Once I returned to D.C. from from my east coast "road trip", I only had two days left before flying back to California. I spent those two days doing some work, packing and crossing off a few things on my DC bucket list, such as beer tasting at Mad Fox Brewing, swimming at the Beach exhibit and walking around the National Mall one last time. For those of you who don't know, the Beach is a huge ball pit in the middle of the National Building Museum, set to imitate the beach. Kids and adults of all sizes could jump in/swim/get lost in there. I HIGHLY recommend this to anyone in the DC area. It was so fun to just jump in, roll around and act like a kid again! I concluded my last day in DC by getting some Shake Shack custard and walking around the National Mall for a final time. It was such a bittersweet day because while D.C. has and always will have a special place in my heart, I was more than ready to come home to the west coast (aka I was in need of some real Mexican food, hiking and hoppy west coast beer). I also wasn't too sad because I know that my future job will eventually bring me back to DC. So thank you D.C. for another amazing summer and I will see you again soon!
The last east coast beer flight of the summer at Mad Fox Brewing
The start to any day in downtown D.C. must begin with a doughnut from Astro Doughnuts! The creme brûlée is the best!
Just hanging at the Beach
Clearly having way too much fun......
Just enjoying a Shake Shack custard
I am a HUGE sucker for these LOVE signs! (I've seen four!) This one is in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden.
One last look at the monuments
Quick rest before going home to finish packing. Thanks for the memories D.C.!