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Strike a Pose: The DMV’s Best Backdrops for Family Photos

The DMV is full of places to take a great family selfie. Here are some of our favorites.

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Time for Trivia: 53 Fun Facts about DC

Do you know what year the Oval Office was added to the White House? Or what obelisk is the tallest in the world? Brush up on DC trivia with these 53 fun-facts.

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10 Cool Spots for Frame Worthy Selfies

Kids won’t pose or smile perfectly? Who cares, take a selfie! Here are some fun spots to try it out.

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Home (Not So Far) Away from Home: 5 Cool Home Rentals for Your DMV Staycation

For a staycation to remember with all the comforts of home (but not in your actual home), check out these awesome rentals perfect for large groups.

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Monuments Go! New App Makes Exploring the National Mall a Game

Likened to Pokenom Go, this new app encourages kids to walk from monument to monument in search of a challenge.

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8 Ways to Start an Only-in-D.C. Family Tradition

Traditions aren’t just for the holidays. Here are 8 year-round ways to create lasting memories for your kids.

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Family of Five Does Washington D.C. in One Day

 
Photo: Julie Hoag
Our family of five did Washington, D.C. in just one day. On this trip our three boys were the ages of three to nine so we researched how we could do a day in this city…

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13 Sweet Styles for Your Petite Patriot

Outfit your kids in these patriotic styles that can be worn all summer long.

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11 Things Every D.C. Kid Should Do Before They’re 10

Here are our top picks for everything your little one should do before he blows out the candles on his 10th birthday cake.

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Rediscover the City: 5 Tourist Things You Should Do Now

Here are 5 post-tourist season activities for you and your little locals.

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Tour Your City: 9 Hidden Treasures of the National Mall

We’ve gathered nine insider secrets for the National Mall to kick the fun up a notch and make it worth coming back again and again.

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21 Things Parents in D.C. Absolutely Love

While the District has its fair share of headaches (traffic, anyone?) there are so many more things to dig-to-pieces about this family-friendly city. Here are just a few of those things.

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One Cool Thing: The Capital Wheel

A spin on the National Harbor’s new Capital Wheel should be a must on your family bucket list. Here’s why.

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The Secret Garden You Need to Visit

Still searching for that secret garden? Look no further! Hillwood Museum is the perfect place to take kids whose fascination for art and culture, and sparkly things runs deep. Plus, the gardens at this dreamy spot will blow you away.

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How to Keep Your Kids Busy (When the Sun Sets at Five O’Clock!)

Wondering how to fill winter’s extra hours of darkness? Here, we’ve rounded up our favorite family activities for after the sun sets. Leave the flashlights at home!

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Congressional Cemetery: A Kid-Friendly Graveyard

Washington, D.C. is home to several famous cemeteries (think: Arlington National), but the 35 acre Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill just might be the most kid-friendly of them all. Why would you want to take your kids to walk among the dead? Read on to find out.

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