If you are in the Washington, DC area, let me give 10 thumbs up to the Festival of Lights at Watkins Regional Park in Maryland. For $5 a car, the entire family is treated to a wonderful display of holiday lights. Everyone in our car enjoyed it, thus the 10 thumbs up, even Nicholas, who squealed in delight the whole time. It took us about 30 minutes to drive through the whole thing and about another 30 minutes to get home, just inside the District. The Festival goes through January 1st and is free on Christmas Day. If you’re up for a drive, this is a don’t miss! Looks like this is going to become an family tradion while we live here.