Washington DC has many events and tourist attractions that are FREE, so if you are looking for an economical vacation for the family that educates and entertains then head to the Nations Capitol, for free and fun things to do in DC.
Things to Do:
DC Free Walking Tours
Check out free walking tours like “More Than Monument” or “Arlington Cemetery Walking Tour“, and don’t forget the “Lincoln Assassination Walking Tour“.
These amazing tours take you throughout the city for a valuable lesson about history.
Although the tours are free, please make sure to tip your guide.
Gravelly Point- If it’s a nice day, then grab a picnic basket, find a blanket, and take the family to Gravelly Point, to see the planes land and take off from Reagan National Airport, as you enjoy the view of the Potomac River.
Kennedy Center (Millennium Stage)
Every evening at 6pm you will be treated to an amazing performance that’s free.
National Park Service Free Activities (Winter Schedule).
Places to Visit:
- National Zoo
- Smithsonian Museums
- U.S. Capitol
- Washington Monument
- White House
- Old Post Office Clock Tower
Washington DC has several great National Memorials that you can visit for free.
- Arlington Cemetery
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
- Jefferson Memorial
- Korean War Veterans Memorial
- Lincoln Memorial
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
- National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
- United States Marine Corp War Memorial
- Women In Military Service for America
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