Duckies Out and About At The White House
Capital Hilton’s Little Presidents Package is a perfect way to add a fun twist onto Summer DC travels all from a historic hotel.
June 14, 2019
Families visiting Washington DC this summer can enhance their Washington, DC adventure with Capital Hilton’s quacktastic Little Presidents Package including Presidential Rubber Duckies, perfect for instagrammable moments. Kids will also love filling in the Presidential Biography coloring posters included in the package with details about their favorite president. The duckies and posters will entertain the little ones and provide long lasting memories of our Nation’s Capital for years to come.
The hotel is conveniently located near the cities major sites including White House, Washington Monument, Capital Building, Smithsonian, and the National Air and Space Museum – all perfect locations to snap photos with presidential rubber duckies. The hotel will select winners weekly for those guests tagging their posts with #littlepresidents – winners will be provided with special prizes for the most fun and creative photos.
Presidential Culinary and Cocktail Favorites:
The hotel’s North Gate Grill, named for the North Gate at the White House which Presidents used to walk to Capital Hilton, features a weekly special historical item curated by Chef Andrew Dixon from our Presidential recipe archives. Many of these recipes were served to Presidents during their stays.
The hotel’s Statler Lounge, named for the hotel’s original moniker, is featuring a President’s Cocktail Club offering the beverages of choice of the Presidents who frequented the hotel. The Cocktail Club also features George Bush’s famous chex mix as a complimentary bar snack. This special Presidential menu is available to guests during the hotel’s Little Presidents Package dates (June 11 – September 7, 2019) between 4:30-11PM.
While exploring the rich history of the Capital City, delve into the fascinating history that took place at Capital Hilton. The hotel was built and 1943 and is honored to be a distinguished Historic Hotels of America member and on the National Register of Historic Places. Interesting stories abound at Capital Hilton, as the iconic hotel has hosted every US President since FDR. Truman often played the piano at the hotel on a piano that now sits in a dedicated suite to the 33rd President. Former hotel executive chef Walter Scheib, later serve as White House executive chef to President Clinton. With social media on the rise, the hotel was the site where President Barack Obama posted his first instagram picture while calling caucus-goers in Iowa.
Couples and families will love exploring all that the Summer in DC has to offer: beautiful scenery, outdoor activities, and of course, learning all about our US History and Presidents. Capital Hilton’s Little Presidents Package is a perfect way to add a fun twist onto Summer DC travels all from a historic hotel. Presidential Duckies delight kids and adults, and Presidential Biography posters are the perfect way to learn more about the US Presidents. And both make great souvenirs to take home!
To learn more about our Summer offerings and to start planning your DC getaway, visit Capital Hilton or call (202) 393-1000.
Little Presidents Package (June 11 – September 7, 2019):
- 2 Presidential Rubber Duckies
- 1 Presidential Biography Poster + Crayons
- DC Map
- Opportunity to win fun prizes via social media contest
- Extra duckies, poster, and crayons can be purchased for $15.
Starting at $119.00 + tax of 14.95% (subject to availability)
Breakfast Included Package (June 1 – September 7, 2019):
- Daily Complimentary Continental Breakfast for registered guests
Starting at $139.00 + tax of 14.95% (subject to availability)
About Capital Hilton:
Opened in 1943 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Capital Hilton has a proud tradition of welcoming the world’s travelers to Washington, DC for over 75 years. The Capital Hilton has had the honor of hosting presidents, dignitaries, and countless notable leaders alike and is a Historic Hotels of America member hotel. Located two blocks from the White House and National Mall, the hotel is central to top attractions, shopping, dining, museums and historic sites. Visit capitalhilton.com for more information, and connect with Capital Hilton on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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