Fresh Ideas for Spring Family Fun In MD, DC
Spring is Here – Finally! Embrace the Season with Spring Family Fun
Families throughout the DMV are breathing a sigh of relief, spring has arrived. Spring family fun changes the game for finding things to do with the kids. As the weather warms suddenly you find yourself with multiple choices for fun places to take the kids. Over the winter you were limited to indoor play places and museums. While we love our museums, it is time to break out of the rut. Explore spring gardens, find someplace new to discover. Outdoor festivals return and it seems like there is something going on every weekend. Read on for the best things to do with kids in MD, DC, and VA this spring.
Celebrate Maryland Day
Celebrate the blue crab, the Chesapeake Bay and all things Maryland on Sunday, March 25th. Plan a field trip to someplace special in Maryland. Find ideas for spring family fun all over the sunflower state with 101 Things to do with Kids in Maryland.
Plan Spring Break around Washington DC
Washington DC is famous for spring break crowds. That’s because it’s so amazing in the spring! Let us be your guide to spring family fun over spring break. We’ve got ideas for things to do with kids around Washington DC that you may not have thought of. From hiking trails to playgrounds we’ve listed fun activities for the kids. Check out our kid’s attraction in Annapolis or find the best places to search for Easter Activities.
Snag Deals and Discounts for Spring Break
Check out our guide to Spring Break Deals. Updated each year we bring you the best bets to save some money while on spring break with the family. Find free things to do over spring break. Also, find amusement parks and kid’s attractions that offer discounted admission over spring break.
Enchanting Spring Gardens
Find magical spring gardens that make you and your kids want to stay all day. Pack a picnic lunch and take off to discover a new garden with your kids. Children’s gardens with hidden treehouses and fairy gardens. Path’s to babbling brooks and topiaries. Hedge mazes and animal topiaries. Fountains and even light shows. Some of the most amazing gardens in the world exist in Maryland, Washington DC, Delaware and Virginia.
Find out What’s New For Spring Family Fun
We update our Spring Roundup post every year with what to do and where to go in the spring. Find dates for the cherry blossom festival and peak bloom. Mark your calendar with Easter Egg hunts and visits with the Easter Bunny around Maryland, DC, and Virginia. Find out when seasonal attractions open and find dates for spring festivals and special events.
Come to Annapolis and Celebrate Spring by the Water
We’ll never miss a chance to encourage you to visit our hometown of Annapolis. We have our own cherry blossoms and spring gardens. Spring family fun is easy to find. Play pirate for a day, cast your fishing lines or hoist the sails on a boat ride with the kids. One of the best things that happen in Annapolis in Spring is the US Naval Academy Commissioning. The Blue Angels arrive in town for an annual air show for the commissioning. If you want a perfect Mother’s Day on the water, celebrate with brunch and a boat ride for the kids. Plan a fun trip to Annapolis here.
Pack a Picnic and Head Outdoors
Shake off the winter blues and spend time outside. Find spring family fun for a sunny day. Discover our favorite places for outdoor fun. Kid’s attractions, hiking trails, and waterfalls – there is so much to do outdoors now that it’s spring!
April Showers Bring May Flowers
As much as we want to spend as much time as possible outside it is spring after all. We are lucky to live within reach of word class museums and kid’s attractions. Plan rainy activities for spring family fun with 15 ideas for FREE indoor activities on a rainy day.
Sail Away in Search of Treasure
Come aboard our pirate ship at Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake. We open for the season on April 21st and there is no better way to “seas the day” than with an adventure on the water. Take in views of the Naval Academy and historic Annapolis. Blast the water cannons at the resident scallywag of Annapolis, Pirate Pete. Haul treasure aboard and share amongst the crew. Escape for a day!
From Pirates to Fairies
As a company that specializes in sparking imagination, we are enchanted with the Annmarie Sculpture Garden Fairy and Gnome Home Festival on April 22nd. Unicorn rides, gnome-games, and fantasy face painting are just some of the activities on tap for this year. Our favorite part of the festival includes the display of over 60 fairy houses and gnome homes. We like this idea so much we entered our own pirate fairy house this year!
Find a New Playground
One of the things we miss most in the winter is playground time. There are so many wonderful playgrounds to explore in the DMV. Springtime is a perfect excuse to explore a new playground. Find a ruby slipper slide at a Wizard of Oz themed playground. Ride zip lines and swing the day away. Discover a new playground near you with The Big Playground List.
We hope you find someplace new to visit for spring family fun, now get out there and PLAY!