Family Guide Washington, DC

Family Guide Washington, DC

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by Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
     
 

Spend more time sharing the experience of exploring a new place with those you love most with the Family Guides from DK Eyewitness Travel. This new guidebook series gives parents with kids between the ages of four and twelve the insider background they need to plan vacations that everyone in the family will enjoy.

  • 'Hubs', built around major

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Overview

Spend more time sharing the experience of exploring a new place with those you love most with the Family Guides from DK Eyewitness Travel. This new guidebook series gives parents with kids between the ages of four and twelve the insider background they need to plan vacations that everyone in the family will enjoy.

  • 'Hubs', built around major sights from Buckingham Palace to Regent's Park, map the perfect day out, with suggestions for what to see, when to go and how to get there
  • Dedicated 'Kids Corners' feature cartoons, quizzes, puzzles, games and riddles to inform, bamboozle and entertain young travellers
  • 'Let off steam' suggestions and eating options around all 'hubs' enable the entire family to recharge their batteries
  • Maps outlining the nearest parks, playgrounds and public toilets
  • Language section lists essential words and phrases
  • 'Take shelter' suggests indoor activities for rainy days
  • Plus, DK's illustrations and reconstructions of the city, to give real cultural insight

Written by parents who understand the need to keep the children entertained while enjoying their time together, Eyewitness Travel Family Guides offer child-friendly sleeping and eating options, detailed maps of main sightseeing areas, travel info, budget guidance, age range suitability and activities for Washington, DC. With DK doing all the planning, the Eyewitness Travel Family Guides are the ultimate key to a stress-free vacation. Activities include:

  • Decoding secret messages at the Spy Museum
  • Kayaking along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
  • Visiting The White House and the United States Capitol
  • Exploring the treasures housed in the National Gallery of Art and National Museum of American History

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"These books are packed with suggestions for kid-friendly restaurants, outdoor spots where travelin' tots can run free, rainy day fun, and more. They also offer tips for engaging your child's mind and sense of wonder at every stop." – Scholastic Parent & Child

"What…makes this series unusual is the attention to detail. Yes, all the big sights are here, but even the famous places are given a slight twist — always with children and their parents in mind." – Chicago Tribune

"For families traveling with young people, it's hard to do better than this handsomely illustrated guide, which is arranged geographically and notable for its focus on family friendly activities." – Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756689575
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
03/05/2012
Series:
Eyewitness Travel Family Guide Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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