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Stay Cool at These Washington D.C. Rooftop Bars After Sundown

It’s been a hot summer here in Washington D.C., and no one can blame us if we’re rather stay inside our air-conditioned 1331 Maryland apartments instead of braving the city streets, However, when the sun goes down and the city cools, the nightlife around Washington D.C. heats up. Located all around the city are roof top bars with breezy atmospheres and cool drinks. Check out one of these locales around 1331 Maryland for a cool summer evening. Or check out this list from to find one of your own!

12 Stories – While everyone knows about the Wharf as a summer destination during the day, make sure you stop by this local hangout at night for a real treat. Just a short walk away from your 1331 Maryland apartment, 12 Stories is the rooftop bar located atop the Intercontinental Hotel. Complete with a sleek, modern design and panoramas of the Washington Channel and beyond, head to this neighborhood lounge for creative cocktails and high-end bites.

La Vie – Also located at The Wharf, just a few minutes walk from your 1331 Maryland home, La Vie is another chic option for a rooftop bar, albeit this one with a Mediterranean twist. While you’re only minutes from home, La Vie’s menu and ambiance will transport you to the French Rivera, complete with water views. While they have reopened, make sure you make reservations for popular rooftop bar – with limited capacity, reservations are required.


12 Stories

75 District Square SW 12th floor

Washington, DC 20024


La Vie

88 District Square SW 5th floor

Washington, DC 20024