Skip to content

Looking for guest bloggers and contributors, click here to learn more.

Washington DC Tours for Kids

One-of-a-kind, hands-on, interactive family tours in Washington, DC.

During our family-centered tour everyone of all ages are actively involved through scavenger hunts, fun stories, tongue twisters, and more! 

Surprises and built-in bathroom/snack breaks included with every tour! 🙂

Experience Art:
A Children's Tour of the National Gallery of Art

Roses by Van Gogh

No boring art history lessons here!

On this tour, you'll solve riddles and puzzles. Put on your detective hat and figure out the mystery art piece while learning what it really means to look at and appreciate art.

*We visit the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, West Building, and East Building.

Duration: approx. 90 minutes
Distance: approx. 1 mile mostly indoors; stroller-friendly
Breaks: benches included!
Surprises: included at NO EXTRA COST!
Recommended age: 5+

Contact us if you are interested in a private group tour.

Show Me the Money:
A Tour of the National Mall Using Currency Clues

Lincoln memorial in Washington DC

Work in a team to decipher the clues on U.S. currency and coins!

Can you follow clues to find the treasure bag full of MONEY?!

Your map will take you to locations ranging from the Lincoln Memorial to the White House to the Capitol Building! It doesn't stop there though, you'll also need to identify the faces on each bill. Oh, and don't forget about those coins you use everyday!

Join us on this fascinating one-of-a-kind, family-centered tour where every age is welcome, help solve clues, and find the treasure!

Duration: approx. 2 hours
Distance: approx. 2.5 miles on mostly flat ground; stroller-friendly
Breaks: bathroom and benches included!
Surprises: included at NO EXTRA COST!

*This tour is a walking tour, but we do use the Circulator bus as well.

COMING SOON - the tour is still in development, but if you'd like to know when it'll be available, please contact us if you are interested in a private group tour. 

Experience the Wonder:
Must-See Monuments, Museums, and More

The US Capitol

"Knowledge begins with wonder!"
~ Theme of original Children's Room, Smithsonian Castle, 1901-1939

Discover our National Mall's treasures and landmarks as we SPARK your curiosity and you're inspired to DIVE DEEPER into all that DC has to offer. Watch out, because there is A LOT on our National Mall that will make you say, "I wonder..."

Choose between a 2 hour tour where we explore from the Capitol down to the Washington Monument, or go whole hog and explore the entire National Mall in 4-5 hours!

Duration: approx. 2 hours or 4-5 hours 
Distance: approx. 2 or 4 miles on mostly flat ground; stroller-friendly
Breaks: bathroom and benches included!
Surprises: included at NO EXTRA COST!

COMING SOON - the tour is still in development, but if you'd like to know when it'll be available, please contact us if you are interested in a private group tour. 

Washington, DC Kid Activity Sheets

Join the Club

We'll send you FREE printables AND interesting stories with family field trip ideas in the Washington, DC/MD/VA area.

Everything we do is geared towards making time with your family fun and memorable WITHOUT the stress!

Scroll To Top