Category Archives: Kids Rec/Family Fun

University of Virginia Grounds, Charlottesville, Virginia

Top 13 Charlottesville Museums & Attractions

Enjoy lots more family fun in the Charlottesville area – Zoos & Aquariums, Historic Attractions, Interactive Kids Museums, Swimming Pool Guide, Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Charlottesville, Artsy Daytrips In and Around Charlottesville and more!

Days Out With Dad

Enjoy a Charlottesville Dad’s fresh perspective on honoring special occasions with the gift of an experience rather than a fleeting gift item. Time together sharing an experience like a trip to the zoo or a special hike is a great way to learn, to connect with one another and to build fun memories to last […]

Visit the Science Museum of Virginia with Kids

Your children can explore science while having fun with hundreds of unique, hands-on STEAM exhibits at the Science Museum of Virginia. Enjoy lots more family fun in Richmond and Central Virginia with these great day trip guides – Zoos & Aquariums, Historic Attractions, Interactive Kids Museums and more!

Virginia County Fairs, cow with prize ribbons on halter

Virginia County Fairs to Visit This Summer

Celebrate agricultural heritage and country life at fairs across the Commonwealth, where you can see tractors pull, pigs race, and poultry march, as well as eat local cuisine and browse local artists. Our CharlottesvilleFamily Guide to County Fairs will help you find the perfect country fair event for your family. Enjoy lots more family fun […]

Best Children’s Museums in Virginia

Learn & play at these kid-friendly Virginia children’s museums! Living in Charlottesville, we are perfectly placed to explore fun, interactive and educational museums without having to drive too far. Here in our guide to Virginia Children’s Museums are some of the best children’s museums in Virginia you don’t want to miss with your adventurous kids. […]

Charlottesville Area Berry & Fruit Picking Guide

Liberty Mills Farm (Somerset)Pick your own strawberries in May and enjoy yummy popcorn, fudge, and ice cream. Be sure to check out the Strawberry Fest in late May each year and the Sunflower Festival from the end of August to the beginning of September. 434-882-6293, libertymillsfarm.com The Market at Grelen (Somerset)Starting with blueberries, the berry […]

Artsy Daytrips In & Around Charlottesville

8 CREATIVE DAY TRIPS FOR ARTSY KIDS Some of my favorite Christmas gifts as a child were those arts and crafts kits where you created something out of pieces. I loved the feeling of holding a finished product that I created with my own two hands, and, even more, I loved being able to share […]

Dinosaur statues fighting at Dinosaur land

Dinosaur Museums, Day Trips, Parks & Easy Dinosaur Crafts

If you are a parent of young children, chances are you have a dinosaur fan or two in your house. Luckily, you do not have to go far to experience some dinosaur day trip fun and exploration! These dinosaur fossil-themed day trips are easy to get to and sure to leave a lasting impression on […]