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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11:15 AM
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By Julie Gallagher, Courtney Rozen, Carissa DiMargo

10 Places to Swim If You Want to Avoid Bay Bridge Traffic

Rivers, lakes and bays: Here's where to go when you want to swim in a natural...View gallery »

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 2:57 PM

Free Outdoor Movies in the DMV

Free Outdoor Movies in the DMV

Have you ever wanted to take in a movie while lying underneath the stars? Well, here's your chance. Read »

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 8:24 PM

Memorial Weekend Guide: Local Events, Top Getaways, Weather

Memorial Weekend Guide: Local Events, Top Getaways, Weather

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here! And the unofficial start of summer means plenty of fun, as well as solemn remembrances for many. Read on for our guide to whatever your weekend has in store. Read »

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 3:52 PM
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By Julie Gallagher

DC Street Art You'll Want to Post on Instagram ASAP

Sure, D.C. has an extensive selection of art museums and galleries you can visit,...View gallery »

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 7:31 AM

Top 10 Beaches in the US for 2017 Revealed

Florida’s Siesta Beach, “with some of the finest, whitest sand in the world,” has...View gallery »

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 10:15 AM
North Beach: Exploring a Local Gem

North Beach: Exploring a Local Gem

The unofficial start to summer is here. This Memorial Day weekend many will be flocking to the beaches to kick off the holiday. News 4's Megan McGrath went to North Beach and shares what you and your family can... Watch »

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 6:23 AM

Getting Away for Memorial Day? Best Times to Leave

Headed out of town for Memorial Day weekend? Leave early or leave late. Read »

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 6:04 PM
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By Deanna Reid, Carissa DiMargo

Get Outta Town: Top 10 Nearby Beaches

No, Waikiki isn't on the list -- we're looking at the best beaches within an easy...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 »

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 4:56 PM
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By Arielle Hixson, Yvonne Ivey, Carissa DiMargo

10 Places to Cool Off Within 100 Miles of DC

Summer's on the way! Whether you're looking for the best local water parks or...View gallery »

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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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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.