Posts filed under:Bubbly Babies

Wolf Trap

Children’s Theatre-in-the-woods is Wolf Trap’s calendar of kid friendly musical events throughout the summer. From alphabet songs to ballet and story pirates, you’ll find something for kids of all ages. Schedule of events Hours: most events are at 10:30am on most […]

National Arboretum

Looking for a huge outdoor space to run around in, this is it! At the Arboretum you’ll find gardens, forests, monuments as well as the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum that houses a wonderful collection of bonsai (Japanese art) and […]

United States Botanic Garden

A beautiful outing no matter what time of year. They have a variety of exhibits inside the Conservatory that is nicely designed to walk around and learn about different varieties of plants, flowers and their environments. There is also a lovely […]

Smithsonian National Zoo

A great place for the whole family to enjoy if you all love animals. It’s a good walk up and down hills for those walking (and wanting exercise), and a fun visual exploration for those in strollers. They seem to have […]

Storytime at Hooray For Books

As well as having the best collection of kids books, Hooray for Books also has some fun storytimes where picture books are read aloud with the kind of enthusiasm I am beginning to lack when reading to my little one. Plus […]

Chinquapin Park Recreation Center

As well as lots of outdoor running around space the center has the following: • Soft playroom (kids 5 and under) • 25 meter pool • Fitness center • 3 racquetball courts • outdoor basketball and volleyball courts • 4 tennis courts • 4 open fields […]

Old Town Alexandria Waterfront Parks

Old Town has an array of waterfront parks that vary in proximity to amenities. What they all have in common is they are all along the Mount Vernon bike trail (great if you’re out for a bike ride or stroller stroll) and they […]

Bon Vivant Cafe + Farm Market

Looking for a great place to eat with your kids? Bon Vivant has a dedicated (sound proofed!) kid’s room where parents and kids can eat, and the kids can run around and no one will care! Great place for play dates, […]

River Farm Horticultural Society

River Farm is a fantastic place to let your kids run around, and it’s free! Just up the GW Parkway from Mount Vernon (between Old Town and Mount Vernon) it has views that rival those found at Mount Vernon. They have […]