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How to make the most of a trip to the nation's capital
How to make the most of a trip to the nation's capital

A spring break in the nation's capital is a rite of passage for some families, but if the airfare from the West Coast to the East has stretched your vacation budget, take heart. Many places are free, thanks to government funding (although the sequester may cause some changes in hours or personnel). Here are some suggestions on how to make the most with the least: Smithsonian: No visit to Washington, D.C., is complete without a visit to the nation's museums. First-time visitors learn fast that a trip to the Smithsonian is not a visit to one place. There are 19 museums that are part of the Smithsonian Institution, along with the National Zoo. Most line the National Mall. Some...

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