The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal stretches 184.5 miles from Georgetown to Cumberland, Maryland, and Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park offers entertainment and recreation options for visitors all year. From April to October, you can take mule-drawn boat trips. Trails provide options for hikers, bikers and jobbers. The park has seven visitors centers spread among its length. … [Read more...] about Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park
Sports and Recreation
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.
U Don't Kno Jack is a comedy show featuring different types of standup. Each week of the month has a twist: l -- Normal stand up 2 -- Scenes from a TV 3 -- Live music on stage 4 -- Skip this joke 5 -- Wild 6 -- UHO Admission is free. 8 PM Wednesdays Town Tavern DC 2323 18th Street Northwest Washington, DC 20009 … [Read more...] about Free Comedy Wednesdays at U Don’t Kno Jack
Enjoy a 50-minute getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city with fresh air and stunning views of Washington, D.C.'s famous monuments from the Potomac River. On this outing, you'll pass the Washington Monument, Roosevelt Hall, Titanic Memorial and more, all accompanied by fun facts about the history of our nation's capitol. And if you find yourself hungry or thirsty, there's a full bar and … [Read more...] about Discounts on a Daytime Cruise along the Potomac River
Need to stretch your legs--or let a horse do the walking while you enjoy a ramble in the woods? The 4.4-square-mile Rock Creek Park has 32 miles of trails and an infinite number of loops to choose from. Mount up at the Rock Creek Horse Center, enjoy lunch in one of the picnic areas, or expand your knowledge in the Nature Center or Planetarium. … [Read more...] about Explore Rock Creek Park on Foot, Bike or Horseback