Be sure to check out the National Theater's Saturday Morning Series in the Helen Hayes Gallery. It is geared to 4-10-year-olds and is offered twice on Saturday, at 9:30 and 11:30. Tickets are free but must be reserved ahead of time. Some additional tickets, if available, will be given out the morning of the production. Check here for more information. … [Read more...] about Free Tickets to Saturday Kids’ Shows at the National Theater
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
A trip to an art museum can be overwhelming. What do you focus on? What are the must-see pieces? Professional museum tour guide Stephen Mead takes you through the National Gallery of Art's highlights, historical showstoppers and fan favorites. He'll stop to discuss each piece's symbols, stories and background. Mead lived in London until about six years ago, where he led exhibit tours of the … [Read more...] about Less Than Half Price to Enjoy National Gallery of Art Guided Tour
Explore one of the most historically significant and picturesque parts of the nation's capital with this two-hour photo tour of Capitol Hill. Throughout this fact-filled tour, you'll learn why Lady Freedom faces away from downtown, what the building underneath the capitol building's dome was originally used for and where to locate a notable spring that includes drinking fountains and 21 seats for … [Read more...] about Half Price Tickets to Capitol Hill Photo Tour: A Guided Walk With Photo Tips
Set sail for an afternoon of swashbuckling fun as you and your little mateys search for adventure and booty. This family cruise takes place aboard the Boomerang Pirate Ship, which holds the city's treasure. But the keys to the chest have been stolen by rascally scallywags, and your job is to recover them. You'll search the waterways of the Potomac, armed with water cannons and pirate bravado while … [Read more...] about Enjoy the Boomerang Pirate Ship for Half Price
After a long, cold winter, it's always great to celebrate spring once it's officially sprung. Step aboard one of National Ferry Fleet's luxurious vessels, and set sail on the Potomac, taking in the capital's glorious landmarks and the gorgeous cherry trees -- which, if you're lucky, will be in full bloom. You've only got a limited window of time to soak in the beauty of the blossoms and capture … [Read more...] about See the Cherry Blossoms on a Springtime Harbor Cruise for Half Price
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.