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, […]

Food for Thought: Restaurant Weeks in Priciest U.S. Cities Can Save Hundreds

Okay, so you want to hit up some of the most toney zip codes in the United States —but will your belly break your piggy bank? Here’s how to pig out on the cheap with restaurant weeks featuring three-course dinner menus (some with two-course lunches) for about $35. Everyone knows the Big Apple can take […]

Have an A-Plus Weekend in D.C. With the Family

If you thought Hamilton was the hardest ticket in town to get, think again. The Broadway smash is nothing compared to entry at the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, where everyone from tourists to the most well-heeled Washingtonian is ditching work to score a coveted timed entry. Weekend tickets free before […]