Washington, D.C. is known for its many historical sites, monuments, and world-class museums. However, there are also many opportunities for those who love the great outdoors.

Park Place at Petworth Metro is conveniently located in one of the most luxurious neighborhoods in D.C. Not only are our Washington, D.C. Petworth apartments near the best local dining, shopping, and entertainment, we are also never far from outdoor recreation. Here are a few ways to appreciate the natural beauty of Washington, D.C.

The National Arboretum is a park that covers 446 acres and is home to a diverse selection of flora and fauna. Some of the most beautiful exotic and native plants featured are bonsai trees, azaleas, and cherry trees. Visitors can easily spend the day walking through the park, enjoy a picnic, and take a picture in front of the famous Capitol Columns. The National Bonsai & Penjing Museum is also located within the park. The Arboretum is open every day from 8 AM to 5PM.

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens provides a peaceful space filled with natural beauty. This park is open year-round, but it’s best to visit during the spring and summer months. The aquatic gardens are comprised of a series of ponds that grow lily pads, lotus flower, and lilies. Visitors can spend the day hiking, taking photographs or painting the scenery, and enjoying a picnic. Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens also hosts the annual Lotus and Water Lily Festival, inspired by Latin, Asian, and African cultures.

Meridian Hill Park is located on the former home of President John Quincy Adams. Once converted into a public park in 1910, Meridian Hill Park included an Italian style garden, thirteen basin cascading fountains, a statue of Joan of Arc and Dante, as well as a James Buchanan Memorial. Meridian Hill is open during daylight hours and there are no entry fees.

Park Place at Petworth Metro is the perfect place to call home. Contact us below to learn more about our Washington, D.C. Petworth apartments today!

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