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A walk up and down the Potomac canal is beautiful, shaded and great for bird watching. The Canal Boat Ride is interesting historically, but not really worth it or necessary in my view. Watching others riding in the boat is better, and cheaper.
This is IT! From beginning to end this experience was educational as well as exciting! My friends young daughter and son were engaged in the activities and we all felt transported back in time when things weren’t quite so automated. All of the shore and...More
20 minutes from DC you enter a different world. You would think you were in the 1800 s or along the Mississippi. A nice break from Dc. Well narrated. A fun activity for all ages. Great walks in the park. Great value. Not to be...More
This is an enjoyable visit for all ages and you learn a lot about the C&O canal! There is a fee if you drive a car to the visitor center (you can bike there along the tow path and there's no charge) and you purchase...More
This is a unique opportunity for kids to see what transportation on the C&O Canal was like over 100 years ago. The two story boat moves through a functioning wooden lock pulled by mules. Kids can learn about life on the canal and see how...More
The boat goes thru one lock the process it shows is great for a child to learn how it all took place but it takes a long time and most kids are not at all amused with the fact that the boat does not go...More
Great Falls National Park. But make sure it's in the state of Maryland. Maybe that is because there are others with that same name. In our 50-State Quest this one makes #47. Yes the 37 years of the Quest is near it's end in August...More