By Lydia Geisel | April 5, 2017 | Lifestyle
While it’s easy to let spring showers put a damper on your day, there’s plenty to do in the capitol city when the rain just won't go away.
Just because the sun isn’t out doesn’t mean you can’t day drink. On a drizzling weekend morning there’s nothing that will cheer you up like a healthful breakfast and Bloody Mary to pair. This luxe surf n’ turf spot is now offering tasty weekend brunch bites, like strawberry waffles and crab cake Benedict, in addition to their signature morning-time cocktails. 750 15th St. NW, 202-489-0140
Toast to seasonal showers with a steaming cup of coffee at this shop in Center City that serves daily-made gelato and brews masterful espresso-based blends. Whether you want to watch the rainfall by the window or get lost in a new read, it’ll be a drizzly day well spent. 904 Palmer Alley NW, 202-733-2879
If lousy weather has got you down, get back to you with a well-deserved treatment at the Four Seasons. Their Cherry Blossom Champagne Body Treatment includes a full-body polish (complete with champagne and a salt scrub) followed by a moisturizing body wrap so you’ll leave feeling ready to take on anything—spring showers included. 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 202-342-0444
If you want to hit the town but aren’t in the mood to get soaked, hide out indoors at the South Hall and browse your way through the local vendors. From baked goods to fresh cheeses, there’s plenty to pack up, nosh on, and brag about at this bustling market place in Capitol Hill. 225 7th St. SE, 202-698-5253
Brimming with exotic flowers and towering leaves, the Botanic Garden’s spacious greenhouse lets you enjoy the best of a blooming spring—even on the rainiest of days. 100 Maryland Ave. SW, 202-225-8333