Make it to "the Hill," then head south down First Street NE, and you’ll walk past the Senate, the Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, and the House of Representatives.
8. Check out the Bartholdi Fountain, sculpted by the same Frenchman who created the Statue of Liberty.
9. Go see pretty things at the United States Botanic Garden.
Check out upcoming concerts here.
22. Head to DC9, a tiny venue where unknown musicians go to get discovered. Tix run around $12–$22.
23. Go out on U Street. See people older than you partying harder than you’ve ever partied in your life.
24. Go to Velvet Lounge and jam to some rock 'n' roll/soul music.
Get a combo and relax on the roof. Let loose and make friends with strangers.
32. Chill on the back porch at DC Reynolds on Georgia Ave.
It’s very divey, and they have $5 beer/shot combos.
35. Take a nap maybe.
36. Wake up and nosh on some delicious sweets at the ~world-famous~ Georgetown Cupcake.
42. Visit the Sunday afternoon drum circle in Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park (it's a weekly occurrence!). Have a picnic, bring a Frisbee, pet some dogs, or just bring your drum. Or maybe just go ahead take another nap.
43. Hit up Ford’s Theatre.
44. Catch a movie at E Street Cinema.
45. Catch a show at Black Cat.
46. Get your late-late-night falafel fix at Amsterdam Falafelshop on either 18th or 14th St.
47. Check out the Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for thousands of American service members, and a worthy final stop on your jaunt to D.C.
48. Spend the next 48 hours talking about how awesome D.C. is.