The last week of July is statistically the hottest week in D.C., and this year is no exception. Here are two of the best strategies for dealing with the heat – either go for ice cream, or cool off by the water.
What could be better than enjoying ice cream on the Mall?
And if you are baby Xiao Qi Ji, you can enjoy ice pops prepared by the Zoo.
With two rivers and lots of public fountains, there are so many ways to get cooled off by the water in D.C.
And while it is neither permitted nor recommended, sometimes people go in the reflecting pool.
Make sure to stay hydrated – although maybe in a more environmentally-friendly way that all these discarded water bottles along the Mall.
And when there is no other way to stay cool, just collapse in the shade: