Top 10 Family Vacation Ideas for 2022

3. Washington’s National Mall

Washington’s National MallEnrich your history & visit art, science, and ecological museums all free
  • Location: Washington DC
  • Entrance fee: Free

If you just can’t get enough of our fair country, then perhaps a trip through its rich heritage will do your family some good. If that’s the case, you need to visit Washington’s National Mall. To begin with, you’ll see some of the most famous monuments in the country here, including the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and the Constitution Gardens. Every inch of this hour-long stroll is covered in fascinating artifacts and details about American history. There are also botanical gardens that are stunning to see.

In addition, the National Mall hosts the Smithsonian Institution, a museum complex that houses 17 fabulous museums on a wide range of topics, including the National Art Museum and Renwick Gallery, the National Air and Space Museum, the Museum of Natural History, the National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute. And best of all, most of these exhibits are totally free.