Tag Archives: Huntley Meadows

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10 Fun in Fairfax Firsts from 2014

We are on a mission to discover funness, and we’ve been exploring Fairfax County and the surrounding areas all year. Here, in chronological order, are 10 fun in Fairfax firsts from 2014. Many of these destinations and events promise to deliver fun to Northern Virginians for many years to come. 1. Reston/Robert Simon Turn 50/100 In a fabulous alignment of anniversaries this […]

Twitter #FriFotos #Play in Fairfax County VA

Most Fridays we comb through our photos looking for entrants to the #FriFotos Twitter theme of the week. Founded by UK travel expert, Jonathan Epstein, the Friday Photos forum gives Tweeters around the world an opportunity to share favorite photos that represent the theme chosen for the week. There aren’t many #Frifotos rules, just tweet your favorite theme pictures and […]

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Wonderful Wetlands at Huntley Meadows Park

Huntley Meadows Park is one of those great Fairfax County surprises—a peaceful, unusual and beautiful wildlife habitat in the midst of our busy streets and neighborhoods. A KidsPost article prompted our first visit, and we’ve returned each season. Half a mile of boardwalk, woodland trails, and a unique habitat? Count us in. The park can be a little difficult to […]