Category Archives: Outdoor

The Weekend Round-Up: August 21-23

Summer break is winding down in DC, but this round-up of local fun around the area will help you and the kids make the most of these final days. Happy Weekend! Think Outside Where: Around the area When: Throughout the … Continue reading

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Over the Rainbow and Beyond at Watkins Regional Park

Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro, Md, was one of my early parent discoveries. And by parent discovery, I mean it took having a child to realize the place existed, even though I had lived in the area for years. … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 17-21

Monday – If you haven’t yet experienced The BEACH at the National Building Museum (or even if you have), head over and go for a swim! The installation taking up most of the Great Hall includes an “ocean” of nearly … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: August 14-16

Looking for a unique pursuit with the kids? There are lots of special events and activities going, and this round-up has all the deets. And if you’re seeking an adventure that’s tried and true, you can find plenty of ideas … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 10-14

Monday – Discover a DC “secret” in Upper Northwest. Amid a small wooded area at Palisades Park is The Glass Forest, a stunning collection of sculptures made from natural and scrap materials — it’s truly a must-see! Be sure to … Continue reading

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