Chevy Chase, Maryland | Find out the answers to this and more!

October 13, 2021

Chevy Chase Maryland Is the town of Chevy Chase named after the actor/comedian of the same name? Is Chevy Chase the actor named after the town? Today we’re talking about Chevy Chase MD and you’re going to find out the answers to this and more! Location Chevy Chase MD sits on the northwest border of […]

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Chevy Chase DC | Everything You Need to Know

October 06, 2021

What’s the difference between Chevy Chase DC and Chevy Chase in Maryland? What does that have to do with Chevy Chase the actor? I’m going to tell you! Location Chevy Chase is just inside the DC line and west of Rock Creek Park. We’re also talking about Barnaby Woods today too, since it’s a small […]

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Woodrow Wilson Bridge Hike from VA to MD

September 29, 2021

Woodrow Wilson Bridge Hike When I told the kids we were going to hike over the Woodrow Wilson Bridge from Virginia into Maryland, they were thrilled! Actually, they weren’t. First we went to Jones Point Park, where Real Estate Dad incorrectly advised us we could get to the trail. We could not. If you want […]

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Mount Vernon Trail | Fort Hunt Park to Riverside Park

September 22, 2021

Mount Vernon Trail | Fort Hunt Park to Riverside Park Today we hiked the southern portion of the Mount Vernon Trail! Initially I wanted to park at the Collingwood Picnic Area, but once we arrived, I couldn’t determine how to get to the trail. I believe in looking at a map now, that was user […]

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Mt Vernon Trail | Lady Bird Johnson Park to Gravelly Point

September 15, 2021

Mt Vernon Trail | Lady Bird Johnson Park to Gravelly Point Just because the first week of school is done, doesn’t mean I’m ready to give up on summer and the summer camp theme we had going on! I admit, I got used to our fun days together. Today we hit the Mount Vernon Trail […]

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Bethlehem Steel | Things you need to know

September 01, 2021

Bethlehem Steel History What do the George Washington Bridge, The Golden Gate Bridge, the Empire State Building, the original World Trade Center Twin Towers and the Hoover Dam have in common? Portions of their steel were manufactured at Bethlehem Steel. The unfortunate event of my aunt’s funeral resulted in a trip to Bethlehem PA, where […]

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The Magic Putting Place Mini Golf | Summer Camp Series

August 25, 2021

The Magic Putting Place As mom’s summer camp winds down, we picked the hottest day ever and headed out to the Magic Putting Place in Manassas to play mini-golf! When you arrive, you have a choice of two different courses. You can do the Castle course or the Windmill Course. We arrived during the day, […]

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Leesburg Animal Park Tour | Summer Camp Series

August 11, 2021

Leesburg Animal Park So what do you do when it’s 100 degrees with full DC humidity cranking? You take the girls and 3 of their friends to the Leesburg Animal Park! The Leesburg Animal Park is about an hour from DC, west on the Dulles Tollroad. We purchased tickets online but you can also purchase […]

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