8 Turkey Trots in the Washington DC Area
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8 Turkey Trots in the Washington DC Area

Turkey Trots in the Washington, DC area offer a great opportunity to enjoy time with your community and support some great organizations. Many races feature both timed 5K runs and more casual walks. Some even include a virtual option so you can donate and race around your neighborhood without impacting Thanksgiving Day plans. No matter…

Kid-Friendly Halloween in the DC Area
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Kid-Friendly Halloween in the DC Area

Kid-friendly Halloween activities can be hard to find if you live in an apartment complex or busy neighborhood with few other kids. But Washington, DC has no shortage of daytime trick-or-treat events to celebrate spooky season.  Trick-or-Treat in Washington, DC Harbor Halloween: Do your little ones have trouble staying up late for Halloween fun? Take…

Where to Find the Best Fall Activities in Washington, DC
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Where to Find the Best Fall Activities in Washington, DC

Cozy sweaters, crackling fires, and pumpkin patches are back, and I’m ready to enjoy every second of it. Whether you are looking for spooky corn mazes, kid-friendly pumpkin patches, or picturesque apple orchards, this is the list of fall activities in DC for you. This post has been updated for Fall 2023 and will be…

The National Arboretum: an Escape from the City
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The National Arboretum: an Escape from the City

Washington, DC has a pretty wide breadth of green space including Rock Creek Park, the Capitol Crescent Trail, and smaller parks around the city. But I particularly enjoy the monstrous, 446-acre space that is The National Arboretum. There is a huge variety of plants, open space, and wooded areas and its size help eliminate city noise…

Discover Holiday Delights at the Baltimore Christmas Village
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Discover Holiday Delights at the Baltimore Christmas Village

Discover Holiday Delights at the Baltimore Christmas Village The festive Christmas Village in Baltimore is back for another year of shopping, holiday music, festive treats, and photos with Santa. This outdoor market celebrates both vendors originally from Europe as well as local artisans. Grab your whole family and head up to Baltimore for a day…

7 Opportunities for Holiday Giving in Washington, DC
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7 Opportunities for Holiday Giving in Washington, DC

It’s been a big year fighting a global virus, social injustice, and for many, economic uncertainty. Many of our friends and neighbors need our support, especially around the holiday season. If you are in a position to give this year, please consider helping some of these organizations make the holiday season a little brighter for…