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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 11:04 AM
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By Julie Gallagher

15 NJ Towns Perfect for a Summery Getaway

Looking for something in driving distance but still want to get out of the DMV...View gallery »

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 11:02 AM
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By Julie Gallagher

Top 10 Places to Hike in the DMV

Time to step off of the treadmill and out of the gym! Get your daily workout...View gallery »

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 12:53 PM
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By Julie Gallagher

7 East Coast Music Festivals You Won't Want to Miss

Summer is quickly approaching, which means that music festival season is also...View gallery »

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 7:52 PM
Family Friendly Wineries Welcome Children

Family Friendly Wineries Welcome Children

Some local wineries are welcoming the whole family, including kids, Washingtonian Magazine reports. News4's Angie Goff reports on changes being made. Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 6:24 PM

Disney Reveals New Details of Star Wars-Themed Lands

Star Wars fans are finally getting a behind-the-scenes look at the highly-anticipated themed-land under construction at Disney. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 10:17 PM

Megabus Adding Stop in Virginia Beach

Megabus Adding Stop in Virginia Beach

Discount coach company Megabus is adding a stop in Virginia Beach, with plans to eventually add another in Norfolk. Read »

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 10:39 AM

Biscuit Drive-Thru Restaurant Opens in DC Saturday

Biscuit Drive-Thru Restaurant Opens in DC Saturday

The District's first Southern comfort food drive-thru kitchenette will open in Northeast DC Saturday. Read »

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 4:08 PM
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By Julie Gallagher

Southern Comfort Food Drive-Thru Restaurant Will Open in DC

The District's first Southern comfort food drive-through kitchenette will open in...View gallery »

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 4:27 PM

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Themes Revealed for 2017

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Themes Revealed for 2017

The Smithsonian has announced the themes of its 2017 Folklife Festival on the National Mall: circus life and migration. Read »

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 5:21 PM

Easter Egg Hunts Around the DMV

You might be seeing plastic eggs, pastel candy baskets and chocolate bunnies, and it can only mean one thing: It's that time of year again. If you're looking for things to do for Easter, here are some ideas for... Read »

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Worth the Trip dishes up details on travel deals, far-out events (literally), getaway ideas and more. Whether you're hitting the road for a long weekend or barely crossing the Beltway, Worth the Trip finds the best reasons to stay close to home... just not TOO close. (Sign up for the e-letter here.)

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Authors
Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Media. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.