Eek! Did summer blow by way too fast? Don’t worry; Quantico, Virginia , stays warm well into October, so there’s time to sneak in a few more summer events before it’s time to officially welcome fall. Even if you don’t get to try every activity, many of them roll into cool weather excursions, like “U-Pick” farms and hikes through historic sites. Start with these events focused on warmer days. You probably won’t be swimming in Lake Anna in November! Quantico Outdoor Activities Marine Corps Community Services . MCSS is close to home, so take advantage of inexpensive outdoor activities ranging fr... read more
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Lucky you! You’re on your way to one of the most requested assignments the military has! Joint Base Lewis-McChord has so much to offer, that the majority of military families have to squeeze in every must-see tourist outing before it’s time to PCS once more. No doubt you’ve heard about the rain. And more rain. But, consider this, the average rainfall for the area is close to the national average. The rain just spreads thinly via drizzle over a longer amount of days. Washouts aren’t common, so the local population just goes with the rain flow and carries on with their planned activities. Speak... read more
Join thousands of military families and receive our email series! Sign up for our PCS Series or Town Advice , or both! PCS Series consists of8 emailswhichfocus on PCS tips and moving advice. I'm confident this series will make your next PCS your best move, yet! Town Advice consists of emails tailored to your military town to help you explore your town. Emails consist of recommendations about local restaurants, shopping, salons, health care providers, service providers, and tons of advice about things to do! *We take your personal information very seriously and will never give it to a 3rd part... read more
Fort Benning and Columbus, Ga have a ton fun things to do around base, however sometimes you just want to get out of town. Atlanta is just a short drive from Fort Benning and we have put together a list ofideas for a short day trip to Atlanta. Georgia Aquarium " Great day trip from fort Benning! The aquarium has great exhibits for all ages as well as a dolphin and sea lion show. Active military is free on Mondays, but family members pay. We recommend the annual family pass if you plan on going 2-3 times a year. There is a cafeteria style restaurant with a variety of healthy options. Highly re... read more
By Dawn M. Smith Despite the cliché, but true, gripes about living in the Washington, D.C. greater area , the winter and holiday seasons in the region are truly something to take advantage of while living here. The city is filled with festive events from street markets to spectacular ice shows to entertain your family and those guests who are bound to visit during the holidays. Holiday Activities in Alexandria Living in Alexandria, Virginia, is a convenient commute to many of the popular military stations in the National Capital Region, so it’s an ideal location for families to settle while s... read more