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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 […]

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. […]

Child at an aquarium

The Best Zoos & Aquariums in Virginia

Daytrips for Kids in Virginia Whether you choose zoos, aquariums, or other museums, we hope you enjoy many daytrips in the Charlottesville area this spring and summer! Be sure to call or check websites to confirm hours, special event info, specific exhibit information and more before heading out. Check out plenty of other daytrip ideas […]

A Dozen Spring Daytrip Ideas

12 FAMILY-FRIENDLY DAYTRIP IDEAS IN THE CHARLOTTESVILLE AREA THIS SPRING Take advantage of the warmer weather and get out and about in the area this spring! Before the heat of summer comes in hot (no pun intended) plan a few fun family outings. Enjoy this list of a dozen ideas that offer a variety of […]

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Family-Friendly Historical Attractions

It’s no secret Virginia is a top destination for families to visit historical attractions. This summer, consider taking the family on a daytrip (or several) to celebrate America. These kid-friendly attractions offer various tours, hands-on activities and special events. Many of these historic homes and museums even offer specific Independence Day events and exhibits, so […]

Scavenger Hunt

Scientific Daytrips For Kids

  Feel good about your plans with the family. From dinos and wildlife to the solar system and aircraft, kids are sure to walk away from these daytrips with a head full of knowledge and a heart of happy memories. Find many more family-friendly daytrip ideas on CharlottesvilleFamily.com. Check the CharlottesvilleFamily Events Calendar for even […]

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Active Adventures

DAYTRIPS TO GET THE WHOLE FAMILY UP & MOVING Are you feeling cooped up in the house too much? Are you looking for fun ways to get your family up and going? These four daytrip destinations will get the family up and active, and show the kids how to move their bodies in different ways. […]

Interactive Indoor Daytrip Ideas for the Wee Ones

BUSY BRAINS: TOUCH & LEARN INDOOR DAYTRIP IDEAS TO ENGAGE KIDS’ BRAINS No matter a person’s age, touch and movement are essential to everyday life and learning. With this in mind, the winter months provide the perfect opportunity for kids to develop skills through hands-on learning and activities in fun indoor spaces. Whether it be […]