Tag Archives: DC Area Parks

Where to Play on the Weekdays: September 29 – October 3

Monday – See the newest IMAX playing at the Smithsonian. Mysteries of the Unseen World just opened at the Johnson IMAX Theater in the Natural History Museum, and it’s sure to fascinate. Check the schedule for showtimes, as there are … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 30 – July 4

Monday – Play it cool at a spraypark! The Palisades Playground includes a wet area with a water slide, sprinklers, and get rave reviews. And the dry area sounds super fun, too. Hours are 10am – 7pm. Admission is free. … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: May 19-23

Monday – Go strawberry picking! Schlagel Farms in Waldorf, Md, always begins their pick-your-own season ahead of other area farms, and their berries are ripe and ready now. Fields are open daily 8am – 7pm. (And be on the lookout … Continue reading

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Riverside Recreation at Bladensburg Waterfront Park

On the recommendations of a couple of friends, our family visited Bladensburg Waterfront Park this past weekend. We didn’t know much about the park, except that it was located — as its name indicates — in Bladensburg, Md, on the … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: January 13-17

Monday – While it’s still warmish (compared to last week, anyway), take the kids to play amid the lovely wooded setting of Cabin John Regional Park. They can climb, swing, jump, slide, and run on the sprawling Adventure Playland. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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