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Date Nights DC Itinerary: Family Fun and Free (or Cheap)

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STAY
Check into the Cambria Suites, located near the Mt. Vernon Square Metro stop and minutes from all the area’s sights. The spacious rooms, complimentary internet access and breakfast buffet will keep the entire family happy.

DO
Visit a family favorite, the National Postal Museum, to learn about America’s postal history from colonial times to the present, featuring fun, hands-on exhibits for the kids.

EAT
Fill up on creative apps like BBQ chicken sliders and blackeye pea fritters at Acadiana for happy hour. While the kids can sip on sodas, the adults can choose from an extensive menu of cocktails, bottled and draft beer, and house wines.

DO
Take a quick cab ride to the Library of Congress, home to fantastic treasures like an original Gutenberg Bible and a recreation of Thomas Jefferson’s Library.

EAT
End the day in Penn Quarter, with kid-friendly small plates and adult-friendly cocktails at Ping Pong Dim Sum. Want even more free (and almost) free family-friendly things to do in DC? Check out our list of 100 Free Things to do here.

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