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Halloween 2017: Northern Virginia Scares Fun and Trick-or-treating

Halloween 2017 in Northern Virginia is a fun mix of spooky and not-so-spooky events plus trick-or-treating hosted by local businesses and towns. Events are listed below in three groups: scary fun throughout October, not-so-scary family fun throughout the month, and trick-or-treating options for the weekend leading up to Halloween 2017. Halloween 2017 Scary October Fun […]

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Northern Virginia Fall Foliage: Best Places to See Fall Colors In the Region

Find the best places to see Northern Virginia fall foliage, for locals and visitors seeking beautiful autumn colors and fun outings near Washington DC. The fall foliage season in the Northern Virginia area usually peaks in mid October, but timing varies depending on weather. Fortunately, Northern Virginia has a range of elevations, extending the foliage season. […]

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2017 Pumpkin Patch Fun in Northern Virginia

2017 pumpkin patch fun returns to Northern Virginia with slides, tunnels, swings, corn mazes, and Autumn festivals guaranteeing happy times for all. From the multi-acre, happy mayhem of Cox Farms, to the laid-back pumpkin displays at local garden centers, there is a fun fall experience for every age. Many garden centers offer a scaled down, more accessible version […]

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September 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

September 2017 events in Northern Virginia are packed into every weekend so it’s going to be tough deciding where to enjoy your fun. Labor Day brings a close to summer break, then many annual festivals return with great gatherings and the start of fall fun. Labor Day Weekend Fun in Northern Virginia, Sep 2 – 4 Celebrate the last long weekend […]

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A Gettysburg Foodie Getaway to Pennsylvania Apple Country

Take a Gettysburg foodie getaway to explore the burgeoning restaurant scene, excellent cideries and wineries, and fun culinary experiences in Adams County, Pennsylvania apple country. Famous for it’s central role in Civil War history, Gettysburg’s foodie cred is reaching beyond the battlefield with new restaurants and unique cideries, wineries, and distilleries that build on the area’s rich farms.   Our Gettysburg […]

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Fantastic Ways to Celebrate Fall in Northern Virginia

We love to celebrate fall in Northern Virginia because the season brings cooler days, beautiful autumn foliage, and loads of fun festivals to the region. We’ve rounded up a list of ways to celebrate fall, including several contributed by local experts, that should keep you busy throughout the season. Whether you’re planning some fun with the kids, […]

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2016 Pumpkin Patch Fun in Northern Virginia

2016 pumpkin patch fun returns to Northern Virginia with slides, tunnels, swings, corn mazes, and Autumn festivals guaranteeing happy times for all. From the multi-acre, happy mayhem of Cox Farms, to the laid-back pumpkin displays at local garden centers, there is a fun fall experience for every age. See our updated article for 2017 Pumpkin Patch Fun. Many […]

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5 Ways to Enjoy Fall Foliage in Shenandoah National Park

October is prime time for foliage viewing in Virginia, and the magic starts on Skyline Drive, due to its higher elevations. We usually make multiple visits to view the foliage in Shenandoah National Park during Autumn to make the most of changing colors and beautiful fall weather. Here are 5 fun ways to immerse yourself in panoramic foliage views. 1. Take in Autumn Foliage From Skyline Drive   […]

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Northern Virginia Pumpkin Patch Fun 2015

You know we love Fall in Northern Virginia, and we spend a lot of time enjoying the beautiful weather on hikes, winery visits, shopping trips, and festival days. But October is also the time to play at family-friendly pumpkin festivals throughout our area. From the multi-acre, happy mayhem of Cox Farms, to the laid-back pumpkin displays at […]