Category Archives: Virginia

Wander & Wonder at Green Spring Gardens

A few weeks ago, as I was updating The Best Places in the DC Area to Enjoy a Beautiful Day Outdoors with the Kids, I did a quick read through the comments and realized something: My memory is shot. Because … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 11-15

Monday – Head on down to the county fair. Both the Montgomery and Prince William County Fairs are going on right now, with everything from carnival rides to farm animals to live entertainment. And it’s Family Day at Montgomery, when … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: August 8-10

A little vacation time doesn’t get in the way of keeping you abreast of DC fun. Here’s what’s happening back home this weekend, and the Everyday Page is always a good browse for more ongoing pursuits. Happy Weekend! Fair Play … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Wintergreen Summer Getaway with a Toddler

[Note: This post was written by Erika Lloyd, a Washington, DC-based freelance writer and parent.] Before my daughter’s birth, I was a big fan of road trips. Actually, I was a fan of any travel. Now, when I dream of … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 4-8

Monday – Pick some produce at a local farm. Peaches, blueberries, and blackberries are among the fruits that are available now, and just about all the farms in this post about strawberry picking have something ripe and ready for harvest. … Continue reading

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