June 9, 2014

Things To Do With Kids in Washington, D.C.

It’s time for another Things To Do With Kids post! Make sure to check out all the posts in this series. Today we’re going to talk Washington, D.C. A few years ago, we took our kids to Washington, D.C. for a long weekend and we had a blast, but I know we barely scratched the...
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April 26, 2012

Visiting Washington D.C. | Trolley Tour

When we started planning our trip to Washington D.C., I kept coming across these Trolley Tours. They looked like fun, and like a great way to get from point A to B, but they aren’t cheap, and I wasn’t sure if they were worth it. I inquired on Facebook as to the necessity of the...
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April 19, 2012

Visiting Washington D.C. | Smithsonian Museums

The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, including 19 museums and galleries plus the National Zoological Park. We visited two of them when we visited Washington D.C. earlier this month — the Museum of American History and the Museum of Natural History. We spent three days in D.C., and we left with still so...
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April 17, 2012

Visiting Washington D.C. | Omni Shoreham

One of my favorite parts about traveling is exploring new hotels. For me, the perfect hotel is one that is luxurious but not stuffy, and the Omni Shoreham is just that. It has the amenities of a modern hotel along with the charm of an historic landmark that has housed dignitaries and rockstars, and yet they still manage...
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April 12, 2012

Visiting Washington D.C. | Capitol Tour

One of the highlights of our recent trip to Washington D.C. was the Capitol Tour. No building in Washington, except perhaps the White House, evokes as much emotion and national pride as our nation’s Capitol. It’s been years since I’ve been inside our Capitol building, and it is quite impressive. You can’t just wander through...
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April 9, 2012

Advice for Family Travel in Washington D.C.

I’m planning a whole series of posts on our Washington D.C. trip, but I thought I’d start with a personal recap so you might wanna grab a cuppa coffee. Isn’t that the best. mug. EVER!? We ate twice at a restaurant by our hotel called Open City, and they do coffee right. The trip didn’t...
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