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Blogs & Sites
Location: 3200 Chesapeake Street, NW, Washington, DC
The Forest Hills Playground is a nice-sized playground for little ones. It is fenced in and there is a good bit of shade and space for children to run around, plus a basketball court - which is...
Location: 2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 414, Arlington, VA
The Arlington County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources (PRCR) operates parks, community and recreation centers, and fitness centers throughout the County. PRCR offers clas...
Location: 1644 31st Street, NW, Washington, DC
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, completed in 1816 by Thomas Peter and his wife Martha Custis Peter, granddaughter of Martha Washington, was designed by Dr. William Thornton, the first ar...
Location: 1000 Jefferson Drive, SW, Washington, DC
Completed in 1855, the original Smithsonian Institution Building, popularly known as "the Castle" and centrally located on the National Mall, today houses the Smithsonian Information Center - a...
Location: 900 Jefferson Drive, SW, Washington, DC
Note: The building's exhibition halls are currently closed for renovations.
A landmark structure of red brick and Ohio sandstone, the Arts and Industries Building (originally kno...
Location: 2500 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Amenities at the Banneker Community Center include two lighted basketball courts, eight tennis courts, a lighted athletic field, a playground and picnic area, a computer lab, a multipurpose roo...
Location: 2311 14th Street, NE, Washington, DC
Amenities at the Brentwood Recreation Center include one lighted basketball court, a baseball field, two playgrounds (one for tots, and one for older kids), a tennis court, a computer center, a...
Location: 2450 Lyttonsville Road, Silver Spring, MD
The Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center offers open gym activities, arts and crafts, exercise/leisure classes, group support meetings and socials, area and county-wide sports programs, famil...
Location: 5200 Glover Road, NW, Washington, DC
Rock Creek Park Nature Center consists of six locations: The Nature Center proper, Peirce Barn Visitor Contact Station, Old Stone House, Dumbarton Oaks, Military Field, and Glover-Archibold Par...
Location: 1501 Maine Avenue, SW, Washington, DC
Get a ducks-eye-view of the sights around the Tidal Basin - including the spectacular cherry blossoms - by taking a spin on a foot-powered paddle boat rented at Tidal Basin Paddle Boats.
Location: South End of 15th Street, SW, Washington, DC
If you can keep the kids awake, a nighttime visit to The Jefferson Memorial, decked out in a wardrobe of light, is truly magical.
This relatively new edifice (planning started in 1934, ...
Location: 7506 St. Philip's Court, Early Childhood Campus, Falls Church, VA
The Corpus Christi School offers a values-driven environment rooted in Christian values. The school, which is part of the Arlington Catholic Diocese, is a regional school and while the school s...
Location: West End of the Mall, Washington, DC
The 36 columns around the Lincoln Memorial represent the states in the Union at the time of Lincoln's death; their names are carved in the frieze directly above. The names of the 48 states in t...
Location: 15th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
The Washington Monument is one of Washington's most popular tourist attractions, not only because of its fascinating history, but because it's one of the few places in DC with enough height to ...