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#1 of 21 things to do in McLean
One of my favorite parks on the East coast, Great Falls park provides breath taking views of the falls on the Potomac River, fun hiking trails for people of all skill levels, and the perfect place for a family pic...
This is an excellent family outing spot perfect for a picnic on a nice day, Be prepared with good shoes for a hike to the falls. .
#3 of 21 things to do in McLean
If you have kids between 2 and 12, this is the best and perfect place to them They will spent unforgettable 2 hours Very clean and uncluttered enjoyable place Highly recommended
Best playground experience I've seen for smaller/bigger children, with numerous slides, swings, model trains, buses and a bouncy track plus a carousel!
#2 of 21 things to do in McLean
... points... tons of places to eat (fine dining, fast casual, and food-court-style)... and a lovely outdoor plaza complete with over-sized chess and checkers board, ping pong tables, and places for children to play.
The mall of malls, the best stores in a mall I have seen ,blooming dale, micheal kors, hand bags, gucci, burberry, American doll store for the kids, a tesla dealer ship and much more,food court's, food court, Vict...
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#4 of 21 things to do in McLean
Wonderful place for hikes with little kids.
Easy walk/hike and fun for families
#6 of 21 things to do in McLean
The farm depends heavily on donations and volunteer hours - in fact, has one of the best Junior Interpreter programs for children ages 10-17, where, after being accepted and undergoing training, they contribute fu...
This is a great experience for the whole family - even dad will like it !
National Air and Space Museum Washington DC, DC 9.2 mi away
#5 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
Come early and spend the whole day esp if it rains Excellent history of aviation and WW 1 and 2 Family friendly attentive staff
We watched the iMax 3D Space ($$ extra) movie and kids and DH went on flight simulator ($7 each) which they all loved!! Definitely worth having on the to-do list!
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Lincoln Memorial Washington DC, DC 7.7 mi away
#1 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
really lovely and impressive, a must see in DC Neat history, read the speeches, see the views really important history lessons, learning moment with kids and adults alike
Although, Definitely worth a trip to see day or night when visiting D.C. Great with kids but also love walking around with husband at night ( romantic).
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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Washington DC, DC 8.9 mi away
#6 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
From the massive African elephant in the center of the museum, to the highly entertaining, mesmerizing and (don't tell the kids) educational special exhibits, to the living butterfly exhibit, this huge museum cove...
Fun and educational, adults and children will both enjoy, and lots to see and do....diamond and gem exhibits, prehistoric dinosaur bones, climate change, ancient history, just to name a few... the other Smithsonia...
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Korean War Veterans Memorial Washington DC, DC 7.9 mi away
#2 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
we visited this memorial as part of our tour of DC in July, the family enjoyed it seeing the statues and the granite etched monument.
Ask for the Jr. Ranger packet at one of the NPS locations near the memorials if traveling with kids to make all of the memorials more educational and interesting.
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Washington DC, DC 8.2 mi away
#20 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
Children can run around, supervised, because of the water fountains and river nearby, there are excellent photo opportunities, and there is a small gift shop if you wish to take home some souvenirs.
I also loved Roosevelt's beloved Scottish Terrier being remembered with a statue---the kids visiting loved it too.
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Meadowlark Botanical Garden Vienna 5.5 mi away
#2 of 13 things to do in Vienna
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens are perfect for a family picnic, quiet walk, jog, me-time, reading, watching the koi or geese, learning a few names of trees and flowers.
The hilly terrain makes for an invigorating walk; there are few ponds on the properties teeming with huge, colorful koi and snapping turtles (very cool for kids to see) and incredibly quaint bridges and structures...
Tidal Basin Washington DC, DC 7.7 mi away
#30 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
It is a historical, serene and naturally beautiful destination year round for singles, couples and families.
Families, kids, strollers, young couples, teens, seniors, Americans, all nationalities, all ages, races, ethnicities.
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Cabin John Regional Park Bethesda, MD 7.0 mi away
#2 of 29 things to do in Bethesda
Start with a morning hike, then time for the kids to romp in the large playground, lunch at the snack bar, skating on the ice rink and then a game of tennis while the kids learn at the excellent nature center.
Great Family Place and The Train is a Favorite of All Little Kids
#1 of 13 things to do in Vienna
The lawn area provides its own uniqueness where couples and families enjoy gourmet picnics with champagne and wine.
The Barns at Wolf Trap are a fully indoor venue and the Children's Theater in the Woods offers excellent programming for families.
National Mall Washington DC, DC 9.1 mi away
#22 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
We just enjoyed walking around the mall, seeing people, watching the amazing sky, all the families, beautiful trees, flowers and gardens etc... just a nice place to walk and visit the museums!
Greate trip by walking, its very big and nice to walk at early morning, and all museums are around, remember if you are with children, be sure you will walk long distance so be ready.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Washington DC, DC 8.1 mi away
#24 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
A family weekend bus tour of the District of Columbia included a trip to The Martin Luther King Memorial which was juxtaposed with that of Thomas Jefferson.
And so incredible to see- love that it is outdoors- with lots of diverse people and families visiting it.
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Rock Creek Park Washington DC, DC 7.0 mi away
#49 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
As a kid, I always thought it was fun to drive under the huge stone bridges that span Connecticut Avenue above the park and to drive through the fords that cross the creek in several places.
Rock Creek Park is a great place for individuals or families--regardless of your interests.
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National Postal Museum Washington DC, DC 9.6 mi away
#39 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
This also makes it a perfect outing for kids: take the metro to Union Station, admire the trains, then walk next door to the museum (you can also grab a bite to eat at Union Station before or after touring the mus...
The exhibits are entertaining and informative but are also designed in a way to captivate children and keep their interest so every member of the family can spend time here enjoyably.
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National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC, DC 8.4 mi away
#55 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
There were beautiful trees and a fantastic National Cherry Blossom Kite Festival where hundreds of nice kites were flown simultaneously by adults and children of all ages.
Walking around basin is fun and you can also have picnic in the area with kids.
United States Botanic Garden Washington DC, DC 9.9 mi away
#38 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
They also have little backpacks you can check out with some exploring gear (for kids 9+) My boys all loved looking at the orchids and the desert plants and we especially enjoyed the tropical room with its soaring...
Enjoyed exploring the various levels of the Garden - especially the fruit bearing papaya trees but what was really cool was seeing children planting small plants and watering the plants.
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National World War II Memorial Washington DC, DC 8.2 mi away
#19 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
Elegant and tastefully designed to capture the scale and enormity of WW2 while retaining the personal effect the war had on every man, woman and child on earth.
Great place to visit in the mall area a truly Historic Site great place to sit around watch the waterfall and let the kids run around a little bit
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Gravelly Point Park Arlington, VA 9.0 mi away
#9 of 110 things to do in Arlington
Great for families with toddlers, airplane freaks, sports jocks, young lovers, cyclers, the air is fresh, views vast, the planes real close above and you can stay as long as you like unhurried.
that's how close the planes are! beautiful park for kids to roam....picnic area too! loved it with our family!
Washington Monument Washington DC, DC 8.4 mi away
#53 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
Great historical trip with kids to learn more about the political workings of our country ...the monuments and the museum are a refreshing and powerful reminder if our common core beliefs as Americans along with o...
Beautiful cherry blossom trees adorn the property and make for good picnic area on a nice summer day and beautiful for photo backdrops of family and friends.
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#1 of 20 things to do in Reston
Patrick and Eric (Surf Reston staff) taught the kids how to use the paddleboards correctly and then demonstrated all the fun activities that can be done stacking paddleboards, using the monster board, and getting...
Fun family activity
National Zoological Park Washington DC, DC 7.1 mi away
#72 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
Kids love to visit the Great Cats (lions, tigers), Great Ape House (orangutans, gorillas), Elephant Trail (1.9 acres of outdoor space for four elephants), Giant Panda, and the Kids Farm.
Precious gem in D.C. Wonderful, family friendly oasis in city of many monuments.
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Museum of the Bible Washington DC, DC 9.5 mi away
#32 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
This museum had the full package- interactive exhibits, children’s section, motion master ride, antiquities, a Mediterranean restaurant, a rooftop garden atrium, temporary exhibits, scholarly talks, daily biblical...
There are antiquities, art, digital displays, interactive displays, a darling children's room with kids stuff to see and do, a fabulous (but pricey) restaurant on the top floor with a lovely outdoor rooftop garden...
National Museum of American History Washington DC, DC 8.7 mi away
#58 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
The display of the gowns of First Ladies through the centuries was riveting, as were the china patterns of various First Families, including that of George and Martha Washington (super tasteful!) and Ronald and Na...
It felt great to see Lincoln’s Top Hat, the 200-year old five-family house, the Gowns of the First Ladies, Julia Child’s Kitchen, George Washington’s Bible, Archie and Edith Bunker’s chairs, and much more.
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#14 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
... and experiences, and a whole floor devoted to internet education and apps, etc. Lots and lots of photos, videos, pages from books, recordings of speeches, so it is loved by children as well as adults of all ages.
A huge undertaking, many of the artifacts found here were donated by every day citizens: families that wanted their personal histories to be included in this magnificent edifice.
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Air Force Memorial Arlington, VA 7.7 mi away
#7 of 110 things to do in Arlington
My husband and I live in the area, and like many people, we often drive by memorials he and other places, and only go visit when family or friends are in town.
It's very unique and fitting and our kids loved it.
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Jefferson Memorial Washington DC, DC 8.6 mi away
#26 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
Jefferson Memorial is a neat place to visit and the history of this memorial is great to share with your children!
Ask for the Jr. Ranger packet at one of the NPS locations near the memorials if traveling with kids to make all of the memorials more educational and interesting.
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