Northern Virginia Summer of Love


“LIFE IS REALLY SIMPLE, BUT WE INSIST ON MAKING IT COMPLICATED.” – Wisdom of Confucius Summertime. In Northern Virginia, summers are about days of adventure and nights dancing with fireflies. It’s about finding new favorite things and places in an area of endless Tom Sawyer choices; about afternoon thunderstorms, farm days and fishing trips. From kayaking to Washington, D.C. tour…

Twilight Polo at Great Meadow


Saturday nights were made for watching polo with family and friends. Great Meadow is the perfect setting for your picnic while you enjoy some wine and watch the game. At halftime, they always have an interactive activity for the children.Don’t forget to bring your dance shoes. Dancing begins in the pavilion after the game and runs though the night. At…

Tidal Basin Paddle Boating


Swan boats have arrived at the Tidal Basin and paddle boats rentals are open for business! Save yourself a major headache by making boat reservations and purchasing guaranteed parking in advance. Of course, the best time to paddle is during the cherry blossom season, so plan ahead and you’ll be able to enjoy this activity despite the crowds. Paddle boating…

Shenandoah Hiking | Dark Hollow Falls


Ready to branch out a bit with the kids and move up from your neighborhood walking trail? Dark Hollow Falls trail offers beautiful scenery while following along a creek to a picturesque waterfall. This trail is well maintained and is not too challenging for little people on foot. Trail safety includes watching out for mud and keeping everyone on the trail.  You…

Horseback Riding in Shenandoah


Escape the heat, relax, and take in the fresh, calming air while you observe nature on horseback. One of the most enjoyable things to do in Shenandoah, horseback riding lets you observe the beauty of your surroundings with very little effort.  You do not need to know how to ride a horse. The guide and associates will help you with…

Great Country Farms


Play hard. That’s the name of the game at this farm. Giant tube slides echo the squeals of children (and adults). Pedal karts make you work your way around the track to reward you with a fast coast after you cross a bridge. An indoor pen is filled with corn for the hauling with toy trucks and tractors. Meet and…