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Explore the Great Wolf Lodge

A day of fun for families at the Williamsburg, Virginia resort Nearly everyone in the DMV has heard of Great Wolf Lodge in Williamsburg, Virginia....
Best Family Theme Parks in Mid-Atlantic: Hersheypark

12 Labor Day Weekend Getaways

Celebrate the end of summer by squeezing in one last trip over Labor Day. You don’t have to go far! There are so many...
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How to Take a Family Vacation During the School Year

More and more families are traveling during the school year. Here’s how to minimize the impact—and maximize the benefits—of school-year vacations. Last January, my family...
Children having a fun beach day.

Summer Adventure Essentials

Summer is a time to relax, let loose and have fun. The last thing you want to worry about on a family outing is...

What to Know Before a Family Road Trip

Summer is upon us, which means, for many American families, it’s time to hit the road. In fact, a 2021 CarInsurance.com survey of U.S....
Capital Camps and Retreat Center

Washington FAMILY: Summer Camp Directory Spotlights

  Summer adventures await in the DMV with a host of camp experiences for all ages, from religious and developmental to interest-based opportunities. Explore a...

6 Places to Commemorate Black History Month in the DMV with Your Family

    February commemorates Black History Month, an ideal time to experience one of the DMV’s many related history and cultural sites with the family. Of...
DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies Official Recipe

DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

One of the many disappointments of the coronavirus pandemic is that families have had to cancel their travel plans. Parents and kids are feeling...

SEA & SPACE: A Cocoa Beach, Florida, Vacation

Give me a beach vacation anywhere and I’ll be divinely happy, sprawled on a lounge chair, a salty breeze ruffling my hair. Doing nothing...
SkySquad wants to improve the airport experience for families traveling with young children

SkySquad provides parents a helping hand at Dulles Airport

If you've ever wished for an extra set of hands at the airport, you're in luck. SkySquad, a new concierge service, launched earlier this...