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The Watergate Hotel, Washington DC

by Karen, Jun 05 2018 There was only one place I wanted to stay in Washington DC, The legendary Watergate Hotel in Georgetown, home to the biggest American political scandal of the 70s which ended Richard Nixon’s presidency, but is it family friendly? I was visiting with my seven year old daughter and made sure

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Smithsonian National Zoo Washington DC USA

Smithsonian National Zoo Fabulous and free zoo in Washington DC. Home to many animals including lions, elephants and pandas with a focus on conservation. Smithsonian National Zoo 3001 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC 20008 202-633-4888 Closest metro stations are Cleveland Park and Woodley Park Opening hours Grounds: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (last admittance 6 p.m.) |

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The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

by Karen, May 30 2018 Everything you need to know about visiting the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History with kids. Washington DC is packed full of fascinating, family friendly museums and all those which are part of the Smithsonian are totally free to visit. Perhaps the most popular and recognisable due to the Night at

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Philadelphia with Kids

by Karen, Jan 25 2018 Everything you need to know about visiting the wonderful city of Philadelphia with kids! Historic, charming and some might say, the birthplace of the USA as the Declaration of Independence was conceived, drafted and signed at Independence Hall, the beautiful city of Philadelphia is packed full of child friendly things

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The Franklin Institute Philadelphia, a family friendly review

by Karen, Nov 27 2017 As family friendly, educational museums go, the Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia has got to be one of the best. Packed full of interesting and interactive exhibits, perfectly tailored to kids. Built in honour of one of Americas most famous scientists – Benjamin Franklin, the Institute is one of

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Windsor Suites Pool

The Windsor Suites, Philadelphia – Our Family Friendly Review

Arriving at the Windsor Suites in Philadelphia was a total breath of fresh air after the eight hour bus journey and rather cramped accommodation of Boston. The hotel is part of the Modus Hotels group and definitely lives up to their other city centre hotels. My daughter and I stayed for 3 nights in a standard suite

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Family Friendly Philadelphia – our Please Touch Museum Review

When visiting Philly with kids there’s one place every family wants to try and that’s the Please Touch Museum Philadelphia. Just the name screams family friendly, after all I’m sure we’ve all spent half an hour in an interesting museum whispering to our kids not to touch/run/play and finally given up and gone home. The

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Freedom Trail Faneuil Hall

Tackling the Freedom Trail with kids

by Karen, Oct 19 2017 Boston is an amazing place to visit with kids, there’s so much to see and do and the Freedom Trail is a great place to start. It’s a literal walk through the American Revolution, if you’re walking it with little kids just make sure you plan in plenty of stops,

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Boson Park Plaza Review

Boston Park Plaza Hotel – Our Review

Looking for Boston Park Plaza Hotel Reviews? Boston, USA is well known to be one of the most expensive cities in the world to book a hotel room but even knowing that I was surprised when I started researching where to stay for our upcoming trip. I finally decided on the Boston Park Plaza, a

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