Category Archives: Outdoor

Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 3-7

Monday – Spend what’s expected to be a scorcher of a day in a super cool place: The U.S. Navy Museum. Located on the Navy base in southeast DC, it’s a trove of fascinating exhibits. See an amazing collection of … Continue reading

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Make a Family Day of it at National Harbor this Summer

We’ve been to National Harbor several times since it opened back in 2008. The waterfront destination on the Potomac River in Prince George’s County, Md, hosts annual holiday events, was home to the National Children’s Museum for awhile, and has … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: July 27-31

Monday – Visit the U.S. Botanic Garden — one of our very favorite places in the city — where there’s plenty to enjoy both outdoors and in. Little ones kids can flex their green thumbs in the newly renovated outdoor … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: July 24-26

Savor the summer fun in the District and beyond! This round-up of special events and seasonal activities has all the details you need for making the most of your leisure time with the kids. Happy Weekend! Mars Day! Where: Air … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: July 20-24

Monday – Spend the hot day inside a cool (literally and figuratively) museum! Head to Chantilly for Air & Space exploration beyond the National Mall. The Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center showcases even more fascinating artifacts of flight than DC … Continue reading

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