Whether you’re looking for Waldorf homes for sale, passing through Maryland on your way to destinations north and south, or have a longer trip to the Washington D.C. area planned, you won’t want to miss out on these must-see and must-do family friendly activities in the area. Even though winter is well underway, you’ll still be able to have fun with your little ones.
#1 The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
The Smithsonian is much more than a single museum, and all of them are worth visiting, but the National Museum of Natural History seems to be a favorite among the younger kids. With exhibits that span the globe and the epochs of history, this museum is enough to capture and keep the interest of anyone who visits.
#2 The International Spy Museum
Have you got a kid addicted to James Bond and Jason Bourne movies? Then they are going to love the International Spy Museum. The history of espionage, they why and how of international intrigue is laid out in a fun and educational way that will have your whole family enjoying the experience.
#3 U.S. Holocaust Museum
Many visitors to Washington, D.C. have shared that the most moving experience of their time in D.C. was their trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The exhibits walk visitors through the Holocaust from the rise and fall of the Nazi regime. Visitors can also see the genocide of people in various parts of the world and give them the opportunity to talk in real time to refugees today.
#4 Madame Tussauds D.C.
Madame Tussauds wax creations have been world famous and drawn people to London, England for decades, but did you know there’s also a Madame Tussauds in Washington, D.C. as well? Celebrities, all 44 presidents of the United States, and other historical, sport, and interesting individuals have been recreated in wax displays that boggle the mind with their realism. Definitely worth a visit.
#5 Ice Skating in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
This activity will require you to bundle up in warm clothes, but you won’t be sorry for spending time out in the cold. Skate among the statues, strike your own pose, and enjoy family fun in the brisk air at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden.