Zoo/Farms/Colonial Farms

    National Zoo Free Admission/$25 parking, FONZ memberships perks include free parking, special events, unlimited carousel rides, discounts, and more. Daily programs will keep you informed on what’s happening, where, when, and how you can take part. The Zoo offers classes, camps, and snore and roar sleepovers for all ages.  Watch for seasonal events like Boo in the Zoo and Zoo Lights. The Zoo is home … Continue reading Zoo/Farms/Colonial Farms

Nature Centers

Hidden Oaks  FREE/$FEE for camps and some classes, nestled inside the 52-acre Annandale District Park in Annandale, VA. You’ll find live animal displays, exhibits, a pond, creeks, woodland trails, gardens, a resource library, a rain garden, and a play area. The play area decorated with trees, logs, and a mushroom table and stools that is stocked with costumes, puzzles, and toys. Hidden Oaks offers classes, camps, … Continue reading Nature Centers

Museums

National Museum of the American Indian-FREE-Visitors to the center can explore some of these ingenious adaptations through a variety of hands-on activities: Weave a giant basket to learn about the various styles of basketry. Explore different modes of transportation like snowshoes and skateboards. Sit inside a full-sized tipi and learn about the buffalo. And stamp your imagiNATIONS passport with real tribal seals as you journey through the … Continue reading Museums