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American flags in front of Mount Vernon

Patriotic Daytrips in Virginia

9 FAMILY-FRIENDLY PATRIOTIC DAYTRIPS NEAR CHARLOTTESVILLE It’s no secret Virginia is a top destination for historical attractions. This summer, consider taking the family on a daytrip (or several) to celebrate American patriotism. These attractions offer various tours, hands-on activities and special events. Many of these historic homes and museums even offer specific Independence Day events […]

teenage boy climbing a rock wall

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. […]

Days Out With Dad

EDUCATIONAL OUTING IDEAS FOR FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND Looking up with puppy dog eyes as bright as the sun, she earnestly declares, “It is the only thing I’ve ever wanted, and will ever want again!” Every day for nearly a month, it seems she’s begged and pleaded for this special toy. I can appreciate her sincerity, […]

Mother and her little sons hiking.

Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Charlottesville

8 FAMILY-FRIENDLY HIKES AND HIKING TIPS Spring has finally sprung and it’s time for the whole family to get out of the house. We’ve been cooped up inside and the time is now to escape to nature. Thankfully, there’s so much nature to behold in and near Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Leave the screens behind […]

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 […]

Family-Friendly Holiday Events and Volunteer Opportunities

A ROUND-UP OF FAMILY-FRIENDLY HOLIDAY EVENTS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE December is here and holiday events are happening! Check out this round-up of Family-Friendly Holiday Events in the Charlottesville area for a sampling of the many things to do and explore this holiday season. Learn more about these events and discover many other family outing ideas on our […]

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 […]

Family Event Round-Up: November + Family Volunteer Ideas

FAMILY-FRIENDLY CHARLOTTESVILLE EVENTS IN NOVEMBER + VOLUNTEER IDEAS The holiday season is here, and it’s time for festive fun galore and giving back! Check out this Family Event Round-Up: November + Family Volunteer Ideas for a sampling of the many things to do and explore this month around Charlottesville. You’ll also learn about opportunities on […]

Two boys walk through a pumpkin patch

Family Event Round-Up: October + Pumpkin Patch Guide

FAMILY-FRIENDLY CHARLOTTESVILLE EVENTS IN OCTOBER + PUMPKIN PATCH GUIDE Fall is in full swing, and it’s time for fall festival fun galore! Check out this Family Event Round-Up: October of just some of the many things to do and explore this month around Charlottesville. See where you can pick the perfect pumpkins in our Pumpkin […]

Family Event Round-Up: September

FAMILY-FRIENDLY CHARLOTTESVILLE EVENTS IN SEPTEMBER Just because school has begun doesn’t mean the family fun has to end! Check out this Family Event Round-Up: September of just some of the many things to do and explore this month around Charlottesville. Learn more about these events and discover many other family outing ideas on our Events […]