Category Archives: Washington D.C.

That “Day at National Harbor” Post


I finally got through my pictures from our visit to National Harbor last week.  Like I mentioned in the post about the carousel, you really could make a good day of it traveling to National Harbor with the kids when the weather is nice.  There is quite a lot to do.  Here is what we...

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Carousel at National Harbor

Last week we visited National Harbor one afternoon.  It was our first time there in about 2 years and much has changed since our last visit.  There is now the huge Capital Wheel ferris wheel, a Children’s Museum, a large television screen in the central plaza and a Carousel!  In addition to these new (to...

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Cherry Blossoms – Girl Scouts and Junior Rangers

On Monday we started our spring break with a day trip to the Tidal Basin in Washington D.C. to see the Cherry Blossoms.  Despite having lived in this region my entire life I’ve never gone downtown during the Cherry Blossom Peak except one drive-through on the way home from something a couple years ago (we...

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Bald Eagle


On a recent trip to Florida I was lucky enough to catch glimpses of 2 different Bald Eagles in flight as we drove the many miles from Florida back to Virginia.  It got me thinking about a trip last summer to the National Zoo where we had the opportunity to watch an Eagle feeding. One of...

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Conservation Carousel at the National Zoo

Last month we took our first trip of the year to the National Zoo in Washington DC.  It was a great day – Mother’s Day actually… and I’ve got quite a few fun pictures.  Today I’ll just share a few I took of one of the newest attractions, the “Conservation Carousel.” Funny thing is, I...

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