Maria B. said, "... National Zoological Park to see panda bears, Great Falls National Park, VA to see waterfalls (you won't believe how spectacular they are), Baltimore Aquarium, International Spy Museum- there is a charge, Old Town Alexandria for shopping, eating, etc., Mount Vernon Mansion-George Washington's house...." See More
Jennifer (. said, "...D.C. area, although I'm currently living in Switzerland. One place I loved to visit when I was a kid was The National Zoological Park. Also, if the cherry blossoms happen to be in bloom (a distinct possibility in April), then a paddle..." See More
Alejandra V. said, "...a really good rundown of outdoor spaces here: http://kidfriendlydc.com/2011/04/11/sunny-day/. If you don't want to venture too far outside of DC, the National Zoological Park is near by Rock Creek Park and it's a fun activity. Dupont Circle is also a fun place to..." See More
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Tiffany W. said, "...inside is also free.Tomb of the Unknowns - Watch the changing of the guard.US Marine Corps War MemorialUnited States National Arboretum National Zoological Park Rock Creek Park NEIGHBORHOODS: Georgetown (Washington DC) - Stroll through the town, window shop, stop in for small snacks..." See More
peggy r. said, "...few blocks before coming upon anything. You can use the Metro to get to some places further out, such as the National Zoological Park (also free) but for sure use the D.C. Circulator bus. It is only $1.00 and takes you to the..." See More
Jacey & Scott M. said, "...all but one of the nineteen Smithsonian affiliated museums is free. Many of these are located along the National Mall. The National Zoological Park (Smithsonian). Presidential monuments, war monuments, National Gallery of Art, US National Archives & Records Administration, Library of Congress. Arlington..." See More
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Cristiane G. said, "...John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosts free events everyday always at 6 pm. Another free option is the National Zoological Park (seeing the pandas is a must!). If you can, check out DC's most famous neighborhoods including Georgetown (Washington DC),Dupont..." See More
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Erin M. said, "...shopping. Cleveland Park and upper NW is quiet but has some wonderful restaurants and it's just up the street from the National Zoological Park. One of my favorite areas isn't even in DC. Take the metro to King Street and walk towards..." See More
Rachel C. said, "...not to miss is the National Archives. Something about seeing the 56 Signers Of The Declaration Of Independence Memorial... Also, the National Zoological Park has tons of baby animals out and about right now, including the newest baby panda. So it's worth a..." See More
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Diane B. said, "...Food: matchbox 14th st, Johnny's Half Shell, Clyde's of Gallery Place Stuff to do: Smithsonian, National Zoological Park, International Spy Museum, Washington Monument and other monuments, National Gallery of Art, Freer Gallery of Art, Adams Morgan, Georgetown (Washington DC)..." See More
Shannon S. said, "...The National Zoological Park, visit Historic Georgetown and walk the staircase from the Exorcist, Great Falls National Park, Visit the Washington National Cathedral and try to find the Darth Vader gargoyle, Washington Nationals game... and if you really want to have fun,..." See More
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