Tag Archives: DC Area Nature Centers

Explore the Woods and Wetlands at Huntley Meadows Park

I’m a big proponent for getting outdoors no matter the time of year, and when it’s a sunny, 60+ degree day during the winter, well, that’s a no-brainer. The recent spate of warmish weather around Christmas was a perfect case-in-point, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: February 11-15

Monday – Show the kiddos relics from your childhood at the National Museum of American History, where collections include some of the best toys and games of our days of yore. While you’re there, check out some of the other … Continue reading

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A Wildlife Fix at Long Branch Nature Center

  One day a few weeks ago,  Sasha asked if we could visit some animals. It was one of those 100-degree days, so the obvious places — the Zoo and area farms — were out.  I thought about where else … Continue reading

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