Category Archives: Kids Rec/Family Fun

Indoor waterpark at massanutten

Massanutten Water Park

Massanutten Outdoor Water Park From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, visitors can cool off from the summer heat at the outdoor water park. For a low-key option, families can settle into White Caps, a beach-style experience where they can wade and enjoy three-foot-high waves or simply relax in the hot springs. For visitors […]

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 […]

Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Va, young girls admiring the water garden

Visit Agecroft Hall with Kids

Imagine being so taken with the idea of an English country house that you dismantled it piece by piece and shipped it across the Atlantic Ocean. This is just what Virginians Elizabeth (Bessie) and Thomas C. Williams, Jr. did in 1925. They purchased Agecroft Hall, a 16th-century manor house in Lancashire, England, sight unseen, and […]

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 Booker T. Washington National Monument with Kids

To celebrate Black history in Virginia, explore the humble beginnings of Booker T. Washington: born a slave on the Burroughs farm in 1856, he grew up to become the most prominent African-American educator and orator of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. About Booker T. Washington When Booker T. Washington was a child, the […]

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, Charlottesville Attractions for Families,  and more!

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. […]