 min maybe $10. Save meals for second, third date etc.”

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