DC Travel Blog

National Zoo’s twin pandas are born at the zoo!

Two panda bear twin cubs snuggled on blanket

Book your room now so you can visit the baby pandas at the Smithsonian National Zoo. National Zoo panda Mei Xiang gave birth Saturday afternoon to twin cubs just days after zoo officials confirmed she was pregnant. A few hours … Continue reading

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Giant Panda Mei Xiang may be having a Baby Panda!

Panda Mei Xiang at the National Zoo

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) scientists have confirmed a secondary rise in giant panda Mei Xiang’s (may-SHONG) urinary progesterone levels. The slow rise started July 20 and indicates that she will either have a cub or experience the end of … Continue reading

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What you need to see while in DC

              1.) Smithsonian Museums on the National Mall This should most definitely be your first stop when you get into town. There are tons of Smithsonian Institutes with history just waiting for you to … Continue reading

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Upcoming Fall Zoo Events

It’s time to plan your fall getaway to our nation’s capital and check out the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, as our property is just minutes away. The National Zoo is a nationwide attraction for family’s everywhere, as well as a … Continue reading

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