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Our daily look at deals and getaways
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 »

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 »

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 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 »

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 2:50 PM

Schedule Set for Washington Redskins Training Camp

Schedule Set for Washington Redskins Training Camp

The Washington Redskins have announced their schedule for this summer's training camp in Richmond. Read »

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7:05 AM

Heading to the Beach? Try These Shortcuts

Hitting the beach always sounds like a pretty good idea, but dealing with the traffic can be a headache. Read »

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 »

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 5:32 AM

Maryland Film Fest Kicks Off in a New Baltimore Theater

Maryland Film Fest Kicks Off in a New Baltimore Theater

The Maryland Film Festival is kicking off its 19th year in a brand new home: The freshly rehabilitated Parkway Theater. Read »

Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10:22 AM

Last Passes for 'Infinity Mirrors' Exhibit Available Mon.

Last Passes for 'Infinity Mirrors' Exhibit Available Mon.

If you were hoping to check out artist Yayaoi Kusama's popular "Infinity Mirrors" exhibit, Monday is your last chance to score passes. 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.