In tribute to all the rain we’ve been getting in the DC area over the past few weeks, I thought it would be a good idea to put together a list of activities you can do with the family on days you would rather not be walking around in the rain. Here are my top 4 picks for great indoor family fun activities. more… »
It’s Labor Day Weekend, which means there will be an abundance of patriotic festivals. But for those of you looking to shake things up a bit, we’ve discovered a Beatles inspired music tribute. This musical festival is trading Abbey Road for the Gaylord National Resort in Washington DC. more… »
Wow, I still really cannot believe that the Washington dc area experienced an earthquake this week. I’ve been born and raised on the east coast and only knew of earthquakes to exist on the WEST coast. Actually, when the whole thing was happening, I was convinced that the vibrations and rumbling I felt was coming from the kitchen in the restaurant I was dining at. The idea that I was going to be blown up from a kitchen malfunction did not even allow me to consider that this crazy “train” like sensation might have been an act of nature. Anyway, everyone was fine and unharmed for the most part.
A lot of tourists visit Washington DC without ever realizing that there is more to the Metro area than just the District of Columbia. Northern Virginia has a lot to offer those who are visiting the area. Yes, it’s true; Washington DC does not hold a monopoly on great shopping, awesome restaurants, and fun family activities. more… »
I recently went on Onboard’s “DC it All” tour and LOVED IT. I’ve been living in the area for a good two years now and still had not had the opportunity to see what DC has to offer. I wanted to get my feet wet in the culture of it all so my husband and I decided to be a tourist for a day and go on this tour. more… »
The most famous and important residence in the United States, the White House is an awe-inspiring destination in and of itself. Planning a White House visit requires advance planning as all White House tours are by reservation only. more… »