3 D.C. date ideas under $25
Dating can be expensive, but you don’t have to spend a ton of money to have a good time.
- Whether you’re on a first date or have been together for years, here are some affordable date ideas under $25.
1. Hang out at The Wharf
Snag a swing along the pier then roast s'mores at the fire pit or grab a bite from one of the area's many eateries.
Best for: Couples who appreciate the waterfront.
Details: Enjoy a drink with a view at nearby Cantina Bambina, one of our favorite rooftop bars.
2. Picnic near the monuments
Pack a DIY cheese board and head to the National Mall or Tidal Basin. Partake in some people-watching as you dine on the romantic spread.
Best for: Those who like playing tourist in their own city.
Details: Keep up the momentum with one of these local walking trails.
3. Order boozy milkshakes
Ted's Bulletin offers a variety of boozy and traditional shakes. Share the Irish Caramel Coffee or Key Lime Pie with coconut rum.
Best for: Couples with a sweet tooth.
Cost: $12.99 per boozy shake; traditional shakes start at $7.99+.
Details: The modern American restaurant has several locations around the greater D.C. area. Check them out.
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