Washington DC is home to more free attractions than any other American city. The Smithsonian Institution 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. It can be overwhelming especially for first-time visitors. Here's a … [Read more...] about Best Free Attractions for First-Time Visitors to Washington, DC
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.
National Postal Museum. Sounds dull, right? Nothing could be further from the truth! Below are some of the fun activities for kids and interesting exhibits for adults. What's more, you can park next door (not free) at Union Station and walk to the museum, which is one of the lesser known parts of the Smithsonian Institution. For Kids Watch how stamps were made 100 years ago on the Spider … [Read more...] about Free Fun at the National Postal Museum
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
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.
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There’s no better time than fall to make a day trip from DC up to Baltimore, which has been dubbed a city “to watch.” In addition to hosting a ton of fall festivals, Baltimore has experienced one of the largest millennial booms in the nation, and the resurgence is vibrantly visible in the city’s eclectic neighborhoods, marked by new hotels, food halls, breweries, and boutiques popping up … [Read more...] about Why You Should Visit Nearby Baltimore This Fall
Washington, D.C.'s National Mall is almost two miles long from the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial. Along the American elm tree-lined walk are several Smithsonian museums, the National Archives, the National Gallery of Art, and the U.S. Botanical Gardens. There are nine major monuments or memorials also along the way and they comprise some of the most famous structures in the city. Here are the … [Read more...] about Don’t Miss These Iconic Memorials and Monuments on the National Mall