Washington D.C. is family friendly educational destination and in my opinion is a destination that every U.S. citizen should visit and explore. An even better reason to visit is that it is a very budget friendly destination; there are nearly one hundred free sights and things to do in Washington, D.C.
At the National Museum of the American Indian there are dance performances and storytelling. At the Bureau of Engraving and Printing visitors take a tour and can see money being made. Tourists can see the solemn military Changing of the Guard ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Visitors can learn about history at the National Museum of American History which also includes seeing Dorothy’s red slippers from “The Wizard of Oz.” Individuals can discover the technical changes and advancements in air travel at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
While exploring Washington visitors can take the time to remember those that made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom at the World War I, World War II, Korean War, Viet Nam War and Gulf War Memorials.
There are countless other free or low cost activities for visitors to see and do in Washington D.C. So as we remember George and Abe on this holiday make plans to visit our nation’s capitol with your family because …
"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."
~ Benjamin Franklin