The Aquarium is home to approximately 16,500 specimens and more than 660 species of animals. The Aquarium features hundreds of exhibits featuring more than 16,500 animals.
Fort McHenry National Monument
An important part of Maryland and USA history at Fort McHenry! Kids can see the place that inspired the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner - great family fun out in Baltimore for the day!
Irvine Nature Center
Owings Mills, MD
Enjoy Irvine Nature Center's resident animals, 116 acres of woodlands, wetlands and meadows, and an interactive exhibit hall free of charge! There are great trails for easy family nature hikes, exciting outdoor education programs, as…
Wheaton Regional Park and Nature Center
Silver Spring, MD
Great outdoor fun with 536 acres of park land, with trails, playgrounds, train rides, history, and a brilliant nature center!
Bear Branch Nature Center
A nature center set among 320 acres of trails, orchards, mews and lakes, with educational exhibits and a planetarium.
The National Arboretum has 446 acres filled with trees, plants and flowers - great place for picnic, relaxing and letting the kids run round - why not take a tram tour round
Rock Creek Nature Centre
Has Discovery Room aimed at kids under 5 with lots of things to do - enjoy a wide variety of children's programs, including planetarium shows, animal talks, exploratory hikes, crafts, as well as hands-on natural…
Cabin John Regional Park
Leisure options include ice-skating rink; indoor and outdoor tennis courts; miniature train; hike trails; playgrounds and sports faciltiies including soccer, softball and handball pitches, plus baseball diamond.
Hey Kids! The USBG is looking for Junior Botanists! You can become an Apprentice Junior Botanist by asking for an Adventure Folder and exploring our Conservatory. Bring along an adult adviser with an official ID…
These beautiful 10 acre gardens are a great place to take a baby for a walk - you can take a guided tour of both the museum and gardens
Discovery Creek Childrens Museum of Washington
Glen Echo, MD
The aim of the museum is using natural and historic settings to create a living laboratory of science, history, and art exploration.
East Potomac Park
One of the most popular parks in Washington DC, with tennis courts, golf and play areas!
Great Falls Park
At Great Falls, the Potomac River builds up speed and force as it falls over a series of steep, jagged rocks and flows through the narrow Mather Gorge. The Patowmack Canal offers a glimpse into…
Upton Hill Regional Park
A fun day of outdoor adventure in Arlington, with a fun water park, mini golf, batting cages, walking trails and lots of park fun!
Monocacy National Battlefield
A fascinating and educational look into history at this national battlefield in Maryland. Known as the Civil War Battle that Saved DC, families can visit a landscape that has changed little since the 19th century.
Catoctin Mountain Park
With 25 miles of hiking trails winding through both Catoctin Mountain Park and Cunningham Falls State Park a variety of experiences are available. The roads of the Park offer scenic driving all year; amping, picnicking,…
Lums Pond State Park
Lums Pond State Park is built around the largest freshwater pond in Delaware. The park features excellent fishing, sports facilities, hiking trails and more on its 1790 acres on the north side of the Chesapeake…
White Clay Creek State Park
Summer AND winter activities galore in this beautiful Delaware State Park. Fishing, hiking, biking...even sledding!
One of Dover's newest parks, with sporting fields, playgrounds and picnic pavilions! Great outdoor fun for kids in Delaware.
Silver Lake Park
182 amazing acres of park in Dover, with paths, fishing and playgrounds!
Killens Pond State Park
Natural and recreational opportunities abound at Killens Pond State Park, centrally located in the heart of Kent County. Great outdoors for the family in Delaware!
Antietam National Battlefield
An eye opening and fascinating historical experience at Antietam National Battlefield - a site that played a key role in 1862 invasion of the Confederate Army into the North.
Abbotts Mill Nature Center
Features free interpretive exhibits, live native fish, amphibian, and reptile collection, extensive taxidermy collection, historic buildings, boardwalk and trails.
Fox Point State Park
Although each of the parks in the Delaware State Park system has its own unique features, Fox Point State Park deserves something more than "unique" in its description. Perhaps the best word is "extraordinary."
Outdoor adventure, wildlife, nature, trails, and picnics all tucked away in the hills of Central Pennsylvania! On the edge of Harrisburg, Wildwood park is fresh air, great times and lots of family fun!
A fun day in the Pennsylvania nature with gardens, events, colors, and lots of learning fun for kids!
Fort Frederick State Park
Big Pool, MD
offers an extensive colonial era experience, with restored barracks and fort buildings; fishing, boating and hiking opportunities on the rivers plus a traditional adventure playground.
Edward H McCabe Nature Preserve
An amazing nature based experience for the family with 143 acres to explore along the banks of the Broadkill River. Perfect for canoeing, hiking, and getting lost in the several distinct habitats in the area.
Parvin State Park
Pittsgrove Township, NJ
A New Jersey state park with outdoor adventure, swimming, fishing, and a fascinating history!
Cape Henlopen State Park
Cape Henlopen's beaches attract thousands of visitors who enjoy ocean swimming and sunbathing. Two designated swimming beaches provide lifeguard patrols between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day. Umbrellas can be rented during the summer. The…
Blue Falls Grove
Blue Falls Grove is outdoor fun, with an olympic size swimming pool, a kiddie pool, waterslides, camping, and seasonal activities!
Berkeley Springs State Park
Berkeley Springs, WV
Berkeley Springs State Park is located in the center of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. The Bathhouse first opened in 1930. Since then, thousands have enjoyed the variety of baths and treatments in the warm mineral…
Holts Landing State Park
An undiscovered gem in Delaware, this beautiful state park is 203 acres of stunning landscapes including beaches, fields, and forests.
Fenwick Island State Park
Rehoboth Beach, DE
This three-mile stretch of barrier island is a playground of sand, surf, and sun along Delaware's Atlantic coast.
Cape May County Park and Zoo
The County Park area has picnic tables, kids playgrounds, biking paths and fishing areas. The Zoo has about 550 different types of birds, reptiles and mammals.
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Over 1,500 mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians at this family friendly zoo in Baltimore! There are over 200 species for the kids to enjoy, and learn about on your family day out in Maryland!
Smithsonian National Zoo
Founded in 1889, and one of the most popular DC attractions, this zoo has over 1,500 animals across 163 acres - and it's FREE!
Green Meadows Petting Farm Ijamsville
A family friendly petting farm in Maryland with sweet barn animals for kids to play with, as well as hay rides, cow milking, and an interactive animal show. Lots of animal fun in your family…
Plumpton Park Zoo
Rising Sun, MD
Jimmie the Giraffe, Sis the Tiger, and Zoe the Zebra are all waiting for the family to go visit at this very intimate and sweet Maryland Zoo, with over 130 animals on display.
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo
From the small and furry, to the large and scaly, this Maryland zoo has 319 species from all over the world, to give kids a fun zoo adventure!