Best Summer Day Trips for DC Families
Itching for a day away from DC? Check out our favorite summer day trips.
8 Great Water Parks for Kids in the DC Area
Beat the heat with water slides, wave pools, tubing fun, and more.
The Best Things to Do in DC in June with Kids
Enjoy museum reopenings, Father's Day fun, and more in DC.
17 Splash Pads and Spraygrounds to Beat the DC Summer Heat
Splash pads and spraygrounds are back in the DC area in 2021.
Summer Camps for Preschoolers Near Washington DC
With these options, you're sure to find a fit for your first-time camper.
Family-Friendly Campgrounds Near DC
These nearby locations offer an inexpensive and safe way to bond outdoors.
Destination Playgrounds in the DC Area: 15 Play Spaces Worth the Trip
These 15 playgrounds are must-visits for kids of all ages and abilities.
DC Area Playgrounds That Received Upgrades in 2020-21
Upgrades to these play areas mean more fun for families.
25+ Water Games for Kids To Play All Summer Long
Splish-splash! We've got 25+ fun water games to try with the kids.
Best Beach Gear and Hacks for Families with Young Kids
Here's the stuff that's actually worth hauling to the beach with kids.
30+ Things To Do in Cape May, NJ, with Kids
Beautiful beaches, historic lighthouse, free zoo, and more await in charming Cape May.
Ultimate Summer Play List: 100 Fun Activities for Kids
Get the summer fun started with 100 (mostly) FREE ways to pack more play into your day.
Outdoor Kids' Birthday Party Ideas for Summer Babies
Throw an amazing kids birthday party with these outdoor games and themes.
35 Great Summer Kids Movies for Family Movie Night
Trade popcorn for popsicles and watch a summer family flick.
35 Classic Backyard Games for Kids to Play Outside This Summer
Set them loose outdoors for these backyard games like Steal the Bacon.
The Best U-Pick Strawberry Farms near DC for Family Fun
You'll have a sweet time picking at these nearby farms.
Virginia Beach with Kids: 25 Things to do on a Family Vacation
Enjoy the sand but also myriad family activities, from mini golf to bike riding.
Summer Travel & Getaways
At-Home Summer Boredom Busters for Kids
July Fourth Fireworks on the National Mall: Best Spots to Watch Them in DC
Celebrate Independence Day this year with a great view of the fireworks over the National Mall.READ MORE
30 Free Things To Do with Kids in DC this Summer
Summer's here and it's time to enjoy these free adventures in DC.READ MORE
10 Great Lakes and Swimming Holes for DC Families
Kids can get their feet wet and more at these nearby swimming lakes. READ MORE
CaliCase: The Waterproof Phone Pouch Your Family Needs This Summer—Plus a Discount
This wearable floating waterproof case is a must.READ MORE
9 Family-Friendly Beaches Near DC
Here's where you can hit the shores for some summertime fun. READ MORE