10+ Things to Do in DC with Kids for a Fun Filled Trip

华盛顿特区是美国最适合儿童的城市之一。

It’s filled with educational and exciting attractions, offers clean and easy-to-use public transit, and features a number of family-favorite restaurants. It’s got everything you could hope for in a family vacation destination!

If you’re looking for things to do in DC with kids, check out this list of our favorite kid-friendly activities, including…

  • 国际新闻历史博物馆
  • 首都摩天轮
  • 华盛顿杜莎夫人蜡像馆
  • Washington Nationals Ballpark Tour
  • 随上随下大巴士观光旅游
  • 和更多…

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国际新闻历史博物馆

Newseum-Berlin-Wall

Dedicated entirely to the history of mass media in the United States and around the world, the Newseum offers an unexpectedly fascinating and totally unique experience for museum goers.

浏览世界报纸封面,了解媒体报道和技术如何随着时间的推移而发展,等等。

You’ll be able to compare media documents and newspaper clippings from major events in American history and see poignant artifacts, like the wreckage from the Twin Towers and the largest piece of the Berlin Wall outside of Germany, first hand.

这是一个令人兴奋的博物馆,喜欢媒体的孩子(不是所有人都喜欢?)会喜欢探索。

进入: Newseum门票可作为华盛顿特区探索者通行证的选项。

首都摩天轮

首都车轮观察台

这个180 - 高耸的观景轮提供了一些标志性景点的最佳景观,包括华盛顿纪念碑,国会大厦,亚历山大市中心,波托马克河以及乔治王子国家的各个地点。

You’ll see lots of the city sights all while enjoying the nice and easy ride from your luxury gondola space. Kids will enjoy seeing everything from such a great height!

一定要带上相机,您将从国家港口娱乐区获得许多完美的拍照机会。

进入: The Capital Wheel tickets are available as an option with the Washington DC Explore Pass.

华盛顿杜莎夫人蜡像馆

着名的蜡像博物馆最初始于伦敦,杜莎夫人蜡像馆的DC位置因其历史悠久的倾向而深受游客的喜爱。参观总统画廊并“会见”每位美国总统。

Explore the Civil Rights Room and the Media Room for a glimpse inside the very DC-esque worlds of politics and media. Of course, you’ll still be able to enjoy the usual celebrity fare!

Kids will appreciate the opportunity to snap photos with their favorite famous people, and you’ll value the educational context in which they’re placed.

Getting In: Madame Tussauds DC tickets are available as an option with the Washington DC Explorer Pass.

Washington Nationals Ballpark Tour

国民-棒球场,游This hour-long tour of DC’s ballpark is an excellent option for sports-loving families.

作为一个较新的棒球场,它提供了大量令人兴奋的商店和沿着大厅的食物选择,非常漂亮的幕后花絮,以及蓬勃发展的SW Waterfront社区的迷人景色。

您可以探索的一些有趣的东西包括PNC钻石俱乐部,Nationals Dugout,客队俱乐部等等。

如果您恰好在赛季中访问DC,那么也可能会有一些游戏门票!该公园非常适合家庭入住,很容易通过公共交通工具到达,提供一流的小吃/餐饮选择,还有足够的互动乐趣与球赛相配。不去爱的种种?

进入: Washington Nationals Ballpark Tour tickets are available as an option with the Washington DC Explorer Pass. Game tickets are separately priced and are not included with the pass.

Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour

Hop-On-Hop-Off-big-bus-washington-dc-1-Day-Patriot-Tour-3What better way to explore DC than with a bus tour of Washington, D.C.?

This convenient and informative hop-on hop-off tour circulates you throughout the most popular areas of the city, including …

  • US Capitol & Botanical Garden
  • Air & Space Museum
  • 华盛顿纪念碑西
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • 国际新闻历史博物馆
  • White House
  • 以及更多!

孩子们一定会喜欢看到景点,而不是在压迫性的DC热量中行走,而且在多个地点上下车的灵活性将使旅行计划变得更加容易。此外,当孩子们感到无聊并且您需要寻找风景变化时,这种灵活性将会很大!

Please note that although it might be tempting, we don’t recommend using this bus as your primary means of transportation — DC traffic is too unreliable and the Metro system is usually quite good.

进入: Hop On Hop Off Big Bus DC tickets are available as an option with the Washington DC Explorer Pass.

国家地理博物馆

华盛顿特区的国家地理博物馆

See topics from the iconic print magazine brought to life in fun and interactive ways geared towards kids at the National Geographic Museum.

这个博物馆提供各种临时展览和永久收藏,包括探索杂志着名的摄影,人类的互动探索,世界各地的环境,野生动植物等等。

进入: National Geographic Museum tickets are available as an option with the Washington DC Explorer Pass.

Rent a Bike

Bike Rental in Washington DC

Get in a little exercise while you sightsee when you explore the city by bike–one of the best (and most fun) ways to explore the National Mall and National Monuments and one of the most rewarding things to do in DC with kids.

DC is a very bike-friendly city. There are plenty of bike trails that circle the monuments, memorials, and museums along the National Mall and lots of roads are designed with bikers in mind, too, so you biking beyond the sights is pretty easy–even with family in tow.

如果您在春天来访,我们特别推荐在购物中心和潮汐盆地周围骑自行车,观赏着名的樱花!

进入: DC Bike rentals by Bike and Roll are available as an option with the Washington DC Explorer Pass.

George Washington’s Mount Vernon

乔治华盛顿的芒特弗农庄园

家里有美国历史爱好者吗?一定要参观乔治华盛顿的弗农山,这是一个标志性的美国地标,也是全国访问量最大的历史遗迹之一。

You’ll get a guided tour of the mansion and gardens, a chance to visit both the old and new tombs of George and Martha Washington, and a first-hand look at the role of slavery and Washington’s wavering and contradicting views on the matter at the Mount Vernon estate.

孩子们会发现这是一个非常迷人的教育体验,你会感觉很好,因为他们知道他们在有趣的环境中学习了很多历史。

进入: 乔治华盛顿的芒特弗农门票可作为华盛顿特区探索者通行证的选项。

Washington Monuments Cruise

Washington Monuments Cruise along the Potomac River

这个轻松的观光游船是享受DC海滨的绝佳方式,从全新的角度欣赏DC的景点。

这是一个很好的方式来获得一些独特的摄影机会,并了解首次访问的城市。孩子们将特别喜欢在河上游玩,在桥下游船,享受户外活动。

您将沿着波托马克河滑行,经过着名的古迹,地标,历史建筑和风景如画的DC景观。

Some top sights you’ll see along the way include the Kennedy Center for the Performing arts, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, Arlington National Cemetery, and more.

Getting In: Washington Monuments Cruise tickets are available as an option with the Washington DC Explorer Pass.

国家动物园

她不是很可爱吗?

Isn’t she adorable?

The world-famous zoo has been a family favorite destination for generations, especially since the arrival of the country’s first two giant pandas in 1972.

今天,动物园里有数百种来自世界各地的动物,分布在亚马逊,亚洲小径,大熊猫栖息地,大猿屋等展览中。

请记住,你会做适当的步行,所以穿舒适的鞋子,一定要带钱到礼品店!

Getting In: Admission to the National Zoo is free.

The National Air and Space Museum

The number one destination for school field trips in DC, the National Air and Space Museum is one of the Smithsonian Institution’s most popular attractions. It’s an amazingly interactive museum filled with real historic spacecraft from the global history of aviation and space travel.

他们收藏的一些亮点包括Charles Lindbergh's 圣路易斯精神 ,阿波罗11模哥伦比亚 ,甚至是1903赖特传单。

Getting In: Admission to the National Air & Space Museum is free.

美国历史国家博物馆

Another Smithsonian heavy hitter, the Museum of American History is an ideal family destination.

它具有教育性,令人兴奋,并充满了大量独特的神器和展品。在世界上哪个地方你能看到原始的星条旗和多萝西的红宝石拖鞋?

新的创新翼旨在特别适合儿童,并提供大量适合学校团体的教育节目。

孩子们将特别喜欢他们广泛收集的体育,流行文化和音乐纪念品。

进入: 国家美国历史博物馆免费入场。

国家自然历史博物馆

Quite an impressive skeleton.

Quite an impressive skeleton.

自然历史博物馆以标志性的非洲大象为标志,是全国公认的教育机构。

此外,孩子们喜欢来自世界各地的迷人展品,真实的生物和熟练的生物比例模型。

希望钻石的故乡和该国最好的恐龙化石收藏之一,这个博物馆在独特的展览中是无与伦比的。在这个地方为礼品店省下一些钱!

Getting In: Admission to the Museum of Natural History is free.

Let’s Recap

There you have it. Our list of some of the top things to do in DC with kids during your vacation.

请记住,许多这些好主意都包含在Go DC卡中,您可以在这里保存55合并入场费与门口费用的百分比。

Consider adding a few of these kid friendly options to your upcoming itinerary. Enjoy!

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