The White House is recognized around the world. Home of the President of the United States, it’s the closest thing the US has to an official castle. But unless you’re a princess, visiting is not a ball. Is the effort worth the reward?
When I decided to take the kids to the Nation’s Capital, I knew I had to try. In my mind, visiting Washington DC and not going to the White House would be like going to Paris and not going to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
If your kids have already marched the Freedom Trail or you are simply looking for something a little different than the typical “Top 5 Family Activities in Boston”, this list was created for you.
Don’t get me wrong, Boston’s popular sights are excellent, but between school trips and family visits, we’re always looking for something fresh to draw us into town.
I’m lucky enough to call the Bay Area home. And for almost seven years I lived in the center of it all, San Francisco. I was young, and newly married with a great job. The city was the place to be.
Then I had a baby.
But instead of packing up and moving out, I quickly discovered raising a “city kid” had major perks.