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Family Vacay Helper: Washington, D.C.

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Presented By: Staybridge Suites®

DC-Vacay-Planner-headerPhoto Credit: Wikimedia Commons

The nation's capitol is a foodie-lover's dream with a diverse range of markets and food tours. Ever wanted to try the city's best restaurants? You can, all in pretty much the same sitting! The Carpe DC tour brings you around six of the best the city has to offer where you can sample delicious local cuisine. 

For lunch, take a day trip over to Balducci's, located in Mclean, VA. Browsing the selection, you'll find delicious pastas, mustards, and snacks for everyone in the family! Looking for fresh fruits and veggies? Make your way over to Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market for healthy and delicious snacks you can munch on while you're exploring the city. 


Photo Credit: Smithsonian Zoo

Must-Visit: You'll also want to take advantage of the many quality museums and tourist spots in Washington D.C. The Smithsonian Zoo boasts live animal training, exotic fish feeding, and free admission, while the highly-regarded Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum showcases the original Wright brothers' plane as well as numerous advances in aerospace engineering. 


Photo Credit: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

After a full day of exploration, your kids will be ready to conk out! Make it easy on them (and your wallet) and bring your finds from D.C.'s many markets home instead of eating out. The Staybridge Suites® location in Mclean, VA conveniently has kitchens located in the rooms so a quick meal with plenty of local flavor is so easy to prepare!  

Plan your next kid-friendly vacation to the nation's capital on our handy Family Getaway Planner tool!

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