Are you feeling the sadness of the end of summer? Don't worry, we've got you covered with five fun things to do in the area this week. 1. Visit the National Zoo - The zoo is back—with a brand-new panda cub too! Hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. with a last admittance at 3 p.m., visitors will be limited and there are new safety protocols in place. Entry passes are required as are face coverings for those … [Read more...] about 5 Things to do This Week in the DC Area
If you're looking for some affordable, perhaps even free things to do in DC, here are activities for every day this week. Some are family-friendly too and perfect for kids currently at home. Enjoy! Monday - Learn something new (virtually!) at the Anacostia Community Museum - The Anacostia Community Museum has an exhibit called "A Right to the City Digital Exhibit." You can learn how … [Read more...] about Local DC Area Activities for Every Day this Week
Washington's National Harbor has many opportunities for individuals and families to come out and have fun this summer. Five attractions that are particularly good for families are: 1. Take a water taxi: The Potomac Riverboat Company offers water taxi rides between Alexandria and the National Harbor. The rides are around 20 minutes and a great way to get out and enjoy some fresh air with … [Read more...] about Five Things to Do at the National Harbor this Summer
Here's our list of things to do with kids in Baltimore from attractions to festivals, family friendly restaurants and even a few suggestions on where to sleep when you're ready to crash. Go wild for art at the three-day free Artscape street festival See art at its most kooky and kinetic at the American Visionary Art Museum Ride the first mile of rail laid in America at the … [Read more...] about 37 Things to Do with Kids on a Road Trip to Baltimore
Summers in the Washington, D.C. area can be brutally hot and humid. There is no better outdoor fun than to enjoy the day swimming or splashing around in the cool waters of the many splash fountains scattered around the city. Here is a list of the main locations for you to visit this summer. We'll add more as we discover them. Palisades Spray Park - 5200 Sherier Place … [Read more...] about Splash Fountains/Pools in or Near Washington, D.C.
Wow, the biggest decision when planning an inexpensive trip to Washington is where to begin because there are so many options that the kids--and adults--will enjoy. Here are some suggestions on how to get started: 1--If you don’t mind spending some money up front you can get a discount card for each family member for a Washington DC Explorer Pass. This entitles you to up to 40% discount on 14 … [Read more...] about 17 Free or Cheap Things to Do With Kids in Washington, DC This Summer
Cinemark opens the doors on its Summer Movie Clubhouse with 10 family-friendly flicks for $5, when purchased in advance. Punchcards for the $5-for-10 movie special are available at participating theaters' box offices or online. Without a punchcard, it's still a great deal at $1 per film. The 10-week film fest begins in late May or early June (depending on location) with screenings starting at 10 … [Read more...] about Summer Movie Clubhouse at Cinemark: 10 Kid Flicks for $5
When school's out, there's nothing better than a morning at the movies to keep the kids entertained. Regal Entertainment Group has scheduled nine weeks of family-friendly movies at select theaters. During its Summer Movie Express, selected G- or PG-rated movies show at 10 a.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday. Tickets are just $1 each. The start dates vary by location, with most starting on June 6. … [Read more...] about $1 Kid Flicks This Summer at Regal Cinemas