Lots of kid-friendly fun to be had this weekend along Route 1! Family Campfire at Watkins Regional Park, Arts Drop-In in College Park, Illumination Day in North Brentwood, Battle of the DMV in Greenbelt, Greenbelt Green Man Festival & more!
Are your kids excited about being home for spring break but you’re starting to worry about how you’re going to fill the days? Then have no fear! Route One Fun’s 2019 Spring Break Guide’s got you covered with plenty of fun spring break activities along Maryland’s Route 1 Corridor, DC & beyond (couple of day-trip […]
Get a head start on your family-fun weekend plans along the Route 1 corridor now! Plenty of great ideas for fun outside and in! PG Culture Playdate in North Brentwood, Puppet Show in College Park, Nature Center in Mount Rainier, Children’s Film Festival in Greenbelt & more! Annnnddd Route One Fun’s 2019 Summer Camp Guide is now up and full of great local camps for summer fun!
With snow continuing into this evening in Maryland and a snow day already called for Prince George’s County Public Schools, here’s a list of great places to go sledding along Route 1 as recommended by Route One Fun readers themselves! Know of other places? Enter your recommendation in comments below and I’ll add to the […]
Searching for something different to do with (or without) your guests over the holidays? Then consider exploring the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC (it’s free, though donation welcomed). Open to all, the Franciscan Monastery is full of amazing architecture, incredibly beautiful stained glass windows, breathtaking art, relics of pilgrimages from around the world, shrines that make room for you to spend a moment and grounds that remind you of what it’s like to feel peaceful (except if you have a 4-year old child nipping at your proverbial heels. Tips on visiting with kids, below…).
Kids love – we love – the Wizard of Oz-themed playground at Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro yet! If you haven’t checked it out yet, here’s a peek at what you’ve got to look forward to at this truly amazing, huge, colorful and creative playground!
Big ole carnival full of tilt-a-whirls, Viking boats, bumper cars and funnel cakes is coming soon to Hyattsville’s University Town Center, May 2nd – May 13th. While the website here doesn’t note the precise location at UTC, last year’s traveling carnival set up shop in the parking lot across from Town Center Wine & Spirit […]
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.
Last Sunday, March 18th, marked the groundbreaking for the new Wells Run playground in University Park. As you can see, looks like work has already begun to bring this new, multi-age playground to life! Multi-Aged Playground Coming to University Park From what I’ve gathered, they expect for the new playground to be up and ready […]
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 […]