Take the Kids

Tour Washington DC with kids

Washington, D.C. offers tons of activities for kids that parents can enjoy too. At the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History youngsters can climb on the plastic stegosaurus and then watch the tarantula feeding in the Insect Zoo. At the full-scale National Zoo they can watch elephants and seals perform, or watch orangutans in school. Or spend a day at one of the amusement parks nearby.

Here are our picks for the best places to go with kids when you visit Washington, D.C.:

Monuments and Memorials

Museums & Galleries

Day Trips

Other Attractions


Amusement Parks