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20 Fun “Would You Rather” Questions for Washington DC School Trips

By November 9, 2016 No Comments

Would you Rather

Looking for a fun game to play on your school trip to Washington DC?  These “Would You Rather” questions are fun conversation starters!

Pass a list of questions out to students to play among themselves or play as a group over the motor coach microphone! Students can raise their hands to vote for their choice.

Washington DC: Would You Rather?

  1. … spend an hour at the Lincoln Memorial or at the Jefferson Memorial?
  2. … ride a paddle boat on the Tidal Basin or a pedi-cab around the National Mall?
  3. … see Air Force One fly overhead or the presidential motorcade drive down the street?
  4. … spend an afternoon in the Smithsonian American History Museum or an afternoon at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum?
  5. … tour the White House or go to the top of the Washington Monument?
  6. … watch Congress in session or go inside the Supreme Court building?
  7. … ride under the Potomac River on the metro or above it on a boat?
  8. … see the Cherry Blossom trees at peak bloom or the Presidential Inauguration Parade?
  9. … see a show at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts or a ballgame at Nationals Park?
  10. … star in the movie “National Treasure” or in “A Night at the Museum”?
  11. … watch a blacksmith forge metal at George Washington’s Mount Vernon or watch how money is made at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing?
  12. … attend the White House Easter Egg Roll or watch fireworks from the National Mall on the 4th of July?
  13. … tour the Washington National Cathedral or Ford’s Theatre?
  14. … fly a kite on the National Mall or eat ice cream on the National Mall?
  15. … stay up late with your friends at the hotel or go to bed early?
  16. …work at the U.S. Capitol or as a National Park Ranger at one of the Washington DC memorials?
  17. … take a picture on the Albert Einstein statue at the National Academy of Sciences or in front of the White House?
  18. … lay a wreath at the tomb of George Washington at Mount Vernon or a lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery?
  19. … see the Declaration of Independence at the National Archives or Thomas Jefferson’s books at the Library of Congress?
  20. … see what Washington DC looks like 200 years in the future or see what it looked like 200 years in the past?


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