Washington D.C.

Spy Kids: Sleuths & Secrets With Your Grandchild

Decode D.C.’s history of espionage with your spy kid grandchild, as you visit the city’s most notorious spy sites and learn about investigative gadgets from former CIA agents.
Rating (5)
Program No. 23214RSBLOG
6 days
Starts at
1,499 / ADULT
799 / CHILD

At a Glance

Invite your grandchild to join the ranks of Harriet the Spy, Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys and Encyclopedia Brown as they transform into student sleuths and spy kids during a week of mysterious adventure. Together, you’ll investigate Washington D.C.’s cryptic history during visits to the city’s most notorious spy sites, as well as the International Spy Museum and the Cryptologic Museum at the NSA Headquarters. Meet former CIA agents, and learn about different spying devices and decoding tactics on this covert adventure!
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Program involves walking up to two full miles each day, taking Washington, D.C. public transportation, and getting on/off motor coach.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy a private, hands-on gadgets presentation from a former technical officer at the Central Intelligence Agency.
  • Learn about code making and breaking, both past and present, with a visit to the National Cryptologic Museum.
  • Decode D.C.’s history of espionage at Mount Vernon as you learn about the Culper Gang, America’s first Spy Ring, coordinated by George Washington himself.
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