Category Archives: Spring

Camping and Hiking and Bears (Oh, My!) in Shenandoah National Park

There are plenty of great destinations for camping with kids within an easy drive from DC, and one of the best is Shenandoah National Park. At nearly 200,000 acres, you really feel immersed in its glorious nature. There are woods … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 13-17

Monday – Spend the beautiful day outdoors at Burke Lake Park. Hike the trails, go for a spin on the carousel ($2), take a ride on the miniature steam engine ($3), romp on one of the playgrounds, and enjoy more … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: June 10-12

There’s a great mix of special events and activities to enjoy around the area over the next few days. And for even more ideas for family outings, check out this compilation of the best outdoor places and this big list … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 6-10

Monday – Jump the morning away at Flight Trampoline Park in Springfield, VA. This bouncy nirvana hosts Kid Flight sessions for children 46″ tall & under from 10am – 2pm Monday through Friday for $10/hour (includes accompanying adult). Tuesday – … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: June 3-5

I hope you’ve got a little time to spare because you’ll need it to read about all of the excellent events happening around the area this weekend. Pop culture, folk music, jazz, trucks, wine, space, nature, live entertainment, and local … Continue reading

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