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Wicker Park / Bucktown

7 Happening Halloween ‘Hoods

Head to one of these famed area trick-or-treat spots to help your little ghosts and goblins get into the holiday spirit!

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Unwind in One of D.C.’s Hidden Labyrinths

Each of D.C.’s labyrinths offers a unique setting for kids to explore, an inviting atmosphere and the opportunity to circle your way to a more peaceful place. Yes, please!

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Free for Fall! No-Pay Activities to Add to Your Must-Do List

Leave your pocketbook at home. All you will need for these no-cost outings is a camera to capture the crazy-good fun that your family is having.

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11th St. NW: An Insider’s Guide to Family Fun

Eleventh Street in Northwest D.C., between Kenyon and Monroe Streets, has seen a boom over the past couple of years, thanks to these kid-friendly places.

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Fall Flings: The Coolest Local Hayrides

All aboard! Check out some of the best places to take the little ones for a something-different, totally-chill, hay-filled adventure.

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6 Incredible Indoor Pools for Your Water Bunnies

Sure, the days of basking in the sun by the pool may be over for now, but that doesn’t mean your Little Mermaid has to wait until next Memorial day for their aquatic fix. Here are some of the best (and heated) indoor pools for lessons, parties, and hanging out.

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Spooktacular Halloween Happenings for D.C. Kids

Kids all dressed up with nowhere to go? We gotcha covered! Check out some of the family-friendliest haunts around town.

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The National Arboretum

7 Walks to Fall for with Your Family

These seven awe-inspiring walks aren’t the least bit spooky; they are just beautiful autumnal fun for the whole family with a few seasonal surprises thrown in for good measure.

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Playing Dress-Up: 6 Unexpected Places to Score Cool Kids’ Costumes

Not only can you save money by picking a costume one of these Halloween alternatives, but you can get your kids’ creative cogs turning, too.

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‘The Best Thing I Ever Ate,’ D.C. Kids Edition

For all the pomp and circumstance that surrounds D.C.’s infamous restaurant scene, sometimes our kids just want a hot dog, ice cream or slurpy bowl of Pho. From the mouths of babes, here’s where local tykes love to eat.

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The Most A-maize-ing Local Corn Mazes

It’s time to get lost (in a good way) in a corn maze. Behold our favorite plains of grain near D.C.

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The Parent’s Ultimate Guide to Rock Creek Park

One of the things that makes D.C. such a great city to live in is that smack dab in the middle of it is one of our country’s oldest national parks. Read on for your ultimate guide to Rock Creek Park.

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Come on ride the trolley, just ride it

The Nearby Beach Town to Visit This Fall

Grab your outdoors-loving family and leave the monoliths of D.C. behind—trade them in for a bed-and-breakfast on Chincoteague Island.

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Take Me Out to the…Roller Derby!

The District has one of the most infamous roller derby leagues around. Family-friendly and ready for action this will be one afternoon out that your kiddos won’t soon forget.

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The Great Pumpkin: 5 Local Patches to Pick Your Own

Within an hour drive of D.C. there are dozens of farms and orchards that offer pumpkin picking (and hayrides, corn mazes and cider donuts, too). Here are our picks for the cream of the crop.

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