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13 Fun Ways to Fill an Hour (or Two) in Old Town

There are so many kid-friendly hot spots in Old Town Alexandria that you’ll need to make multiple trips just to soak it all in.

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Ice Capades: Best Places to Ice Skate Outdoors

We’ve rounded up the coolest ice skating spots in the D.C. area that come with more than just, well, ice. From faux snow to attached toy stores, these rinks are serious fun for the entire family.

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8 Local Hanukkah Celebrations for the Whole Family

Here are the best and brightest local Hanukkah celebrations of the season.

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The Coolest Spots to Snap Up a Santa Pic

Skip the long lines at the mall and hit up one of these under-the-radar D.C. spots to get your best and brightest pics with Ol’ Saint Nick.

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6 Kids’ Brunches You May Have Missed

Swap your jammies for some real pants and prepare to take back brunch because we’ve rounded up the coolest, hippest, and kid-friendliest brunch spots this side of motherhood.

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O Christmas Tree: Where to Cut Down Your Own Tree Near D.C.

During the holiday hustle there’s no better way to slow down with the fam for a few hours than heading out of town to a tree farm and cutting down your own.

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Jam Sessions: Best Places for Tots to Dance the Cold Away

If you’re looking for ways to embrace your kid’s unique “get warm dance,” check out these local music classes and dance parties that encourage guests to get up and get down.

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Group Gift: Top Family Memberships to Give Yourselves

If your kiddos are always clamoring to visit the same places over and over again, then consider a family membership to one of these local jaunts.

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Shed Some Light: 7 Holiday Displays to Brighten Up Your Night

Daylight savings isn’t so bad after all! At sunset grab your coats and some hot chocolate, and head out for one of these spectacular local holiday light displays.

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New and Cool: Härth Restaurant’s Foodie-in-Training Menu

A new menu at a grown-up fave caters to the tastebuds of the under-10 set.

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All Aboard! Take a Ride On D.C.’s Favorite Santa Train

Hop aboard for a fun and festive railroad excursion with Santa, Mrs. Claus and a whole bunch of little elves

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Gooey Goodness: 7 Kid-Approved Places for Mac and Cheese

Sure, pre-packaged varieties work in a pinch, but if you’re looking for a saucy, Gouda adventure then read on. We’ve compiled the tastiest, kid friendliest, most parent approved mac and cheese in the DMV.

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6 Winter Break Camps That Cure Cabin Fever

If your plans this year have you working instead of “breaking,” or perhaps you just need a little extra personal time away from the kids to prep for the holidays, check out some of the fabulous options around the D.C. area for Winter Camps.

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Holiday Helpers: Awesome Places to Volunteer as a Family

Check out some of the funnest ways to get out and do some hands-on volunteering to remind your kiddos that the season is really about the gift of giving (not getting).

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18 Free (and Fun) Things to Do During the Holidays

Whether they’re super psyched like the Griswolds or grumpy like the Grinch, we’ve got your must-check out events…that just so happen to be free, too.

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