Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Frozen cocktails, swimming pools, skating rinks and other ideas for beating the heat in Washington

Sure, the office A/C does the job from 9 to 5, but then it’s back out into the crock-pot-on-high that is Washington. Staying cool is the name of the game, which is why we decided to build a list of the D.C. area’s best places to beat the heat. Where else will you find frozen cocktails and swimming pools on the same list as ice cream sandwiches, skating rinks and museums?

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