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Educational Trips to Take During the Summer

Summer is an ideal opportunity for family vacations. The sun is shining, the kids are already off from school and making plans is that much easier. While the possibilities seem endless, many families opt for fun trips to the beach or Walt Disney World. These are great, fun places for a quick family vacation, but […]

Destinations for Family-Friendly Senior Grad Trips

More and more high school seniors are taking epic trips with family or friends after graduation. Celebrate your senior’s success with a family-friendly senior trip to one of these fun-packed destinations. New York City What teen wouldn’t want to explore the Big Apple? Wow them with the must-sees: the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Empire […]

Top Attractions for Teens in Washington, D.C.

After you and your teens have been to the “required” sights every visitor to Washington, D.C., must see — the Capitol Building and the monuments on the National Mall — head for these attractions especially fascinating for teenagers. National Air and Space Museum Popular with all ages, this museum on the National Mall is packed […]

Where to Take Kids Tubing, Skiing Near Washington, D.C., and Wilmington

While the Middle Atlantic region may not have the choice of ski mountains you’d have in New England, you’ll find plenty of places for your kids (and you) to enjoy the snow. And even when the surrounding landscapes are not covered in white, tubing parks and ski areas can keep their hills well covered by […]

5 Places in Washington, D.C. Never Affected by a Shutdown

When you read this, the federal government may or may not be operational. Nonetheless, in these uncertain times, it’s good to have a bunch of spots in your arsenal you know will always be open. After all, it’s no fun to plan a trip and then have your excursions thwarted. The Newseum The Newseum is […]

Celebrating the Holidays as a Family in Washington, D.C.

Head to Washington, D.C.’s National Harbor district for a top-notch family Christmas, with all the amenities and activities you need to make this season a magical one. Through Jan. 1, 2019, check out the now famous interactive ICE! attraction at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. Two million pounds of ice are hand-carved into vibrant, […]