2 Hours of Cultural & Culinary Exploration in Downtown

Dig in to Creole cuisine, discover the world’s only museum recognizing women’s creative contributions, window shop through DC’s newest shopping district and indulge in a tasty dessert.


Stop One

Enjoy authentic Louisiana cuisine at Acadiana

901 New York Avenue NW A contemporary Louisiana fish house, Acadiana is the only restaurant in the nation’s capital to serve Cajun cuisine at a heightened level of elegance. Enjoy rich and complex flavors spanning southern Louisiana surrounded by contemporary décor that captures the atmosphere of warm breezes and mysterious swamps.


Stop Two

Explore remarkable artistry at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA)

1250 New York Avenue NW Spanning more than 4,500 works, the museum’s wide-ranging collection provides a comprehensive survey of art by women from the 16th century to the present, with new acquisitions added regularly. NMWA is the only major museum in the world solely dedicated to recognizing women’s creative contributions. Currently on view is Chromatic Scale: Prints by Polly Apfelbaum, a survey of the artist’s large-scale, colorful installations.


Stop Three

Window Shop at CityCenterDC

Palmer Alley between 9th and 10th streets NW Check out the destination where Washington’s most stylish go to shop. Experience more than 30 fabulous luxury stores including many of the world’s most fashionable brands such as Hermes, Dior, CH Caroline Herrera and more.


Stop Four

Grab dessert at milk bar and head to the Park at CityCenterDC

10th and I Street NW A different kind of bakery, milk bar puts a playful spin on familiar home-style desserts and savory snacks using quality ingredients and locally sourced dairy. Enjoy highly addictive Cereal Milk™ Ice Cream, Compost Cookies® and Crack Pie®, all of which have gained world-wide recognition. Grab a treat from the dessert shop and turn the corner to enjoy your snack outdoors alongside the fountains at the Park at CityCenterDC at I Street and New York Avenue.


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