5 Kid Friendly Activities in Washington, DC

Published:11 August 2017Back to posts

If you find yourself traveling to the northeast side of the United States, checking out on our country’s capital is a must. Washington D.C. during the springtime is full of indoor and outdoor, kid-friendly activities that your family does not want to miss out on!

Known for it’s history, Washington D.C. is full of buildings, monuments, and museums to explore, and what better way to engage your young ones then by doing a scavenger hunt!

Watson’s Adventures offers an exhilarating take on your family’s museum exploration! Spreading across the nation, Watson’s Adventures provides public and private hunts for all ages groups. Rather than looking for specific items, players must find the answers to tricky and humorous questions about intriguing places and objects.

With springtime comes warmer weather, and what better way to catch those sun rays then by taking the family to an outdoor obstacle course! Just shy of an hours trip north of the capital, Sandy Spring Friends School Adventure Park offers the largest, environmental friendly, man-made outdoor climbing adventure to keep your kids active all day long. Whether it be a family day trip, a birthday party, or a night climb, The Adventure Park will be sure keep your young ones entertained for hours!

Looking for more outdoor fun? Check out the Smithsonian National ZooWith events happening weekly this spring, you and your family are bound to have a blast! With Earth Day just around the corner, celebrate it by taking your kids to Earth Optimism Day on April 22nd, and watch them dive head first into learning about environmental conservation. Not only does the Smithsonian National Zoo offer educational engagement, but all exhibits are free!

Some more outdoor fun to experience with your kids should definitely include checking out all the nearby national and state parks. Touring different historical landmarks are educational, but when your young ones want to run around in the wild, check out this site for a list of park near Washington D.C.

Another entertaining place to take the whole family would be the International Spy Museum. Practically every kids dream is to be a spy at some point in their life, so why not expose them to some real life espionage artifacts! With events happening biweekly, you and your wee-ones are bound to end up in Washington D.C. during one of this museum’s exhibitions.

Picking out what activities to do on vacation can be strenuous, but hopefully this blog relieves some of that stress. Tune in every week for more information about nationwide sites to see with the kids, and other family-orientated information one might need while planning a big vacation.

If you are also looking to pack light, check out the goBaby app, the Airbnb of baby gear, so you can plan on leaving all the strollers, car seats, and Baby Bjorn’s at home.