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These posts are potential family field trip locations that might be within driving distance of the D.C. area or vacation destinations!

Visit to “The Wilds” in Ohio

We just returned from a fantastic Road Trip that took us to destinations from Ohio to Colorado to South Dakota to Minnesota. I’ll post a picture here or there from the scenic parts of the trip starting with one from our visit to The Wilds Conservation Park. Sadly, I can’t remember exactly which type of...

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Fort McHenry


This weekend we visited Fort McHenry National National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, MD.  I thought I’d share a few pictures and my thoughts after our visit. This was a great start to our Fourth-of-July week because the kids learned the history and significance behind the writing of our National Anthem which we’ll hear...

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Harpers Ferry Train Tunnel

We had the opportunity to go to Harper’s Ferry last summer for the first time and we really enjoyed it!  We went in July so it was super hot – that was not a favorite part of the triplol… but the yummy, yummy snow cones we found were! Heat and snow cones aside, we were...

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St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church – Harper’s Ferry, WV

Today is a photo share from our recent trip to Harper’s Ferry National Historical Park in Harpers Ferry, WV.  We’ve lived in Purcellville almost 4 years and I can’t believe this was our first time venturing out to Harper’s Ferry.  It’s really very close (only maybe 35 minutes driving) and there is SO much to do...

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We LOVE Central Park!

We just returned home from an AMAZING weekend in New York City celebrating our twin daughters’ 7th birthday.  We’ve been to NYC several times in the past year but we keep finding new places to visit and explore.  New York City has SO many kid-friendly attractions.  Since our first visit to Central Park in May...

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