Category Archives: Animals

Where to Play on the Weekdays: January 20-23

Tuesday – With relatively warmer temps on the way, plan for some outdoor and indoor time at Potomac Overlook Park in Arlington. Hike the short trails and let the kids romp on the playground, then visit the nature center where … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: January 5-9

These weekday recs come with a special shout out to my girl, who turns the big 6 this week. After all, she’s one of my very favorite people to join in on these DC adventures — and one of my … Continue reading

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Explore the Woods and Wetlands at Huntley Meadows Park

I’m a big proponent for getting outdoors no matter the time of year, and when it’s a sunny, 60+ degree day during the winter, well, that’s a no-brainer. The recent spate of warmish weather around Christmas was a perfect case-in-point, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: December 1-5

Monday – Take advantage of the mild weather and go play at Clemyjontri, the brilliantly colored, sprawling playground in McLean that accommodates kids of all abilities. Hours are 7am to dusk, and admission is free. In the evening, enjoy a … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: November 24-28

Monday – Have a wild time at the National Zoo, as there‚Äôs barely a crowd on weekdays. Check the Daily Programs schedule before you go to help plan your outing or pick your animal visits as you go. Grounds are … Continue reading

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