The Capitol Riverfront has been one of the expanding neighborhoods in the capital city since the opening of the Nationals Park in the year 2008. The experiences here keep growing since the opening of the baseball park. Read on for a compilation list of the 4 must-visit places in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood.
Watch Baseball Games of Washington Nationals
It will be a fun thing to watch the baseball team play high field on their home ground situated in the park. The games of the local team that competes in Major League Baseball are popular among the community around the Capitol Riverfront especially. The games featuring the Nationals are sold-out events, which attracts people from across the DC area apart from the neighborhood. People from across the city capital arrive here in big numbers to watch their favorite baseball stars in action.
Spend an Evening at the Yards Park
This expansive park gives excitable views of the waterfront of the Anacostia River and has plenty of relaxing places such as a pedestrian bridge that serves as an overlook of the river. Everyone including children would enjoy views of the eleven inches deep Canal Basin while standing on the bridge, and paying a visit to the waterfall in the park. It plays host to a music concert series on Friday nights all summer.
Taste Wine at District Winery
The recently opened winery that sits in the midst of the Yards Park is home to a restaurant that specializes in crab beignets, and a shawarma stuffed with carrot hummus and pastrami-spiced monkish. If you choose to tour the winery enclosed in glass, you can visit the tasting bar and enjoy sipping select wines in addition to get a briefing on their winemaking procedure.
Visit the National Museum of the United States Navy
This museum housed in an old gun factory of the US Navy is within walking distance from the Capitol Riverfront. The kid-friendly museum is worth exploring if you want to understand the history of the US Navy. The museum has artifacts tracing back to the War of 1812, relics of an American Civil War ship, uniforms from the Korean War period, and the fighting top of a naval ship named ‘USS Constitution’. The US Navy museum is a must-visit place while touring Washington DC owing to its historical importance.