Tag Archives: DC Weekday Activities with Kids

Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 31 – September 4

Monday – Visit the Washington National Cathedral, one of DC’s most iconic attractions. Both guided and self-guided tours are available, and there are lots of features like stained glass, gargoyles, and wrought iron animals that children will find especially interesting. … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 24-28

Monday – Observe the 201st anniversary of the Burning of Washington at a locale connected to the event: Fort Washington Park. Kids (and adults!) will enjoy seeing the cannons and other historic sights within the grounds. Hours are 8am – … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 17-21

Monday – If you haven’t yet experienced The BEACH at the National Building Museum (or even if you have), head over and go for a swim! The installation taking up most of the Great Hall includes an “ocean” of nearly … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: July 20-24

Monday – Spend the hot day inside a cool (literally and figuratively) museum! Head to Chantilly for Air & Space exploration beyond the National Mall. The Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center showcases even more fascinating artifacts of flight than DC … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: July 13-17

Monday – Hit the BEACH at the National Building Museum. Surely you’ve heard about the outrageously fun interactive installation by now. But in case you haven’t, it’s the must-do in DC this summer. Hours are 10am – 5pm. Admission is … Continue reading

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