Siegen Forest – Locust Grove

This week we explored some new to us hiking trails in Siegen Forest in Locust Grove, VA. I’ve lived in this area for almost 18 years and just recently heard about these trails. Siegen Forest is a 170-acre forest behind the Fort Germanna Visitor Center. We started off our adventure by visiting the Fort GermannaContinue reading “Siegen Forest – Locust Grove”

Hope and Serenity Farm Sanctuary — Nokesville

THIS FARM!! My kids can’t stop talking about it! “A stress-free place for people and animals” This farm is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to providing a beautiful, loving environment that encourages relationships between the sanctuary animals and the people who visit them. Location: 10445 Manley Road, Nokesville, Virginia 20181 (~1 hr. from Fredericksburg) Hours:Continue reading “Hope and Serenity Farm Sanctuary — Nokesville”

Family Adventures VA Crushes FXBG Fun’s 3rd Quarter

We did it!  We were able to accumulate 2021 points for FXBG Fun’s 3rd quarter.  In fact, we did even better than that. We ended the 3rd quarter with a whopping 4500 points!  Boy were we surprised!  It really was easier than we thought.   If you’re new to FXBG Fun, check out my blog postContinue reading “Family Adventures VA Crushes FXBG Fun’s 3rd Quarter”

Fredericksburg Winter Holiday Event Guide

Here’s a list of some of the upcoming holiday events in the Fredericksburg area, including Santa visits, parades, concerts, arts & crafts fairs–and more. Saturday, Nov. 6: Santa’s Wonderland, Bass Pro ShopNovember 6 – December 24, FREE pictures with Santa, Reservations required Wednesday, Nov. 10: Meet Me in St. Louis, Riverside Dinner TheaterNov. 10 –Continue reading “Fredericksburg Winter Holiday Event Guide”

“Tank Farm” in Nokesville

If you or your kids love tanks and history, the “Tank Farm” in Nokesville is a must. This event happens annually one weekend in the fall. They display over 50 vehicles with an additional dozen demonstrated throughout the weekend. These tanks are from WWI to the modern era. Among the vehicles on display are overContinue reading ““Tank Farm” in Nokesville”