Combine fun with learning for a perfect day out with the kids this summer. D.C. promises no shortage of opportunities to get out of the house and play, with cheap and free options the whole family will love. Head out with the family for a little fun and excitement once school lets out at the best places to spend a summer day in D.C.
There isn’t a place in the country that truly beats 4th of July in D.C. One of the most festive days in the area, the entire city shows up for patriotic concerts, festivals and fireworks for the whole family to enjoy the anniversary of the country’s independence. Expect celebrations all around the metro area, but these are the best bets for beautiful 4th of July fireworks and festivities to boot.
The Trust for the National Mall has selected three separate winners in an ongoing competition of bids to re-design the National Mall.
The National Park Service is bringing interpretive bus tours back to the National Mall after the previous tour operator went out of business.
Officials are announcing a series of events to celebrate the 150th anniversary of District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act.
A triathlon scheduled for the nation’s capital in June has been canceled after the National Park Service denied race organizers a permit to use the National Mall.
Five bicycle sharing stations have been approved for the National Mall to expand the Capital Bikeshare program to the Washington’s top tourist destinations. A push is being made to get them added in time for the Cherry Blossom Festival.
Visitors to the National Mall and to Arlington National Cemetery will have new transportation options in time for the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
The family foundation of a Washington developer is announcing a $1 million gift to help restore the National Mall’s grounds and facilities.
The National Mall is installing a fancy new set of lights, aimed at saving energy and pennies for Washington, D.C.
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