Romance blooms when the days are long, the sun is shining and there are endless opportunities for outdoor fun. But summer is fleeting, so grab your chance to float side-by-side on the Potomac, cuddle up for a movie under the stars or hold hands under a canopy of leaves.
Go paddling on the Potomac Stand-up paddling, still new to Washington waters, can be perfect for the adventurous couple. Leslie Moy, 47, of Arlington paddles with her dog, Yeti. She and her husband picked up boards from Key Bridge Boathouse. (Yes, the boathouse does allow pets.) Board rental is $20 an hour. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post Buy Photo