Tag Archives: Northern Virginia Parks

Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 16-20

Monday – Visit the National Arboretum on one of the two weekdays it’s open to the public (it’s closed Tuesday – Thursday). See the lovely Asian collection, visit the Washington Youth Garden and play in the natural playground, romp at … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 9-13

Along with these suggestions for weekday activities, keep The Great Indoors list handy in case rainy weather hampers any outdoor plans. Monday – Hit the playground at Wheaton Regional Park. Two levels of slides, climbing nets, monkey bars, swings, and … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 2-6

Monday – Hike among the woods and wetlands of Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria. Turtles, frogs, and birds are among the wildlife you could see. Stop by the nature center for even more exhibits and animal encounters. The park is … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 28 – May 1

Monday – Roam around the lovely grounds, view wildlife in the ponds, and visit the Korean Bell Garden at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna. Admission is $5/adults, $2.50/ages 7-17 and seniors, free for ages 6 and under. Hours are 10am … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 17-21

Monday – You can’t beat a movie on a foul-weather day, and even better when it’s on the really big screen. You’ve got your choice of several playing right now: Flight of the Butterflies 3D, The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D, … Continue reading

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