Washington D.C. Weekend

We took our kids to see the many museums and memorials in Washington DC on a weekend in December. We found cheap flights on Southwest Airlines and were able to get a free hotel stay due to our Hyatt credit card sign up bonus. Check out our jam packed itinerary.

Friday Dec 2

  • Flight AA 4:50PM – 7:22 pm- take metro into hotel
  • Dinner: City Tap House (5 min walk)
  • Grand Hyatt Washington (points)

Saturday  Dec 3

  • Breakfast –  Starbucks in the lobby
  • Walk to Ford’s Theater (5 min)
  • Opens at 10AM – Walk to Museum Natural History (6 min)
  • American History (next door) – Lunch there
  • Washington Monument (5 min)
  • Jefferson Memorial (20 min)
  • FDR, MLK, Korean, Lincoln, Vietnam Memorials as we walk by
  • Walk to the White House (20 min)
  • Walk to Dinner – GCDC Grilled Cheese Bar (4 min)
  • Walk back to hotel – (15 min)

Sunday Dec 4

  • Breakfast – Starbucks in the lobby
  • Opens at 10AM – Walk to The National Archives (11 min)
  • walk to Air and Space (10 min)
  • Lunch – American Indian Museum (next door)
  • Capitol Building and Supreme Court
  • grab bags and take metro back to airport
  • Flight leaves at 3:59 PM