“Washington DC is a city filled with people who believe they are important.” – David Brinkley
Our traveling family enjoyed a long stroll of memorial, in the country’s Capital District, of very important people who are foundation of The New World’s freedom.
We started with paying a visit to the White House. The kids had a blast playing with squirrels at the La Fayette Garden.
The next day, we started our stroll at the Lincoln Memorial.
We continued our walk down the other memorial and talked a lot about the Korean War Memorial and why freedom is never free.
Add in the weather and it was a fantastic walk to Martin Luther King Memorial.
It’s amazing to see a lot of familiar quotes in Franklin Roosevelt Memorial and of course Eleanor Roosevelt and his dog are there.
And, opposite Lincoln Memorial is the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.
We ended our stroll for the day with kids playing their hearts out by the Washington Monument where we have a good view of both sides of the Capitol Hill and the Lincoln Memorial.
The highlight of walk would be the feee museums right after the Washington Monument. We chose to visit the National Museum of Air and Space. The kids had a blast with a lot of jaw-dropping moments looking up st airplanes and rockets.
The day after, we started from Union State to the Capitol Hill and spending the rest of the day in the American Indian National Museum.
There are other museums to enjoy in the area. We chose to learn a little bit of Native American history and the kids enjoyed with the handson activities and videos in the museum.
As a home educating family, living in the city would be fabulous with all the available museums. At the moment, we can only dream.
Do you live in Washington DC? Is it as fabulous as we think it is? Talk about family satisfaction. 🤗
11 thoughts on “Washington DC for Family Travel With Young Kids”
What a wonderful family trip! Washington DC is on our family’s to visit list but we just haven’t made it there yet. There is so much history and it’s so beautiful. Lota of great memories to be made!
So much current events, too! Omg! Yes to family memories including politics discussion 🤣
We took our kids in september and we absolutely loved it. We stayed in an amazing Airbnb and loved that all the museums and memorials are free! So cool!
It’s so cool. We didn’t want to leave 🇺🇸❤️
Such an amazing family tour! And the kids like it.
Where is your next destination?
Currently in Colorado
There are so many places o visit in Washington DC. I bet my kids would enjoy a visit there.
Too many places indeed. Somehow, we’ll be back in this city for some serious museum trips! Museums are free!
Oh you homeschool too? That’s great! So do we. Anyway, I’ve only heard of Capitol Hill and all those places in Designated Survivor and other TV series (and movies, haha!). But would be fascinating to go there. What does it say in the Korean memorial? We have one in Luneta here too that talks about how the Filipinos and the Koreans fought together in the Korean war years ago.
Yes, we are homeschooling family since 2012 and loving every moment with our three kids.
There are Filipino soldier mentions in the Korean Memorial. There’s also a quote about “Freedom is not free.” with names of soldiers who fought the Korean War. It’s a beautiful memorial with fresh flowers but nothing specific about Korean War. All these War memorials we visited in the US makes us sad really. Way too many.