Tag Archives: DC Family Activities

Soar with the Wind at iFLY Loudoun

A little tidbit of info about me: I am afraid of heights. Like heart-dropping-into-stomach, knees-turning-to-rubber scared anytime there is more than about 15 feet of space between the ground and my feet. I have mini panic attacks when my kids … Continue reading


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Tips for Families Viewing the Cherry Blossoms (2016)

[Note: This was originally written in 2011 (hence, the now very outdated Lost reference) and has been updated every year since. But because the tips always apply, I'm re-posting yet again, just with a few more minor updates.] Taking the … Continue reading

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Glow Time: Giant Bunnies Will Light up The Yards Park

The Yards Park is becoming known for its eclectic presentations of public art and experiences (think Laser Cat and Tour de Fat), and they’re doing it again over the next couple of weeks, through March 6, with an installation melding … Continue reading

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Animal Close-Ups & Crocs at the National Geographic Museum

If you don’t get off the well trodden museum path of the National Mall every now and then, you could miss out on some amazing exhibitions in other areas around DC. One place where you can just about always count … Continue reading

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A Glimpse into Rock Creek’s Past at Peirce Mill

There are so many things to love about Rock Creek Park. That it’s a beautiful natural oasis smack in the middle of a bustling city is an overarching appeal. But the features within — miles of trails, opportunities galore for … Continue reading

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