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Best Places to Propose in Washington, D.C.


This post ispart of the My Trio Rings Precious Places series, which uses Mashable’s Top 10 Cities for Getting Engaged list for inspiration.

Lately, the internet has been abuzz with the best places to propose
. If you arelooking for creative proposal ideas, be certain to keep up with the My Trio RingsPrecious Places series. This week,our destination is Washington, D.C. So if you are ready to popthe big question
, then pickout an affordable wedding ring set, and ponderthe following proposal venues.

CreativeProposal Ideas in Washington, D.C.

1. Blooming Cherry Blossoms

One of the things that Washington, D.C. is best known for outside of government and politicsis its extravagant display of blooming cherry blossoms around the perimeter ofthe Tidal Basin. If you live in the D.C. metroarea, consider a springtime stroll around the lake. Find a bench to sit on, anddeclare your desire to spend the rest of your lives together. Another romanticoption would be to pack a picnic blanket, a basket of gourmet goodies, a bottleof champagne, and an affordable wedding ring set
 and set upcamp for a picnic proposal under a blooming cherry blossom bower.

Alternative: There is also a lovely, meandering rose garden, theKathrine Dulin Folger Rose Garden
, outside ofthe

that offers a longer growingseason and more opportunities for creative proposal ideas in the great outdoors.

2. Delicious Ethnic Cuisines

We’ve all seen the movies with the candlelit Italian restaurant andglasses of wine. While there is nothing wrong with the tried-and-true romanticclassics, you may also wish to consider more creative proposal ideas, such as adifferent kind of culinary venue. Washington, D.C. is uniquely suited for foodadventures with its wide variety of different ethnic restaurants. For somethingdifferent, start the adventure of a lifetime at an Ethiopian restaurant such asMeskerem,where
you will sit on intricately patterned cushions and eat with your hands.Talk about your future hopes and dreams while you feast together. Then slip theengagement ring from your affordable wedding ring set onto her finger while youwipe each other’s hands
with a warm, wet cloth after your meal. For a moreromantic experience, consider requesting a private room at the restaurant ofyour choice or getting reservations for a time when you may have the restaurantmostly to yourselves.

What is your Washington, D.C.proposal story? Share it with us!

Pick out anaffordable wedding ring set today!

Photo credit:robeposse

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