The National Cathedral is a spectacular site to visit, regardless of faith. Its architecture and history can be enjoyed by all. As of 2014, a touring admission fee of $10 for adults and $6 for seniors and children (5-12) is now required; Sunday admission is free. This fee will help assuage the damages from the … More Washington National Cathedral
If you’re looking for some true Maryland crabs and crabcakes, try Timbuktu Restaurant & Lounge. Located in Hanover, Maryland, Timbuktu is close to both Baltimore and Washington, DC. Voted number one for crabcakes in Maryland by the Washington Post, this is a dinner you won’t want to pass up. Visit their website for a full … More A Taste of Maryland
Bring in the new year with some spectacular lights at the Smithsonian National Zoo! Admission is free, and the zoo is easily accessible by metro or car. You can see the lights from 5-9PM tonight or Wednesday night, and celebrate the new year with all the nocturnal animals! See you all in 2014!
Thank you to all our wonderful guests who contributed to Cherry Hill Park’s ‘A’ rating for the fourth year in a row! We are thrilled to be part of the top 1% of all 3,300 campgrounds that were reviewed. If you would like to check out the list of favorite parks or write a review, … More Guest Reviews
Interested in Air and Space but already seen the Air and Space Museums? Check out the Goddard Space Flight Center, conveniently located off of Greenbelt Road. The Visitor’s Center is a great place to learn more about NASA’s advances in Earth and planetary science, and it’s fun for all ages! The interactive exhibits are a … More Goddard Space Flight Center
We added 24 new solar panels to the roof of the Bus Depot here at Cherry Hill Park! They will produce 7.8 kilowatts of power, which is enough for the Depot as well as some surrounding campsites. The panels will save us a lot of energy in the long run and are much more environmentally … More New Solar Panels!
With the re-opening of the government, you can enjoy the Smithsonian museums once again! For a list of all the Smithsonians, check out this blog post. In addition to the museums, the Smithsonian National Zoo, along with the Panda Cam, is back up and running. Be sure to check out how much the newborn cub has … More The government is back and so is the Panda Cam
The Marine Corps Marathon will take place October 27th, with events leading up to it starting the 24th! There will be around 43,000 registered participants running through parts of DC and Virginia. If you would like to attend as a spectator, here is some useful information. It should be a wonderful weekend for all!
Even though a lot of great DC tourist attractions–including the Smithsonian museums–have been closed due to the shutdown, there is still so much more to see! So if you’re visiting DC now, take this opportunity to check out the less obvious things to do in our nation’s capital. Here is a list of which government … More The government shut down, but you don’t have to!
Ford’s Theatre is an excellent visit to make if you are interested in learning about Abraham Lincoln, his life, presidency and assassination. Tickets to the Theatre include access to the museum, a 35-minute one-act play (which runs every hour), the Petersen House and the Center for Education and Leadership. Tickets are reasonably priced at $2.50 … More Ford’s Theatre