14802
Washington D.C.
Washington, D.C.: A Capital Intergenerational Adventure
From learning who George Washington really was to what spies really do, see our capital in a special way as you enjoy visits to Mount Vernon, the Spy Museum and the Smithsonian museums.
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Program No. 14802UBL
Length
6 days
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At a Glance

From learning who George Washington really was to what spies really do, see our nation's capital in a special way. Enjoy workshops and activities at Mount Vernon, the International Spy Museum, and the Smithsonian Institution's American history and natural history museums. As you explore great memorials and monuments, help your grandchild learn what it means to be an American.
Activity Level
Active
Walking up to two miles a day.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn how journalism and the first amendment have shaped our history at the Newseum.
  • Spend an afternoon at the National Air & Space Museum's Udvar Hazy Center, home to many of America's largest contributions to flight.
  • See some of our nation’s most notable landmarks on field trips to the U.S. Capitol building, the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 11-13. For a comparable family adventure for all generations, check out program #20969!
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Gary Regan
Gary Regan is a former U.S. Army officer who has worked at the Library of Congress and the U.S. Treasury. Since retiring in the mid-1990s, Gary has volunteered with Washington, D.C.-area organizations devoted to the performing arts and Americans with disabilities, and he is active in men's chorus and is an avid gardener. His expertise is in American history, modern European history, philosophy, French and Spanish.
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