After a winter like the one we had, never again will we take for granted those first signs of spring: crocuses, outdoor seating and even — dare we admit it — the return of kickball leagues. The ground is thawing, and we'll soon forget that the polar vortex ever happened. So emerge from your burrows, Washingtonians, and make the most of a budding spring.

More from our spring guide:

Warm weather can't come quickly enough for actors who have to do nude scene in drafty theater

Flight Trampoline Park: Where 'spring' has already begun

Paddle boating: Should you go?