Visiting Washington, DC With Kids Guidebook

Author: Maureen Linehan

Tags : City Break, DC, Food & Wine, Kids, Museums & Culture, North America, Shopping, Teens, USA, Weekend & Short Break

If you have plans to explore the historical and political capital of Washington DC, this guide can help you make your trip a little more kid-friendly.

Since the November 2008 elections, tourism has been booming in Washington, DC, thanks to the excitement surrounding the Obama administration. This timely Fodor’s Family guide, Washington, DC With Kids, can help you on your trip.

Complete with planning tools for parents, family-focused listings, fun activities for all ages, and Fodor’s personal ratings system, this guide will tell you everything you could possibly want to know about our nation’s capital.

From major tourist spots such as the Mall, Capitol Hill, and Georgetown to grocery stores and kids stores like Fairy Godmother, a children’s bookstore, this guide provides you with the most recent information and most exciting family attractions that will fill your days up with smiling kids and happy family memories. The guide even includes ideas on what to do if you experience bad weather on your trip.

Incredibly detailed maps will guide you throughout the city, informing you about the best stops for your kids, and providing the age ranges for various attractions. The guide also includes lodging and dining options, and gives you the ticket prices for all area attractions.

Fodor’s is the travel division of Random House, and they offer guides to various cities around the world.  Their “With Kids” series covers destinations such as New York City, Paris and Disneyland. To find more city guides check out their website.

If you’re planning a trip to Washington, DC this guide is your ticket to a good time, written by a DC native who really knows her stuff.

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