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Best Winter Festivals in Washington, D.C.Experience the holidays in DC with ice sculptures, fireworks and parades at theses area winter festivals.
Best Thanksgiving Day Activities in Washington, D.C.Thanksgiving is the best holiday for spending time with family. The weather isn't too cold, everyone has off from work and school, and there is no gift-buying or costumes to worry about. Here are several ideas for fun activities to enjoy on Thanksgiving Day with your family.
Thanksgiving 2015 Visitor's Guide to Washington, D.C.Thanksgiving is a great time to visit Washington DC because the city isn't overrun by tourists like it is in the summer, and the weather isn't brutally hot. Check out some recommendations on fun Thanksgiving weekend activities. All of them are great for families, but some do require reservations or tickets that need to be booked in advance.
Best Pumpkin Patches in Washington, D.C.People impatiently wait for pumpkin season to return the minute it is ends. As soon as fall hits, it means pumpkin everything, from lattes to pies. One of the fun ways to celebrate the pumpkin is by taking a trip to a pumpkin patch.
Best Places for Acupuncture in Washington, D.C.While some don't think the traditional Chinese practice is actually effective, others swear by it. If you believe you have a serious medical condition, you should still consult a physician, but acupuncture can be a great supplemental treatment.
Best Scenic Drives Near Washington, D.C.Places like Vermont and Colorado are known for their breathtaking miles of trees, mountains and bodies of water. While there are beautiful parks in DC, they aren't all setup for a long leisure drive. But not too far out of the city you can bask in the glory of nature. Take a scenic drive through these locations near Washington D.C.
Best Places to Rent a Boat in Washington, D.C.Washington, D.C. is right on the Potomac River and down the road from Chesapeake Bay. With water so close by, of course people want to take advantage of it. You can swimming, fish, row, kayak and more. When you are looking for a place to rent a boat, these places are ready for you.
Best Free Labor Day Events in Washington, D.C.You don't have to spend Labor Day weekend laying around the house. Here are five fun, free activities you can attend in the D.C. area.
5 D.C. Area Day Trips to Take Before the Kids Go Back to SchoolYou can end this summer on a high note with historic sites, scientific discoveries or have an adventure. These day trips will end your summer on a high note.
5 Ways to Organize Every Room in Your HomeSpring cleaning paves the way for summer organizing, and it pays to utilize summertime sales to get the best deals when you want to organize your home.
How to Build the Perfect Backyard Tree HouseA backyard hideout is a childhood wonder. If you always dreamed of your own tree house as a child, consider fulfilling that wish by building one for your own kids.
Tips On How To Travel With Your PetSometimes it is fun to hit the open road or go on vacation with the family pet. There are so many things to see and do that can be more exciting if you bring the family pet with. Just make sure you are careful and prepared to travel with your pet.
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