Insider advice on the most fun and educational experiences for kids of all ages in the nation's capital. This completely updated edition is full of incredibly detailed tips - right down to which hotels offer cribs and rollaway beds and which restaurants offer high chairs and kids' menus.
Where to find hands-on, interactive museums; the best children's entertainment, from concerts and children's theater to puppet shows; kid-oriented shopping; and parks and other places to play.
Insightful commentary on how to introduce your kids to the historic attractions.
Opinionated reviews. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writer is passionate about Washington D.C.--she tells it like it is in an engaging and helpful way.
Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people.
User-friendly features including star ratings and special icons to point readers to great finds, excellent values, insider tips, best bets for kids, special moments, and overrated experiences.
LET FROMMER'S SHOW YOU WHERE YOUR KIDS CAN:
Take a simulated orbital flight
Dress like Thomas Jefferson
Ogle the Hope Diamond
Pet a horseshoe crab
Touch a moon rock
Crawl through a replica of an African termites' mound
See money being made
PLUS INVALUABLE TRAVEL TIPS:
Age ranges for each sight and activity
Hotels that offer cribs and rollaway beds
A complete rundown on restaurants with kids' menus
Shopping for everything from baby booties to comic books
Words of wisdom on safety in Washington, D.C
How to have a good time without breaking the bank
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Beth Rubin has written extensively on family topics for more than 30 years and has lived in the Washington, D.C. area since the 1960s. During that time she has played tour guide to her own two children and four grandchildren as well as the offspring of numerous friends and relatives.
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