Hotenough to fry an egg on your sidewalk? Here are some fun summeractivities to help you beat the heat and keep your family cool in the scorching weather.
GiveFido a Bath
Outside,of course! Grab the hose, some pooch shampoo and meet the family inthe backyard to accomplish the mission of making Fido squeaky clean.I can garuntee, Fido will appreciate the cool water on a hot day too.
There’snothing more invigorating than a little competition in a waterballoon toss. Even if you don’t catch the balloon and win, at leastyou’re cooling off! Everyone wins! Grab some neighbor friends formore splashing fun!
Headto a Local Water Park
Whetheryou live in Maryland, Virginia or DC, there’s a fun water park or water play area near you.
Visitthe National Aquarium in Baltimore
Watchingall the fish, sharks and dolphins play in the water is a great way tokeep the family cool. To cool off, check out the National Aquarium’s dolphin show!
GoTubing Down a River
Thisis a fun day trip idea. Grab some tubes and head down the ShenandoahRiver for a lazy-river experience in nature.
Anothergreat day trip idea is to go to either Baltimore or Annapolis and jump aboard a REALpirate ship at Urban Pirates or Pirate Adventures of the Chesapeake Bay! The breezewill feel great to the adults, and the kids can enjoy face painting,games, water cannons, and more!