I swear I could see duct tape on the door of an overhead plane once). If you commute to work (which is likely to be a half hour or more! I love the access that I have to so many amazing places. ), but look on the website for Bowl America (who has a heavy presence in No Va), right now they have a 25 cent per game and 25 cent per hotdog promotion going on all weekend! I’m not a sports fan, I barely know anything about sports at all. They have dollar nights for every Monday night home game (click here for their website), where hotdogs and tickets are each a dollar. I was so excited about this date, I wrote a full write up on it… You can watch the planes take off well into the dark and it’s always one of my favorite places. Air and Space Museum’s Saturday Star Parties- click here for the link. While we usually avoid the Woodrow Wilson Bridge like the plague, there’s a good reason to head over there. Friends from out of state gasp at how much we paid for a 900 square foot townhouse. Cosmic bowling is when the lights come down and the glow in the dark features come out. Games and shoe rental can get more expensive than I like (I have mentioned I’m cheap right? Pack up a picnic, beach chairs or camp chairs and take them out to the airport. Set yourself up in the grass before sunset and pack a blanket to keep warm.I should mention that geocaching rules state you must leave something of equal or greater value if you take the treasure. You’ll have no idea that you’re in the middle of Northern Virginia.There’s an entrance fee per car to enter the park, about .00 but I would pay the per year if you live close for unlimited access. They have ponds and deep woods and the bathrooms are all clean (am I the only one that thinks about these things?) This is also several beautiful spots for a picnic. We love walking through and planning what our future house (you know, the house we’ll have once our babies learn not to destroy things and we have enough saved that we feel comfortable spending money on decorating) will look like. Head over to the sites for Lorton Work House Arts Center and the National Harbor to check for updated information about their free yoga days.Both are done outside during nice weather and would be a great date! You can bring a picnic or your own snacks, you can bring the kids (this is perfect for a toddlers first movie! These are typically only available in the summer, so plan accordingly and follow the facebook page of National Harbor (found here) and Stonebridge (found here) for updates.You can walk the Mount Vernon Trail in Arlington, or you can head right here for a memorable picnic.
), you’re going to spend a fortune in gas from the constant braking/ accelerating thanks to the traffic on our lovely Interstate system. If you look out of the ordinary there is so much for this area to offer you, especially in the name of cheap love! ) There’s plenty of other pick your own farms in Northern Virginia but Loudon definitely has the most diverse. If you have particularly cool friends, have them meet you with the same. Meet up in Sky Meadows State Park on assigned nights (click the link to check the schedule) to look at the night sky with both amateur astronomers and astronomers from the observatory. There’s a beautiful park on top of the bridge on the Maryland side.Great Country Farms is my favorite because they have blueberries! The views from there are stunning (and occasionally of accidents on I-495) and both sunset and sunrise will take your breath away. You don’t have to be in No Va to try this out, but thanks to our zillion people living in close quarters, it makes it a great place to get into it. You and your date register for free at this website, then type in the zip code you want to head to.