Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 4:31 PM
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By Anna Riley

PHOTOS: Light City's Jaw-Dropping Displays in Baltimore

Light City Baltimore brightens up the city this week with interactive and unique... View gallery »

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 5:26 PM
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By Brooke Evans, NBC Washington

Top 10 Maryland Day Trips for Spring

Temperatures are rising and flowers are blooming. Celebrate springtime at one of... View gallery »

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016 at 10:53 AM

Six Flags Over Texas Debuts Virtual Reality Coaster

Six Flags Over Texas is putting a new spin on an old favorite this season. The park has equipped the "Shockwave" roller coaster with a state-of-the-art virtual reality system that puts riders in the cockpit of a...

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: Glass House Winery

Glass House Winery is located minutes from Charlottesville and features a tropi... View gallery »

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 5:09 PM
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By Sery Kim

Escape D.C. Humidity With a Cape Cod Getaway

Escape D.C. Humidity With a Cape Cod Getaway

Situated within (almost) comfortable driving distance from the political hustle of Washington, D.C., the Sea Crest Beach Hotel on Cape Cod provides a soothing visage to weary workers during the dog days of... Read »

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 1:29 PM
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By Maggie Voelzke, Margaret Voelzke

Where to Eat, Shop and Sun at Va.'s Northern Neck

Where to Eat, Shop and Sun at Va.'s Northern Neck

This little-known gem is about three hours away from the District (with only about an hour spent on 95!), and is a great place to sail, fish, kayak or spend the day on the beach. Read »

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 8:49 AM
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By Sery Kim

Nearby Luxury at Middleburg's Salamander Resort

Nearby Luxury at Middleburg's Salamander Resort

If you're not shelling out money for plane tickets this summer, you might be able to afford a little more luxury. Case in point: The Salamander Resort & Spa in nearby Middleburg, Virginia. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 3:38 PM
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By Sery Kim, Margaret Voelzke

Alternatives to NYC's Traditional Tourist Spots

Alternatives to NYC's Traditional Tourist Spots

Here's how to explore a few alternatives to NYC's traditional touristy spots. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 2:27 PM
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By Terence Mulcahy

Escape the City at the Tilghman Island Seafood Fest

Escape the City at the Tilghman Island Seafood Fest

The Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire department are hosting an old-fashioned seafood festival June 28. Read »

Monday, Jun 23, 2014 at 2:41 PM
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By Sery Kim

Petrossian: Eat Rich, Even on a Budget

Petrossian: Eat Rich, Even on a Budget

Afraid of caviar on your budget? Try a tasting menu the next time you're in New York. Read »

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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.