Earth Treks Climbing Center
If visiting all those historic buildings in Washington has worn you out, then it can be refreshing to spend a day doing something totally different and new. Earth Treks Climbing Center in Rockville is an exciting destination if you are a daredevil at heart and relish the idea of climbing sheer rock faces for fun.
There is a variety of activities on offer here, so there should be something to suit different ages and ability levels. You can come along to open climb (age 5+) and see how you get on, although the center highly recommends receiving some instruction before you tackle any of the climbing walls.
Earth Treks Climbing Center offers introductory programs for adults, youth, or families, and these highlight many of the crucial safety points of which you need to be aware. It is a good idea to check out their website in advance to see everything that is on offer, and to understand what paperwork will be required before you climb.
Lake Fairfax Campgrounds
A very popular community park book your site early for your RV rental trip. Lots of fun for the family this park has all the fun you need in an affordable package. Most of the RV sites are in the open and easy to access in your RV rental
Gateway to NOAA
Silver Spring, MD
For the weather nerd NOAA offers interactive and dynamic interactions where you can learn more about how the weather works, climate science, ocean science and conservation. But with its beautiful and detailed imagery, many multimedia presentations, and amazing artifacts anyone can learn about the ocean and the atmosphere.
Quinalt River Inn
Beautiful views of the serene lower Quinalt River grace every location at the Inn. A perfect place to relax after a long day adventuring, Quinalt River Inn is located within walking distance of two charming cafes and a delightful old time general store. If you're more in the mood for a romantic evening, two fine-dining restaurants are a quick five minute drive away.
The largest and most well-known multi-disciplinary arts organization for young people in the Mid-Atlantic region. Professional shows are offered year round and summer camps for ages 1-18 will engage your children to develop their inner artist.
Washington DC/ Capitol KOA
Whether you're looking for a peaceful weekend in the country or an action-packed visit to Washington D.C., this KOA is the perfect choice. Take the daily shuttle from the campground to the U.S. Capitol. Visit the historic landmarks of our nation's capital on your own or continue with the group on a sightseeing tour. Set on 50 acres of rolling countryside, this KOA offers a variety of RV Sites, shaded Tent Sites, Camping Cabins, Deluxe Cabins, group areas and a Kamp K9. Enjoy the outdoor pool with a lifeguard, outdoor billiards, Ping-Pong, basketball and a Jumping Pillow. They also offer fun and exciting weekend activities planned throughout the entire camping season. You can enjoy free outdoor movies (weather permitting), ice cream socials, s'mores, games and crafts. When you arrive be sure to check out this weekend's lineup posted at the front desk. Capitol KOA has horseshoe pits, outdoor billiards, ping pong, badminton, a basketball court, giant chess set and the very popular jumping pillow. Ask at the front desk for any equipment needed.
If you have ever dreamed of learning everything about anything, check out the Smithsonian in Washington, District of Columbia. The Smithsonian is the epicenter of art, science, historical artifacts, and American ingenuity and you will get to experience it all when you visit. There are 19 museum buildings and 9 research centers that make up the Smithsonian, and all of them will welcome you like an honored guest.
At the Smithsonian, kids can participate in hands on science and activities while parents learn about the more complex systems of America. You will get to learn about history and explore famous Apollo space stations. You can even walk around the comprehensive zoo and learn about the exotic animals of the world. Everyone should experience the Smithsonian at least once in their life and you will have an amazing time while you are there. There are so many things to see and do that it will probably take you a couple of days to experience it all.
Washington D.C. Capital KOA
Stay close to three bustling cities, Baltimore, Annapolis, and Washington D.C. And once you?re tired of the urban, you can find rustic landscapes at this park. This quiet camp is nestled on 50 acres of rolling countryside. As with all KOA parks this one has all the family fun thing you should want for your RV rental trip.