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Family-friendly Guide to Summer Fun In D.C.

14 stops for fun and games for all ages

From close encounters with a friendly giant and a T. Rex, to a night at the ballpark with the winning Nationals, D.C.'s got the fun and games to prove its not just a city for the grown-ups. There's something for everyone at any of the 19 Smithsonian museums and galleries (bonus: they're free!), and animal lovers flock to The Smithsonian's National Zoo to see local celeb, giant panda cub Bao Bao. Even a museum dedicated to architecture and design (National Building Museum) created a large-scale maze that's sure to puzzle the whole family. So enjoy the thrill of getting lost (and found, whew!) this summer in a city that's fun for all. 

Slideshow: 13 Family-Friendly Attractions in D.C.