Kenny took Caleb and Isaac to the United States National Arboretum last weekend. We keep thinking this beautiful weather can't last and then another gorgeous Saturday surprises us. We know that once winter finally does arrive, it will likely be with a vengeance and then outdoor outings will be a thing of the past. For now, though, we are happy to enjoy the beauty of DC in the brilliant
The National Arboretum is 466 acres enormous
and features hundreds of species of plants and trees. It is crisscrossed with walking and driving trials and there is a shuttle tour of the highlights
There was ample space to run and jump -- paradise for the 5 and under set.
The boys especially enjoyed seeing the "tiny, little trees" -- aka, Bonsai trees. There were Chinese, Japanese and North American varieties to ooh and aah over.
This tree has been in "training" since 1625!
I didn't go with them, but we are still crossing this off our DC Bucket list and will likely return again in the Spring when everything is blooming.