Things To Do In Washington DC With Kids

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Washington DC offers many things that the whole family can do together.  You can visit all the Nation’s Monuments, the many museums and explore history.  Of you can see a side of Washington DC that many miss that are fun and are great things to do in Washington DC with kids. Everyone enjoys a good waterfall, but Great Falls Park offers waterfalls after falls after falls.  The Great Falls Park is one of Washington DC’s gems that have places to picnic, great and outstanding views. Take your family to see the amazing Luray Caverns.  These caverns are the most popular to see on the East Coast.  The Luray Caverns has giant rooms that are 10 stories high that can fit cathedrals inside.  There are many amazing columns, stalactites and stalagmites and many pools inside the caves. Enjoy … [Read more...]

Fun Things To Do In Washington DC

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There are many fun things to do in Washington DC.  Most people visit the many monuments but forget about many of the adventures that Washington DC has to offer. Take a step back in time on a boat ride through the canals of Washington DC.  There are many companies that offer narrated rides pulled by mules and the ranger wears clothes from over a hundred years ago.  You can see the historical buildings on the sides of the canals and river from the perspective of someone living in history. If you have ever wanted to go on a treasure hunt, now is your chance.  You can go through one of the many companies that offer treasure hunts or tours that mimic National Treasure.  Using maps or letters with instructions you can use antique items that were given to you as clues to figure out where … [Read more...]

Things To Do In Washington DC This Weekend

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If you are making a quick stop in Washington DC for the weekend there are plenty of things to do.  You could take advantage of the many free historical monuments and memorials, explore the many free museums or discover something entirely new.  Whatever you choose to do there are many things to do in Washington DC this weekend. Visit the National WWII Memorial.  This memorial was put up to honor the 16 million people who served during WWII and for the many people who supported the war effort at home.  There are 2 large arches, pillars and a field of over 4 thousand gold stars symbolizing the 400,000 who died.  Pay a tribute to those who fought in the war and gave up their lives and visit the National WWII memorial. If you are in the mood of seeing what life was like in history visit … [Read more...]

Top 10 Things To Do In Washington DC

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There are so many great things that you can do in Washington DC, but don’t leave until you have been able to see all of the top 10 things to do in Washington DC. 1.       Of all the top 10 things to do in Washington DC, the most looked forward event is the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.  The memorial is not open yet but is coming this Fall.  On August 28, 2011, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial will be dedicated on the 48th anniversary of his famous “I Have a Dream” Speech.  The memorial is near the reflecting pool where he gave his speech and has a statue erected in his honor. 2.       No trip to Washington DC would be complete without visiting the Lincoln Memorial.  A statue made out of marble of President Lincoln overlooks the reflecting pool.  … [Read more...]

Free Things To Do In Washington DC

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Travelling can be expensive and keeping activities inexpensive can be difficult.  But in Washington DC there are many free things to do.  Not to mention the many free monuments, museums and historical sights, there are also free festivals and galleries. The free things to do in Washington DC are limitless.  Almost every attraction you can do in Washington DC is free.  But to keep your costs low and still have a great time, try to visit these free attractions. Visit the National Museum of American History.  Here you can see the iconic Star Spangled Banner to many other American treasures.  The Ruby Slippers that Judy Garland wore in The Wizard of Oz are also in a showcase.  There are also daily programs and hands on activities that you can get involved in. The Vietnam Veterans … [Read more...]

Things To Do In Washington DC

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There are so many things to do in Washington DC that if you tried to do them all you would be in DC for many years!  You can have a trip full of great and fun things to do and you will want to come back again for more. The many things to do in Washington DC include seeing all the memorials, like the Jefferson and Lincoln Memorial.  No trip would be complete without seeing the Washington Monument and visiting the Capital.  But to see an interesting side of Washington DC stop by the Folger Shakespeare Library and Frederick Douglass National Historical Site. The Lincoln and Jefferson Memorial, the Washington Monument and the Capital are all next to the Reflecting Pool.  These are amazing things to do and the sights are spectacular in the evening when the monuments are all lit up and … [Read more...]