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June 7 Cool Summer Days Around Washington DC

Warmer days are here and the sun is calling. The good news is: Washington, DC and The Residences on The Avenue have plenty of ways for you to make the most of the summer months. Look at all there is to do:

Smithsonian Folklife Festival: Taking over the National Mall between the Smithsonian Museums, this yearly event is always as fun as it is educational. This year, the festival runs from June 30th – July 4th and July 7th – 11th and features programs, food, art and activities centered on Colombia, the Peace Corps and Rhythm and Blues.

Independence Day Fireworks on the National Mall: Get to the Mall early and claim your spot to watch the nation’s most famous July 4th fireworks display. With live music adding to the festivities, it’s the perfect way to spend the holiday.

DC Jazz Festival: As one of the nation’s foremost cities for jazz, the DC Jazz Festival is always a great time. And what better way to spend a warm summer night than listening to some cool music? This year’s festival runs from June 1st through 13th at various locations throughout the city.

National Capital Barbecue Battle: What’s summer without barbecue? In Washington, DC, lovers of smoked and spicy meat are in luck. Just down Pennsylvania Avenue, on June 25th – 26th, the city will host this year’s world-famous barbecue competition and festival. Make sure you get there to grab a bite.

Sunset Serenades at the National Zoo: The nice thing about living steps from a Metro is that you can easily get to places like the National Zoo. This summer, check out the free concert series that takes place Thursday evenings and runs through most of the summer. It’s a great way to relax in the heat.

Hiking, Biking, Boating and More: Are you the outdoorsy type? Then you’re in luck, what with nearby Rock Creek Park and its trails, not to mention the water activities offered on the Potomac River. Of course, to find even more, all you have to do is zip into Virginia or Maryland where there are dozens of parks within a short drive and such popular trails as the W&OD Trail, the Mount Vernon Trail and the Capital Crescent Trail.

Oasis, Club Blu and Haven: Of course, you can always enjoy the summer right here at The Residences on The Avenue. With great amenity spaces designed for lovers of the outdoors, you can find some inner peace in the tranquil Oasis courtyard or head up to one of our two rooftop spaces including Club Blu with is pool and cabanas, and Haven where great views combine with a barbecue area to let you make the most of the warmer days.

In Washington, DC, the summer is always a time for fun. And that’s no different here at The Residences on The Avenue. For those seeking the finest West End, DC apartment near Georgetown, the studio floor plans and the 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartment homes you’ll find here offer you the chance to make the most of the summer months.