Kid s Guide to Washington DC

Kid s Guide to Washington  DC Author Eileen Ogintz
ISBN-10 9780762793822
Year 2013-04-12
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Before you plan your family’s next excursion in the nation’s capital, get some help from a travel professional… and your kids! The Kid’s Guide to Washington, DC lets the kids help plan the trip and guides you as you explore the city. Inside you’ll find kid-tested tips on where to go, where to eat, what to see, and where to get the best souvenirs. Along the way, your kids will be engaged by reading and sharing fun DC facts and cool travel tips. Awesome games and quizzes will keep the family entertained.

Kid s Guide to Washington DC

Kid s Guide to Washington  DC Author Eileen Ogintz
ISBN-10 1493027689
Year 2017-03-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Kid's Guides
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Before you plan your family's next excursion in the nation's capital, get some help from a travel professional... and your kids! The Kid's Guide to Washington, DC lets the kids help plan the trip and guides you as you explore the city. Inside you'll find kid-tested tips on where to go, where to eat, what to see, and where to get the best souvenirs. Along the way, your kids will be engaged by reading and sharing fun DC facts and cool travel tips. Awesome games and quizzes will keep the family entertained.

The DC Capital Kids Family Guide to Washington D C

The DC Capital Kids Family Guide to Washington  D  C Author Chris Sylvester
ISBN-10 0983928207
Year 2012-02-01
Pages 430
Language en
Publisher
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Searching for a guidebook of the Washington, D.C., area that has all the practical information you need and will also enhance your family's experience at the area's attractions? Written by an experienced Washington, D.C., tour guide, this guidebook educates and entertains in a way that will make your visit to the nation's capital even more special. This book combines the information of a travel guidebook with unique scavenger hunts designed for family interaction. The scavenger hunts involve items to find, tasks to complete and questions to answer at more than 50 main attractions in and around Washington, D.C. Examples of scavenger hunt tasks and questions found inside: 1. Lincoln Memorial: Find the spot on the steps where Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" Speech in 1963. What was his dream? 2. U.S. Capitol: Who was supposed to be buried in the Capitol Crypt? 3. Ford's Theatre: Go outside the theater and find the alleyway where Booth escaped. Did anyone see him during his escape? 4. Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum: Find the Apollo 11 space command module. Where did it fly? 5. Mount Vernon: Find the key to the Bastille prison in Paris that was given to Washington by his friend, the Marquis de Lafayette. This book also includes valuable recommendations for family friendly lodging and dining as well as useful information about annual festivals, parks, sports and recreational activities, amusement areas, the performing arts, and additional fun and educational activities in the greater Washington, D.C. area.

Best Hikes with Kids Washington DC The Beltway Beyond

Best Hikes with Kids  Washington DC  The Beltway   Beyond Author Jennifer Chambers
ISBN-10 9781594857836
Year 2014-10-01
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Mountaineers Books
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

* A range of easy to challenging hikes for kids of all ages and within a 2-hour drive of the DC area * Most hikes feature water, rocks, historical sites, natural areas, or parks—all fun to explore! * Lots of tips and tricks for hiking with kids Best Hikes with Kids: Washington DC the Beltway & Beyond showcases more than 65 family-friendly hikes in the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area, extending to within a two-hour drive radius and including the eastern ridges of Shenandoah National Park. Longtime environmental educator, hiking guide, and mother of two, Jennifer Chambers introduces families in the DC area to a variety of trail options while also helping them to spend quality time together discovering nature. Each hike has been chosen for its engaging physical features and landscape along a natural surface trail, in addition to the accessibility of the trailhead for busy families with children of all ages. A selection of trails also accommodates the use of a jogging stroller. Trails range from easy to difficult in order to provide a physical challenge for families whose children are very active or of an age to successfully complete the hike—and have a lot fun!

Washington

Washington Author Kathryn McKay
ISBN-10 9781400016211
Year 2006-02-07
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Fodor's
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Providing helpful guides to traveling with children, these easy-to-use travel handbooks offer a wide variety of fun-filled, educational, hassle-free activities available in cities around the world, covering everything from family days to puppet theaters and museums, along with planning tips, addresses, admission prices, age appropriateness, and nearby restaurant recommendations.

Washington DC History for Kids

Washington  DC  History for Kids Author Richard Panchyk
ISBN-10 9781613730096
Year 2016-07-01
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Chicago Review Press
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Chronicling the rich and fascinating history of Washington, DC, this useful resource for teachers and parents, reveals to young readers the city's remarkable past through 21 hands-on activities. Children will gather items for a building cornerstone's time capsule, design a memorial for a favorite president, take a walking tour of the National Mall, and much more. The book also includes a time line and list of books, websites, and places to visit.

A History Lover s Guide to Washington

A History Lover s Guide to Washington Author Alison Fortier
ISBN-10 9781625850645
Year 2014-05-06
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Arcadia Publishing
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

This tour of the nation's capital goes beyond the traditional guidebook to offer a historical journey through the federal district. Visit the White House, the only executive home in the world regularly open to the public. Travel to President Lincoln's Cottage and see where he wrote the Emancipation Proclamation. Look around lesser-known sites, such as the grave of Pierre L'Enfant, the city's Botanical Gardens, the Old Post Office and a host of historical homes throughout the capital. From George Washington's Mount Vernon to the Kennedy Center, trek through each era of Washington, D.C., for a tour of America's most beloved sites. Join author and Washington insider Alison Fortier as she carefully curates an expedition to our shining city on a hill.

A Kid s Guide to Washington D C

A Kid s Guide to Washington  D C Author HARCOURT
ISBN-10 9780547540139
Year 2008-04-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

For children on school trips or traveling with their families, here is kid-friendly information about popular monuments, museums, exhibits, shopping, sporting events--and even day trips outside the immediate metropolitan area. Originally published in 1989, this handy guide now features completely updated text and photographs, along with the puzzles, games, and wonderful tidbits of trivia that have made it one of the most useful D.C. guidebooks for children. A Kid's Guide to Washington, D.C. is the perfect traveling companion for any youngster who wants to play an active role in planning a family vacation. Includes: PuzzlesGamesTriviaAnd More!

Mission Washington

Mission Washington Author Catherine Aragon
ISBN-10 0989226778
Year 2014-09-01
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

'Mission Washington, D.C.' takes your young travelers through the famous sights of D.C., engaging them in an exciting scavenger hunt as you explore city landmarks together.

Eyewitness Travel Family Guide Washington DC

Eyewitness Travel Family Guide Washington  DC Author DK
ISBN-10 9781465425058
Year 2014-03-03
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Penguin
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Eyewitness Travel Family Guide Washington, D.C. offers you the best things to see and do on a family vacation in Washington, D.C., from visiting magnificent sights such as The White House and the United States Capitol to exploring the treasures housed in the National Gallery of Art and National Museum of American History, and brings those places alive for children with fun facts, quizzes, and cartoons. The major sights are treated as "hub" destinations and are followed by places of interest near the "hub," ideal for planning your day ahead. These spreads offer a pragmatic as well as enjoyable itinerary, giving children a real insight into the destination, but balanced with opportunities to let off steam at a nearby park or playground. All the practical information you need appears alongside the sight, including transportation information, budget tips, age range suitability, and where to eat. Each spread is bursting with insider knowledge and loaded with ideas for activities that will engage children, from decoding secret messages at the Spy Museum to kayaking along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Meanwhile, the most family-friendly, best-value accommodation options have been chosen with family budgets and needs in mind. Full-color throughout, with detailed maps of the main sightseeing areas for easy navigation and all the practical information you need for a fun, stress-free family vacation. Now available in ePub format.

Dear Mr Washington

Dear Mr  Washington Author Lynn Cullen
ISBN-10 9780698402553
Year 2015-01-08
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Penguin
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Based on the true story behind Gilbert Stuart's famous portraits of Washington, this funny historical read will leave rascals, ruffians, and troublemakers of all ages laughing. Charlotte, James, and baby John have promised to be on their very best behavior for when George Washington comes to have his portrait painted by their father, Gilbert Stuart. But, it seems like every time George Washington comes to visit, Charlotte has to write another apology letter, even when they try to follow George Washington’s Rules of Good Behavior. If these whippersnappers want any dessert, they are going to have to learn some manners—and fast! What results is a hilarious chain of events, a giant mess…and a painting that will be remembered for centuries to come.

A Hand to Guide Me

A Hand to Guide Me Author Denzel Washington
ISBN-10 0696230496
Year 2006-01-01
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Meredith Books
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Highlighting the importance of everyday mentorship, a Hollywood star shares his personal story of mentoring and mentors who shaped his life, and introduces the life-changing stories of more than seventy of America's leading personalities, including Bill Clinton, Alex Rodriguez, Whoopie Goldberg, Bonnie Raitt, and many others. 100,000 first printing.

This Is Washington

This Is Washington Author Miroslav Sasek
ISBN-10 0789322323
Year 2011-01-01
Pages 63
Language en
Publisher Universe Pub
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

A pictorial tour of the nation's capital presenting drawings of its monuments and important buildings which attract millions of tourists every year.