Occoquan: The Sweetest Water Town You Must See!

Tucked away about 20 minutes from Ft. Belvoir, and on the water, this quaint little town has stolen my heart. With its cute shops, restaurants, “river walk” and historical charm, I’m sure it’ll steal yours, too. What I didn’t realize, though, was how much history was in this cute little water town! While visiting, be […]

Visit Lake Accotink All Year Round

I love being stationed here at Ft. Belvoir, because we are in prime, state park territory! I had just recently taken my girls to Lake Accotink, and it was a hit! With all the great wooded trails, the water, and a really cool dam, my kids loved it! Not to mention they had a playground, […]

Exploring Our Area: Mount Vernon

A few days ago, I had to stop by Mount Vernon to run an errand for a friend.  I had never been before, and while today I only went to the gift shop, I got a little glimpse of what it’s all about, and to be honest, it looks pretty awesome!  Only a few minutes […]