During the course of your fertility journey, you’ll make multiple trips to Columbia Fertility Associates’ downtown D.C. offices. It’s part of the experience, and we also know how important it is to find moments of respite and rejuvenation as you navigate the fertility process.
Luckily, the area surrounding our office is filled with attractions and destinations you’ll love to check out before or after your appointments. From delectable dining options to fantastic shopping experiences, here are some nearby gems that you can explore.
Where to Grab a Bite
Within a few blocks of our office, from cozy cafes to upscale restaurants, there’s something for everyone. Enjoy a hearty brunch at the popular Founding Farmers, flavorful Mediterranean dishes at Fig & Olive or delicious sushi rolls at Kaz Sushi Bistro. Treat yourself to a cup of coffee at The Coffee Bar or sweet treats at Baked & Wired.
Where to Shop
A little retail therapy in order? Stroll along M Street and explore a mix of boutique shops, designer stores and specialty stores. Discover unique fashion finds at Intermix or luxurious skincare products at Bluemercury. Visit West Elm or Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams for stylish furnishings and home decor.
Where to Unwind and Reflect
Just a short distance away, you’ll find the beautiful Francis Park, perfect for a leisurely stroll or a peaceful moment of reflection. Enjoy a picnic at the picturesque Georgetown Waterfront Park or take a scenic walk along the C&O Canal towpath. These serene locations provide an opportunity to unwind and connect with nature.
Where to Explore
A vibrant cultural scene surrounds our office. Visit the renowned Phillips Collection, a world-class museum showcasing a stunning collection of modern and contemporary art. Catch a performance at the historic Kennedy Center, known for its diverse range of shows, including music, theater and dance. Take a leisurely walk through the streets of Georgetown, appreciating the picturesque architecture and historic landmarks.
Where to Practice Self-Care
Treat yourself to a relaxing massage or rejuvenating spa treatment at one of the nearby wellness centers. Explore yoga and meditation studios, such as YogaWorks or CorePower Yoga, to find inner calm and physical rejuvenation. Taking time for self-care can complement your fertility journey and contribute to a sense of overall well-being.
Why are we sharing all this? Because we always believe in a holistic approach to caring for our patients. You’ll be here a lot. You don’t have to rush in and out of town. Explore a bit and joy the neighborhood. You’ve earned a little time for yourself. Remember to create moments of joy and relaxation throughout your fertility treatments.