Tag Archives: Northern Virginia Parks

Where to Play on the Weekdays: October 27-31

Monday – Wander around the beautiful grounds, play in the Children’s Garden, and enjoy a nice fall day outdoors at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Md. The park is open sunrise to sunset, the Visitor Center 9am – 5pm. Admission is … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: October 20-24

Monday – Visit the National Arboretum on one of the two weekdays it’s open to the public (it’s closed Tuesday – Thursday). Tour the plant collections, check out 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 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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