Category Archives: Nature

Where to Play on the Weekdays: May 11-15

Monday – Get a unique dose of nature in the city at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in northeast DC. Go on a nature walk among the ponds filled with giant lily pads and other interesting marsh plants and look for … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: May 8-10

Start off the weekend excitement on the National Mall today with the much anticipated flyover and a garden fest. Continue it over the next couple of days with a European tour, a Washington Ballet performance, more great live entertainment, a … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: May 4-8

Monday – Spend the beautiful spring day at Yards Park! The water features are on and welcoming guests to enjoy them at the riverfront recreational space in the Navy Yard. You can also hang out in the grassy areas, stroll … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 27 – May 1

Monday – Experience Holland in Haymarket, Virginia, at Burnside Farms’ Festival of Spring. The blooming tulips are absolutely stunning, stretching along acres of fields in a striking array of colors and varieties. Even better, you can pick your own to … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: April 25-26

Several awesome big annual events are in the mix of recs this weekend, Maryland Day, the Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival, the Georgetown French Market, and White House Garden Tours among them. But if lower key activities you prefer, there are … Continue reading

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