Washington DC Area and the Places You can Visit with Your Kids

National Museum of Natural History

Last updated November 18th, 2014 at 08:52 pm

Your kids must be asking you to take them on a vacation since a long time. You should consider their demands and take them to a place where they can have a lot of fun. There are so many places in United States where you can go to have fun with your kids but if you have decided to visit Washington DC then you also need to know about the best places in Washington DC that will be liked by children.


Being a grown up, you will have different preferences but it is quite obvious that your kids have something else in their mind. While, you want to visit a place where you can sit peacefully, your children would like to visit a place where they can go for rides. So, you should plan your visit, keeping the demands of your kinds in mind.

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Below, are some of the best places that you can visit with your kids in Washington DC area?

1 – National Zoo

This is the first place that anyone should visit in Washington DC. This is one of the biggest zoos that you will find in United States. In National Zoo of Washington DC, you will find more than 400 species of different animals. So much variety will definitely entertain your kids and they would never mind spending entire day in the same zoo with you. Entry to the zoo is free so this is another good point for you.

National Zoo
National Zoo

2 – National Museum of Natural History

Whether you believe it or not, children have a special taste for visiting museums. If you have never been to a museum with your kids then you should take this one chances while you are in Washington DC. The National Museum of Natural History is one of those places where children can find a lot of amusement stuff. This museum is famous for the models of different air crafts and most importantly an 80-foot dinosaur skeleton too. There is a discovery room in this museum which is another great amusement place for children. There is no doubt that your kids will love this place and they will never want to leave the museum.

National Museum of Natural History
National Museum of Natural History

3 – National Air & Space Museum

Children have a strange obsession with air crafts and space items. If most of your kids are boys then National Air & Space Museum is the place where you should go. This museum is home to so many different air and space crafts. This is one of those places where you can spend an entire day with your children.

National Air & Space Museum
National Air & Space Museum

4 – National Children’s Museum

Finally, we have a museum that is specially designed for children. In this museum, you will find all those things that amaze your children. All the girls will like to see different types of doll houses and models of Barbie dolls whereas; boys will enjoy seeing different racing and adventurous toys. This museum has just opened in 2012 and in a very short period of time, it has earned a good fame.

National Children’s Museum
National Children’s Museum

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