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Best Dates in the Washington, DC Area

Dating on a Budget in the Nation’s Capital

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11. Visit the Gardens

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Visiting a beautiful place sets the stage for romance. The Washington, DC area has great places to enjoy the beauty and fresh fragrance of colorful plants and flowers.

12. Bowling

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Bowling can be a fun date, but try not to get too competitive. Invite another couple to join in the fun. Check with the alley before going to make sure they have open bowling lanes at the time you wish to go (some have dedicated lanes to bowling leagues).

13. Dancing at Glen Echo Park

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Glen Echo Park holds regularly scheduled dances that are open to the public in their Spanish Ballroom. Kick up your heels and try a new dance style. Lessons are included at most dances.

14. Comedy Clubs

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Enjoy a night of laughter at a comedy club in the Washington, DC area.

15. Small Theaters – Community Theaters

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Tickets to major performances in the area are pricey. But the Washington, DC area has lots of smaller theaters that put on a good show at a lower cost. Look here for discounted tickets.

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