Category Archives: Outdoor

Make a Great Day of it with Ruddy Duck’s New Adventure Packages

As much as I enjoy planning our excursions around DC and surrounding areas, sometimes it’s really nice to have the logistics coordinated for me. Especially when the day’s outing is devised by people who really know a locale and its … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: May 9-13

Monday – Spend some time outdoors at the National Arboretum. Go for nature walks through the woods, visit the Washington Youth Garden, romp in open green spaces and at the old Capitol columns…so many ways to enjoy one of the … Continue reading

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PYOP: Pick Your Own Produce at These Local Farms (2016)

The pick-your-own produce season starts with strawberries in the spring, then continues with more delicious fruits and veggies in the summer and fall. Heading out to the farm to do some picking is among my favorite seasonal activities with the … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: May 6-8

A fantastic mix of events and activities will brighten things up around here…along with sunshine (fingers crossed!) just in time for the special day. Happy Weekend! And a Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms! Flower Mart Where: National Cathedral … Continue reading

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Experience 18th-Century Living History at Claude Moore Colonial Farm

It’s one thing to learn about the past through books, at a museum, or a visit to a historic site. It’s something else entirely to engage with history in an immersive way that makes you feel as if you’ve been … Continue reading

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