Our newest addition to the dark side walking tours, explore Capitol Hill with your guide to talk about scandals and hauntings. DC By Foot's Capitol Hill Ghost Tour is a walking tour intended to provide guests with the history of the largest historic residential neighborhood in DC, with a dark twist. The guides will discuss the deaths, ghosts, curses and often violent figures and events of Capitol … [Read more...] about Half Price to See Capitol Hill Ghost Tour
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Here's our list of things to do with kids in Baltimore from attractions to festivals, family friendly restaurants and even a few suggestions on where to sleep when you're ready to crash. Go wild for art at the three-day free Artscape street festival See art at its most kooky and kinetic at the American Visionary Art Museum Ride the first mile of rail laid in America at the … [Read more...] about 37 Things to Do with Kids on a Road Trip to Baltimore
Washington, DC, is home to more free attractions than any other American city. The Smithsonian alone has 17 museums, galleries and a zoo, and that's just a fraction of the incredible things to see and do in the city. This is as it should be for the nation's capital, a city FOR all of the people in the United States. But it can be overwhelming, especially for first-time visitors. Here's a primer of … [Read more...] about Best Free Attractions for First-Time Visitors to Washington, DC
Touch History is an accessible tour on April 14 (9:30 a.m.) that brings building details to life for visitors through their sense of touch. Contact: 202.707.2153. Family Building Tour -- This kid-friendly tour of the Thomas Jefferson Building is recommended for families with children ages 6-12. An adult must accompany children. Adult participation may be limited to two per extended family or … [Read more...] about Free Spring Tours at the Library of Congress
While the Presidential monuments, war memorials, Smithsonian museums, National Zoo, and Arlington Cemetery should be on anyone's wish list of must see things to see and do in Washington, there are many other worthy adventures to be had in the city. Here are 10 other recommendations, in no particular order: l. Visit the Holocaust Museum. Granted it can be … [Read more...] about More Free Things to See and Do in D.C.
It's really difficult to narrow down a list of free things to do in Washington this summer--or anytime of year, for that matter. But here's a starting point for families looking to experience some of the best D.C. has to offer--for adults as well as kids! l. Visit the National Zoo 2. Take a free kid-friendly walking tour of major sites in the city (including Arlington Cemetery) 3. … [Read more...] about 10 Free Family Friendly Things to Do in Washington, D.C.
Ford Mustang lovers: Did you know that at the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum in Alexandria, Virginia, you can sit in the driver’s seat of a custom-built 1965 Ford Mustang merged with a 2015 model? Plan your visit today to get a first-hand view into how far automotive design and technology have come in the past five decades — and what the next half-century could bring for the … [Read more...] about Free: “Split Personality” Ford Mustang Exhibit
The National Archives’ new exhibition, Remembering Vietnam: Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War, is now open to the public. In the first major exhibition on the war in the Archives’ history – and the only formal U.S. government exhibit recognizing the 50th anniversary – Remembering Vietnam will use original documents, artifacts, and film footage to explore the policies and decisions that … [Read more...] about Free: “Remembering Vietnam” at the National Archives