Today, we fight the 6th battle of Park Wars, a bracket-style competition to be be crowned the king of Washington’s green spaces. Quarterfinals start on Thursday.
US National Arboretum v. Carlyle House
446 acres of plants, with programs like a full-moon hike. Oh, and baby eagles. 3501 New York Ave., NE.
An 18th century garden and house that helped inspire PBS’s Mercy Street. 121 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria.