DC With Kids Travel App Available

A new travel app makes it easy for families to discover Washington DC © 2011 Karen Rubin/news-photos-features.com.

“How do we plan a family sleepover at the International Spy Museum in DC?” “How do we get tickets to tour the White House and Capitol?” “Where is the best place for the perfect cupcake with my family?” At 90 MB, with 500 entries and hundreds of photos, maps and illustrations, DC With Kids, FamilyiTrips, is a comprehensive family travel app on the nation’s capital, providing quick and easy answers at your fingertips.

Whether you are a DC native, an empty nester with visiting grandkids or seeing DC for your first or fifth time, DC With Kids’ categories make it easy to discover DC’s top attractions, places to play and special experiences from sleepovers at museums to moonlight tours, spy missions, festivals, free ideas and more. You can conveniently search alphabetically too.

The new travel app pinpoints exhibits best for young kids, grade schoolers and teens plus makes it easy to create a personalized DC metro itinerary that matches your family’s needs. Locals and travelers can use the detailed plan ahead information so they won’t miss what they want to see and do.

DC With Kids’ fun facts and illustrations add to the enjoyment. The app retails for $1.99 and is compatible with iPhone, iPod and iPad. Purchase it through www.familyitrips.com, or itunes.apple.com.

DC With Kids iPhone app’s features include: Top Attractions, Plan Ahead, By Ages, Special Tips, Fun Facts, Play Outdoors, Eat, Shop, Free, Side Trips, Maps and More (for those “who have been there and done that”). Maps have Metro directions and a fully interactive map that connects locations to destinations. Photographs offer a preview. Colorful illustrations are “designed to make you smile.”

The family travel app was created by highly respected family travel journalist and author, Candyce H. Stapen Ph.D. Stapen, a native Washingtonian, has authored 29 travel guidebooks, appeared on the TODAY Show and written 2,000+ travel articles. That big, brown dog in illustrations with the green eyes that appears stealing pizza, eating ice cream and jumping in pools is Stapen’s loveable Newfoundland puppy.

Friday, 21 October, 2011

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