Browsing Category : January

Winter Wanders


  The transition from russet leaves to rosy cheeks will soon be complete. Holiday memory makers and winter wonders to explore are at hand. Check out our Winter Wanders collection of local and semi-local activities. Brave the outdoors or find warm indoor activities that will keep boredom at bay.

Winter Walk of Lights


Cold, fresh air awaits. Step into holiday magic by taking your family for a walk among over 750,000 magical lights. An annual display with several years of crafted expansion, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens knows how to present a magnificent display. It’s one of the best Christmas light experiences in the D.C. area, making it worth the drive.Dress for the cold and…

Outdoor Adventure at Seneca Creek


  This park offers the ultimate outdoor day of play and has plenty of shade and water to keep you cool. Pack up the car (picnic, roller skates, boards, fishing gear, small boats, volleyball, bikes, and whatever else you can fit), drive about an hour, then let the kids run their little hearts out. The playground alone is worth the…

Homestead Winter Birthday


She saw an ad in a magazine. It looked like a castle to her. “Virginia’s Great Dame”, it declared. All she knew was that she needed to go to this magnificent place. She requested it for her birthday. It took me flipping through several magazines (only after Google let me down) and finally, I figured out that the “Great Dame”…