When it comes to searching for your next vacation, Washington DC should be on your list of sights to see.
With so many historical places to visit for free, not only is this trip economical, but it’s also educational, and entertaining.
What more could you ask for; a vacation that actually saves you money.
Of course, you need to find a hotel and cheap places to eat with your family, and if you do a little research you will find restaurants where kids can eat for free, with the purchase of an adult entree, this can help you save a ton of money.
As far as tourist attractions, most of the Smithsonian Museums are free the Capitol, Washington Monument, National Memorials, and the White House Tours are free. FYI: to take the White House Tour you must reserve your tickets in advance through your congressional representative.
If you want to see the real people’s court in action then check out the Supreme Court, if you are lucky you might get to see a real case argued. Make sure to take the tour which is also called the “lecture” it’s about 20 minutes but you learn so much in such a short time.
For entertainment, check out the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, it’s another free place to visit after a day of seeing the sites in DC. There are free performances every day at 6pm. in the grand foyer, and tickets are not required.
In the Summer, you can see free outdoor movies in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. If you like music, you can sit back, relax, and listen to great music at Yards Park, Carter Baron, or the National Harbor for free. In addition to all the free movies and music, you can enjoy food, film, book festivals, holiday concerts and more in DC.
Don’t forget to sign up for daily deals in Washington DC, at some point you will have to spend a few dollars, but you won’t have to pay full price.
Be sure to tell family and friends about all the cheap and free events in DC.
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