Frying Pan Farm Park

Spring is in the air and new babies are on the farm. Frying Pan Farm Park is one of our favorite outdoor places in the D.C. metro area. Frying Pan preserves and interprets farm life of the 1920s to 1950s and is the home to a wide range of animals including, horses, pigs, turkeys, chickens, peacocks, goats, sheep, and rabbits. Kids love getting up close to the … Continue reading Frying Pan Farm Park

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