Category Archives: Virginia

The Weekend Round-Up: August 26-28

Whether you’re celebrating a great first week of school, enjoying the final weekend of your summer break, or still going with the flow of the season, there are options galore for making the most of it. Celebrate our national parks … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 22-26

Monday – Savor the nice day at the National Arboretum. Explore the plant collections, go for nature walks through the woods, visit the Washington Youth Garden, and see the old Capitol columns. So many ways to enjoy one of the … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: August 19-21

And just like that summer break is coming to an end — for most of us in DC, anyway. But what an outstanding summer it’s been (besides the ridiculous heat). Ours included some great new experiences, a first sleep away … Continue reading

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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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The Weekend Round-Up: August 12-14

The weather will likely be a major factor in your weekend planning, so keep The Great Indoors list handy along with these ideas. Happy Weekend! All’s Fair Where: Montgomery, Prince William, & Howard Counties When: Throughout the weekend Admission: Varies … Continue reading

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