Cuisine, Experiences

From Farm to Chef’s Table

Whether you want to luxuriate in a multi-course dining experience or impress a special guest with a city view, Washington, DC can cater to your every whim. Find the most intimate, perfect setting and enjoy peace of mind with unmatched service and world-class culinary expertise.


Come Face to Face with Washington Power Players

Prestigious, powerful, iconic — all these terms sufficiently describe Washington, DC. It is a city where important business is conducted and successful partnerships are forged. If you want to make your mark, you’ll need to mingle with movers and shakers. We’ll help get you there, whether you want to step foot in the U.S. Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue or beyond.

Culture, Experiences

Private, Guided Tour at Historic Ford’s Theatre

Take a private, after-hours tour of the museum and historic theater at one of the most visited sites in Washington, DC. Private tours are one of many unique experiences offered to members of our John T. Ford Society. Other benefits of your membership will include a personal liaison to assist in planning your visit to the historic site, invitations to VIP opening nights for the mainstage productions at the theater and a reception with the Director of the theater.

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Experiences, Shopping

Experience the Art of Shopping

The New York Times calls the all-new CityCenterDC shopping and dining development a “modern-day Rockefeller Center.” Situated in the heart of downtown Washington, DC, the newly opened CityCenter features 10 full acres of condominiums, offices, restaurants and shops. Shop with champagne in hand at any number of high-end retailers like Kate Spade New York, Hugo Boss, Paul Stuart and Hermes.


Monuments by moonlight


For a one-of-a-kind experience, reserve a weekend stay in the luxurious Federal suite. This expansive suite includes French doors in the master bedroom opening onto a private balcony with commanding views over the White House. This is as close as you can get without a personal invitation from the President! Experience the dramatic beauty of Washington, D.C. at night with a two-hour evening tour of the city in your own private sedan, inclusive of a deluxe champagne goodie basket. Enjoy a relaxing morning with a complimentary in-room breakfast, and since we will extend a complimentary late check out until 4pm, you will be in no hurry to leave.


Sightsee from Your Own Private Boat

Experience the sights without the crowds. Embark on a custom-crafted cruise on the Potomac River, passing the Lincoln Memorial, Kennedy Center, Memorial Bridge or even George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate.


Equi-Spective Experience at the Salamander Resort & Spa


Your D.C. getaway starts by checking into the Owner’s Suite – a personal 1,680 square foot representation of the resort’s owner, Sheila C. Johnson, this stunning suite offers sweeping views of the Grand Lawn, rolling countryside and while providing an insight into the elegant tastes of Ms. Johnson. During your stay, you’ll rejuvenate with a Crushed Cabernet treatment, participate in a cooking class in our interactive Cooking Studio, journey through the Tree Top Zip Tour and discover yourself during a private Equi-Spective experience before enjoying a farm-to-table meal in the recently refurbished 100-year-old stallion barn.