Category Archives: Outdoor

The Weekend Round-Up: April 19-20

Whether you’re looking for ways to celebrate the holiday or simply seeking fun things to do with the kids, there’s plenty to pick from, both special events and tried & true DC pursuits, to ensure a good time. Happy Weekend! … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 14-18

Monday – Make your way up to Baltimore to visit the Maryland Science Center, where your crew can explore a variety of exhibits, play in the Kids Room, see an IMAX movie, and much more. Hours are 10am – 5pm. … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: April 12-13

It’s a peak time to be in DC! The city is beautiful this time of year, and there are loads of ways to enjoy it — Cherry Blossom events, museum programs, live entertainment, spring celebrations, and more. And be sure … Continue reading

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Tips for Families Viewing the Cherry Blossoms (2014)

[Note: This was originally posted in 2011 (hence, the now outdated Lost reference) and updated each year. And since the tips always apply, I'm re-posting yet again with a couple more minor updates.] Taking the family to the National Mall … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 7-11

Monday – With rain in the forecast, head to an old standby, the National Museum of Natural History. Visit the Dinosaur exhibit while you can — on April 28, it’s closing for five years as it undergoes renovations. Of course, … Continue reading

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