Southwest Waterfront is the hot new neighborhood in Washington DC, just a short Metro ride (or a free shuttle bus!) to the National Mall. The Wharf, which opened in late 2017, has great food, live theater, a gorgeous riverwalk and plenty of ways to enjoy the water. Here are the 15 top things to do in Southwest DC with family, plus a hip place to stay.
15 Top Things to Do in Southwest DC 1. Wander The Wharf 2. Hang out by the Fire 3. Stroll Along the Southwest Waterfront Path 4. Walk in the Park 5. Bike the Southwest Waterfront 6. Take a Water Taxi to Alexandria 7. Take a Free Shuttle Bus or a Free Water Ferry 8. Taste Fresh Crawfish at the Nation’s Oldest Fish Market 9.