The Best Indoor Play Places Guide in DC, Maryland, and Virginia

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Ahh, spring in DC. It’s the most beautiful time to be outside. But it doesn’t last forever – between hot, humid summers and below-freezing winters, the great INdoors is often the place to play.

Luckily, DC, MD, and VA are home to many amazing indoor play places. Check out our favorites below! We have a full list of indoor play spaces listed at the bottom categorized by location.

And as a reminder, be sure to call or check websites before heading out to any of these places as openings and hours are often in flux due to the pandemic.


7860 Central Avenue
Hyattsville, MD 20785


District Jump was founded by families for families. We wanted to create an environment that wasn’t just a birthday party factory, but instead a place where families can visit and play in a fun, safe and clean environment.

Our facility provides more than 8400 sq./ft of space for children to play and explore the various attractions throughout our facility encouraging them to try new things as they can decide when, where and which activity they wish to engage in.


217 Muddy Branch Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878


Kids Play Gallery is an indoor imaginative play space that your children will love. They offer a fun, friendly, clean, and safe environment with custom play homes for creative exploration.

Escape the screens and bring your kids to this one-of-a-kind play center! Stroll around the “neighborhood” exploring each of their uniquely designed Play Houses. Grocery shop at the food market, fight fires from the fire engine, get dolled up at the beauty salon, pump gas at the gas station and so much more.

Their friendly staff is happy to welcome you, whether you’re visiting for daily play or whether you’re booking a birthday party or event. With a clean & disinfected space for your kids to enjoy, they assure you of an impeccable play area, sparkling clean private party room, and well sanitized environment at all times.

Bring your family today and check out Kids Play Gallery in Gaithersburg, MD.


The Lane is a happy place for the whole family where you can play, eat, and build community in the heart of DC. We offer open play, a cafe menu, and private space for birthday parties or special events.

Our aesthetic (and our drink menu) appeals to adults but the play features and activities are for everyone. Family time is fun at The Lane!

1408 Okie St NE
Washington, DC 20002



Are you ready for a BIG ADVENTURE? Head over to the Springfield indoor trampoline park for an unforgettable experience. There is over 15,000 square feet of fun for families and friends of all ages to explore.

Soar to great heights on their wall-to-wall trampolines, test your skills with games like Airborne Dodgeball or Slam Dunk Basketball, challenge your friends to a round of Race Course or Battle Beam, and so much more. No matter how old you are, this Springfield adventure park has an activity for you!

7200 Fullerton Road
Springfield, VA 22150


District Jump | Hyattsville

Kids Play Gallery | Gaithersburg

Adventure Theatre | Glen Echo

Badlands | Rockville

Be with Me Playseum | Bethesda & Annapolis

BusyBees | Chevy Chase

Chuckie Cheese | Various

Climb Zone | Laurel

Glen Echo Park Aquarium | Glen Echo

Imagination Stage | Bethesda

Monkey Joe’s | Germantown & Hagerstown

My Gym | Bethesda

Nook | Bethesda

Play ‘N’ Learn | Columbia

Silver Stars Gymnastics | Silver Spring

The Little Gym | Silver Spring

The Little Towns Playseum | North Bethesda

Zava Zone | Rockville

Flight Adventure Park | Springfield

Alexandria Soft Play Room (Chinquapin Rec Center) | Alexandria

BusyBees | Fairfax

Chuckie Cheese | Various

Monkey Joe’s | Dulles

Nook | Arlington & Fairfax

Once Upon A Dream | Sterling & Vienna

Play ‘N’ Learn | Chantilly

Scramble | Alexandria

The Little Gym | Arlington & Alexandria

Tumbles | Arlington & Alexandria

Zava Zone | Sterling

Book Stores (Walls of Books, Solid State Books, Politics & Prose) | Various

Explore DC & Kogod Courtyard (National Portrait Gallery) | Chinatown

Indoor Playground (Malls) | Various

Indoor Pools | Various

Libraries/Story Time | Various

Library of Congress | Downtown

National Museum of American History | Downtown

National Museum of the American Indian | Downtown

National Postal Museum | Capitol Hill

National Zoo | Woodley Park

United States Botanic Garden | Downtown

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