Category Archives: Fairfax County

Carousel at Frying Pan Farm Park

Did you know there is a carousel at Frying Pan Farm Park? Until this past summer we didn’t! We spent lots of time at Frying Pan Farm Park when my children were toddlers.  Then we moved out to the country and hadn’t made the hour-ish trek to the farm in a few years.  Last summer...

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Observation Tower

Another image from our recent visit to the Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly.  (and… GASP… another image with leaning verticals that I still love…losing my architectural photographer street cred I fear… lol). This tower is fun, especially with little ones who like to watch planes.  Depending on the weather, you can sometimes...

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A Waterfall at Frying Pan Farm Park

  This discovery last week was one that left me totally stunned. Did you know there is a waterfall at Frying Pan Farm Park?? I’ve been there at least 20 times with my children and I had no idea. Remember last week when I mentioned stumbling upon the visitor’s center that I also wasn’t aware...

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Space Shuttle Discovery

Yesterday my husband and I took our girls to see the Space Shuttle Discovery being flown over the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center.  It was a truly incredible experience to be there amidst thousands of people witnessing a moment in history.  I will post more about our family field trip another day (super...

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