The city of Washington DC offers many activities for children that are either free or affordable. Most of these activities are easily accessible if you plan with the help of DC private tour guides. Some of the below-mentioned activities that you can do on a DC private tour can help you leave a lasting impression of the city on your child.
Tours on Foot
When you explore the National Mall on foot, you need to keep in mind that there are Park Rangers who work with the National Park Service (NPS) who offer free tours that can impress your kids with the American history. The National Park Service has a tour schedule, which you can get from the DC private tour guides before embarking on the journey.
Your children and family will enjoy the Spy in the City program that is hosted by the International Spy Museum. The interactive experience offered by the program includes the use of a portable GPS system. It is important to bring headphones for the kids who are below the age of sixteen and they should also be accompanied by a parent. If you have time to explore inside, you should consider the Operation Spy experience, which will entertain your kids to the core.
Tours with Transportation
The city of Washington also offers many trolley, boat, bus, and segway tour that can be much interesting to children and kids. With families, BigBus Tours, the British style double decker bus tour, is very much popular. This tour allows tourists to hop on, hop off at different locations, and then board the bus later. The BigBus tours include live commentary in different foreign languages and the ticket also includes a free pass to Madame Tussauds.
There are also many other bus tours operating in the city with schedules stops at each of the landmarks of the city. You may also marvel at the sights of the city on a Segway. Washington DC private tour guides can help you find operators that lead tours on individual motorized scooters. After providing some quick tips and lesson on riding a Segway, the operator will conduct a guided tour in groups of eight or less.
The above are some of the most popular tours in Washington DC in which you can take part with your family.