Tag Archives: Things to do with Kids in Maryland

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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Take Your Pick this Strawberry Season

It’s probably no surprise that strawberry season is beginning later than usual at most area farms this year after the winter we experienced. However, with pick-your-own fields open at a couple of locales and more welcoming guests this weekend, the … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: May 12-16

Monday – Explore the history of mail at the National Postal Museum. It’s a perfect outing with little ones — the museum isn’t very big and overwhelming, and there are numerous interactive exhibits to keep young guests engaged. Plus, it’s … 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: May 5-9

Monday – Enjoy the spring weather at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. Go on a nature walk among the ponds filled with giant lily pads and other interesting marsh plants and look for geese, great blue herons, turtles, frogs, and tiny … Continue reading

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