Every season is a good season to explore the National Arboretum, though springtime does kinda rule! Everything’s in bloom, colors as far as the eye can see, bees buzzing, temps perfect for strolling through the beautiful park. At only 15 or so minutes from the Gateway Arts District, it’s a great destination when you just want to go and enjoy the great outdoors.
Exploring the Great Outdoors at Greenbelt Park! When the warmer weather arrives, we’ll all be itching to enjoy the outdoors, amirite?!? Lucky for us, we’ve got a ton of great, local options to do just that, including nearby Greenbelt Park! With nine miles of trails and three picnic areas, it’s a great place to […]
Searching for a day trip or two from Route 1 and the DC Metro Area? An off-season visit to Sandy Point State Park is a great destination to put on your day trip list. Kids can play in the sand as you take in beautiful views of the Cheasapeake Bay Bridge!
A while back, we rode our bikes to explore University Hills Duck Pond Park in Hyattsville. We entered the park at 3400 Stanford Street and came across this fun playground area. Two playground sets; one for the toddler crew and another for the 5+ crowd.
We’re pretty excited to check out the upcoming solar eclipse, especially as there are so many local places that are hosting viewing events – like the ones noted below! Check ’em out! You’ll notice many of the events start before the actual eclipse time (2ish though some more in the know are putting their money […]
Me and the little lady stopped by the Patuxent Research Refuge in Laurel earlier this week for one of their free Tiny Tots programs. The program is described as a way for “children to learn about wildlife at the refuge through fun and interactive songs and rhyming.” After gathering in a semi-circle, instructor Ms. Diana Ogilvie kicked things off with some purdy fascinating facts about birds. Afterwards, we headed outside to collect more sticks and catch some sunbeams on the Refuge on a wonderfully, sunny day.