Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Rappelling for a Cause in Baltimore

Rappelling for a Cause in Baltimore

Cross a (terrifying) item off your bucket list by rappelling down a 28-story building. The event raises fund for kidney health in Maryland. Read »

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 2:00 PM
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By Alana Wise

The Best Places to Travel for Brunch With Mom

The Best Places to Travel for Brunch With Mom

Fancy hats optional. Read »

Friday, Apr 25, 2014 at 3:18 PM
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By Alana Wise

Happiness Awaits: Maryland Bacon Festival

Happiness Awaits: Maryland Bacon Festival

Bacon enthusiasts, unite! (At a slow pace, since you'll probably be too full to walk.) Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Eat, Drink, Be Merry at Highlandtown Wine Fest

Eat, Drink, Be Merry at Highlandtown Wine Fest

Baltimore's annual Highlandtown Wine Festival will feature fine wines, delectable Italian food and more. Read »

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013 at 2:47 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Holiday Bash, Lights Spectacular at Power Plant Live

Holiday Bash, Lights Spectacular at Power Plant Live

Baltimore's Power Plant Live is lighting the Inner Harbor with its lights spectacular after a family-friendly concert this Saturday... followed by a not-so-family-friendly Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 5:05 PM
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By Alana Wise

Black Friday Was Made for Partying

Black Friday Was Made for Partying

The thrill of bargain shopping will be just as strong with drink specials, including $3 Bud Lights, $5 Skyy & American Honey shots and $15 Awesome Sauce Buckets. Read »

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at 2:11 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Free Flicks at the Enoch Pratt

Free Flicks at the Enoch Pratt

The Enoch Pratt library system in Baltimore offers free movie screenings every week. Read »

Thursday, Nov 7, 2013 at 11:25 AM
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By Alana Wise

"Elf the Musical" Is Comin' to Town

Musical Christmas elves... Seems legit. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 2:26 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Ravens, Orioles Athletes Head to Flip Flop Festivus

Ravens, Orioles Athletes Head to Flip Flop Festivus

The Flip Flop Festivus in Baltimore lets you hobnob with past and present Ravens athletes -- while donning comfy footwear, of course. Read »

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 4:14 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Not-So-Average Joe's Art Museum

A Not-So-Average Joe's Art Museum

The American Visionary Art Museum brings dreams to life (from self-taught artists) in many forms, from embroidery to diorama to sculpture to film. 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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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Photo. 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: sarah (at) trueiconphoto (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo as a web editor and writer for NBCWashington.com. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.