Bringing the family to a museum is a great way to spend the day. However, with pricey admissions, some museums might be out of your budget. Thankfully, there are plenty of free museums throughout the country, perfect for a cultural experience without breaking the bank.
The Alabama art museum offers family-friendly exhibits and programming. There are designated hands-on areas for children to enjoy activities and special programming. Admission for the general public is always free.
This museum in Tacoma, Washington, operates on a “pay as you will” admission model. Those who are able may pay a donation for their visit. The museum has special hours set aside for members and special needs families. The museum is open to the general public Wednesday–Sunday.
Bring your family to the Getty Center on your next visit to Los Angeles. The museum offers stunning views of the city from its beautiful gardens. Wander and enjoy the architecture and sculptures. As an added bonus, the trolley ride from the parking lot to the museum is fun for kids. Admission is free, but there is a fee for parking.
The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., offers visitors 19 different museums, galleries, gardens and a zoo. There’s something for everyone with options including the National Museum of African American History and Culture, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of Natural History and the National Portrait Gallery, to name a few.
With the cold weather here to stay, there are going to be days or nights where it might be too cold outside, which is the perfect time to have the ultimate winter movie marathon.
The Peninsula Beverly Hills makes staying in a suite even sweeter! Guests who book one of the hotel’s elegant suites are offered complimentary use of a luxury BMW for the length of their stay. While Beverly Hills has so much to offer, having a car gives you the freedom to see even more of Southern California, whether it is driving up the Pacific Coast Highway to Malibu, or continuing on, past Santa Barbara, to Santa Ynez wine country.
With football play-offs starting and just a few weeks until the big game — Super Bowl LVI will be played Feb. 13 — your family is probably starting to think about the menus for your at-home celebrations. A few chefs from restaurants around the country share their tailgate favorites.
After undergoing a complete transformation and redesign by New York City-based interior design team GOODRICH, The Virginian Lodge opened this month to provide visitors with the ultimate mountain experience in the heart of Jackson, Wyoming. The hotel includes 165 guestrooms and suites surrounding a central courtyard with the town’s largest, all-season, outdoor pool.
While each Disney park offers something exciting for all ages, EPCOT is most known for its World Showcase and, for many adults, its “Drinking Around the World” experience. Although Disney does not sponsor that activity, it does offer an “Around the World” activity for kiddos.