If you’re overdue for a family getaway, make sure you plan a trip to DC. There are loads of fun things to do in Washington DC with kids. We’ve rounded up a list of some of the top attractions.
Fun Family Activities in Washington DC
This is one of those family activities in Washington DC you just have to do. The museum displays hundreds of fascinating space and aviation artifacts. Highlights at the museum include the Apollo 11 Command Module, the 1903 Wright Flyer and a planetarium.
With over 300 different species, a trip to the zoo makes for a great day out. One of the favorite attractions is the giant pandas, but you will also get the chance to see Asian elephants, apes, reptiles and more. There are daily programs including feeding and training and even talks from keepers.
There’s always something on at the theater. Shows take place on weekdays at 10:15 AM and 11:30 AM. One of the upcoming shows to look forward to is Anansi Tales with Barefoot Puppets on June 2 and 3, 2016.
The museum is part of the Smithsonian Institution and offers a variety of temporary and permanent exhibitions. Don’t miss the African Elephant exhibition on the First Floor where you can learn about the evolution of these majestic creatures. There is also the Sant Ocean Hall exhibit where you can discover incredible insight into marine science.
With so many attractions in Washington DC with kids to look forward to, be sure to book your stay at the Fairfax at Embassy Row and plan a trip to remember!