This year consider an experience gift for your kids. Time spent learning a skill, trying a new activity or visiting some place special will provide a memorable gift and one that won’t be soon forgotten. Living within 45 minutes of two metropolitan areas, and close to beaches and mountains we have many options for gifting an experience.
The Gift of a Class
Singing Lessons, Art, Martial Arts, Dance, Acting, Sailing, Cooking. Kids can try something new that they are interested in or improve a skill that they already enjoy. See the Enrichment Directory for more ideas and contact information
Experience a Membership
Two trips to one of these venues and your membership will pay for itself. Plus memberships come with perks like extended hours, discounts and behind the scenes experiences. Ideas include the National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, Maryland Zoo, National Zoo, Port Discovery
Gift Tickets to a Play, Concert of Athletic Competition
Enjoy a day of fun watching your favorite team play a game against a rival. From college sports to the Big Leagues, from the USNA in Annapolis, to Baltimore and Washington, there are a lot of choices and price ranges.
Or take your kids to a concert or play. Again, there are choices that range from local amateur productions to Broadway plays performed at the Kennedy Center. All will be a memorable experience and a great opportunity to introduce your child to the theater.
Experience a Day of Fun
Take a Weekend Trip
There are a lot of cool things to do in the DMV. Try something new or experience a favorite past time with your kids. Here are some places to visit without traveling far, perfect for a weekend trip. Camping, Ocean, Water or Amusement Park, Mountain Caves