Things to Do in Washington, DC

Are you looking for fun things to do around Washington, DC? Break free from your routine with Terrapin Adventures! We offer a wide variety of outdoor activities for individuals & groups in the DC area. Zip, Swing, Climb, Jump, and SOAR through the air at Terrapin Adventures!

Terrapin Adventures has what you need to shake up your weekend. Book online or call us at 301-725-1313 with questions.

Electrifying Outdoor Adventures

Terrapin Adventures appeals to the experienced thrill-seeker or first-time explorer with an array of exciting outdoor adventures. Try our many family-friendly packages. We’ve got something for all ages and abilities — from ages 5- 85! We have six exhilarating high ropes elements for all your outdoor adventure needs:

Things to Do in DC

Sign-up for our exciting zip-lines and rope courses to make your Saturday unforgettable!

  • Zip Line – 330 feet long
  • Giant Swing – 40-feet tall
  • High Ropes Challenge Course – three levels and 18 unique traverses
  • Climbing Tower – scale our 43-foot tower with 12 routes up and down!
  • Terrapin Explorer Kids Course – two levels and a 20-foot rock climbing wall for your little ones
  • Terrapin Flyer – Take a step off and plunge 40-feet through the air to a soft landing on the ground

Our guides are always available to offer a helping hand and make sure you have a safe and enjoyable experience. Prices and participant requirements vary based on the activity. We strongly advise reserving your adventure in advance.

Contact us now to learn more or book your outdoor experience this weekend! Groups of 8 or more are eligible for discounted Party Package rates as well as an Engaging Team Building Program.

Local Tours & Trips

Escape from the busy city streets of DC and unwind with one of our Kayak Nature Tours, Caving Trips, Bike Tours & Rentals, or Backpacking Treks along the Appalachian Trail.

Summer fun: Kayaking with Terrapin Adventures is one of the best things to do if you want to immerse yourself in the natural wonder of the Little Patuxent River.

Things to Do in DC

Our scenic kayak tours are the perfect activity for your weekend.

Unique Celebrations

For groups of eight or more, host your next party at Terrapin Adventures! We offer a unique variety of things to do that will make your celebration truly unforgettable. Spice up your next birthday party, graduation celebration or family outing.

Calling all companies: Tired of the typical happy hour events? Check out the Beer & Fear Party or Zip & Sip Party. Both of those packages are perfect for your next bachelorette or bachelor party! We combine wonderful thrills with delicious meals (and drinks) from our friends at Rams Head Tavern — right here at the Savage Mill!

Call Terrapin Adventures Today!

For more information about Terrapin Adventures, please contact us today to set-up your initial consultation. From unique parties to team building retreats, our activities are perfect for any occasion! Call us at (301) 725 -1313 to get started! We’re the ideal DC getaway for you, and we welcome groups of all sizes.

We're Open for Adventure!

Here's how we're keeping the fun safe...

  • Guests and staff will be required to wear a face covering.
  • We will enforce social distance guidelines—with the exception of helping you gear up and keeping you safe on the course.
  • We have a free 48-hour cancellation policy. Cancellations made within 48 hours of your tour may be rebooked at no charge.
  • Book your adventure and complete waiver online for a touch free process!