Your Family Adventures- in Washington, D.C.

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DC/MD/VA Playgrounds

Sometimes, you just need a chance to run around. Finding a playground can be a welcome break for everyone in your party. Although there aren’t any playground near the National … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Address: 12th and Madison NW Washington DC Metro: Smithsonian or Federal Triangle (Orange/Blue), L’Enfant Plaza (Orange/Blue, Green/Yellow) Hours: 11am-5:30pm with some special events in the evenings Admission:Free Bathrooms: Porta-Potties or … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Live Theater for the Youngest Audiences

In one of those good luck meets “Why didn’t I know about this before?!?” a fellow playgroup Mom introduced me to “Arts on the Horizon” when we went to see … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Train Fun! Just in Time for National Train Day

I have a toddler, so it nearly goes without saying that we are train obsessed in this house! It doesn’t matter if it is the Metro train, Amtrak or Thomas … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Carousel on the National Mall

Address: 900 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC 20560 Metro: Smithsonian (Orange/Blue) Hours: 10am-6:00pm Admission: $3.50/ride Bathrooms: Available in nearby museums Food: Available at kiosks or in nearby museums Website: http://nationalcarousel.com/Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Northern Virginia Model Railroaders

Address: 2341 Dominion Road NE Vienna, VA 22180 (in the Historic Vienna Depot) Metro: Nothing too close, it is possible to take a bus from Vienna (Orange/Blue) Hours: Open only … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

FBI Building

Address: 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20535-0001 Metro: Federal Triangle (Orange/Blue), Metro Center (Orange/Blue, Red), Naval Memorial (Green/Yellow) Food: Available nearby Bathrooms: Available nearby Website: http://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/fbi-headquarters Filling the skyline … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment