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Blogs & Sites
Location: 2000 Shorefield Road, Silver Spring, MD
Wheaton Regional Park has something for everyone - depending on which part you're in.
The Shorefield Road entrance leads to four miles of paved trails for walkers, strollers, and bicyc...
Location: 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD
Location: 5015 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Politics & Prose is one of DC's best-loved independent bookstores. Fortunately for parents, they also have a fabulous children's section, complete with a secret cubbyhole under the stairs for s...
Location: 1529 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC
The DCJCC, as it's better known, offers a plethora of family activities. Family swim and gym times, playgroups, and special holiday activities make this a great place to be and belong.
Location: 3422 North 13th Street, Arlington, VA
Y programs are extremely family-oriented. Kids and adults alike can play soccer or micro-soccer, take lessons in karate and jujitsu, and more.
The outdoor pool is open from Memor...
Location: 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
After a two-year, $85 million renovation of the heart of the building, the National Museum of American History re-opened in 2008. Visitors now enter the museum through a five-story, sky-lit atr...
Location: 2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC
The Kennedy Center, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River, is America's living memorial to President Kennedy, in addition to being the nation's busiest arts facility, and presenting...
Location: 227 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA
Jammin' Java is a music venue presenting local, regional, and nationally touring acts seven nights a week, as well as a variety of popular children's concerts daily, Monday-Friday, with special...
Location: Glen Echo Park , 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD
The Puppet Co. operates year-round, offering nine different shows per year. Advance reservations for these are strongly recommended; a non-paid, no obligation reservation can be made up to two ...
Location: 4041 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA
Location: 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
The Newseum - a 250,000-square-foot museum of news - offers museum-goers an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits. Featuri...
Location: 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, AFIP, Building 54, Washington, DC
Note: As of April 3, 2011, the museum is closed in preparation for its move to Silver Spring. The museum is scheduled to reopen in the Forest Glen Annex in the fall of 2011.
Location: Washington, DC
Colorful anecdotes, humorous stories, and historical information, and the chance to discover Washington at your own pace are some of the lures for taking an Old Town Trolley Tour. Convenient s...
Location: 7101 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD
A combination toy store and workshop that lets kids create their own stuffed animals, Build-a-Bear offers both drop-in fun and party options for little cuddlers.
Bears and other stuffab...