Unless you're a visiting head of state, getting a tour of the White House will take some prior planning. Touring the White House Visitor Center will not. On the spur of the moment you can learn about special events and the daily workings in the house of the President and the First Family. Here's what's available in this fascinating free facility, which is part of the National Park Service: An … [Read more...] about Free: White House Visitor Center
Summers in the Washington, D.C. area can be brutally hot and humid. There is no better outdoor fun than to enjoy the day swimming or splashing around in the cool waters of the many splash fountains scattered around the city. Here is a list of the main locations for you to visit this summer. We'll add more as we discover them. Palisades Spray Park - 5200 Sherier Place … [Read more...] about Splash Fountains/Pools in or Near Washington, D.C.
Wow, the biggest decision when planning an inexpensive trip to Washington is where to begin because there are so many options that the kids--and adults--will enjoy. Here are some suggestions on how to get started: 1--If you don’t mind spending some money up front you can get a discount card for each family member for a Washington DC Explorer Pass. This entitles you to up to 40% discount on 14 … [Read more...] about 17 Free or Cheap Things to Do With Kids in Washington, DC This Summer
Cinemark opens the doors on its Summer Movie Clubhouse with 10 family-friendly flicks for $5, when purchased in advance. Punchcards for the $5-for-10 movie special are available at participating theaters' box offices or online. Without a punchcard, it's still a great deal at $1 per film. The 10-week film fest begins in late May or early June (depending on location) with screenings starting at 10 … [Read more...] about Summer Movie Clubhouse at Cinemark: 10 Kid Flicks for $5
When school's out, there's nothing better than a morning at the movies to keep the kids entertained. Regal Entertainment Group has scheduled nine weeks of family-friendly movies at select theaters. During its Summer Movie Express, selected G- or PG-rated movies show at 10 a.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday. Tickets are just $1 each. The start dates vary by location, with most starting on June 6. … [Read more...] about $1 Kid Flicks This Summer at Regal Cinemas
Washington's National Harbor has many opportunities for individuals and families to come out and have fun during this spring and summer. Five of the top attractions (many FREE) that are particularly good for families are: 1. Boating in DC: Here you can rent a stand-up paddleboard, pedal boat or kayak during the day or take an evening kayak tour. Open every day. 2. Miller Farms … [Read more...] about Five Things to Do at the National Harbor this Spring and Summer
On a tour that has brought together two of the globe’s most iconic characters with the world’s foremost design visionaries, Peanuts Worldwide has announced that its international fashion exhibit “Snoopy & Belle in Fashion” will bring its couture style to the Grand Court West of Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, Virginia, June 21–July 18. In celebration of Washington D.C.’s political style, the … [Read more...] about Peanuts: “Snoopy and Belle in Fashion” Coming to Fairfax
There’s more to see, do and explore in Baltimore than ever before. 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 food halls, breweries, and boutiques popping up around every corner. The centerpiece of downtown Baltimore has always been the world-famous Inner Harbor, but 2017 … [Read more...] about Travel: What’s New in Baltimore