Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 11:26 AM
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By Carissa Dimargo, Marina di Marzo, Trey Sherman, Cheryl Thompson, Kinsey Grant

Best DMV Summer Ever: 99 Days of Fun

#BESTDMVSUMMER: Want to make this your best summer ever? You got it. We're dishi... See Full Gallery »

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 8:58 AM
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By William Shermaniii

Your Summer DMV Concert Roundup

There are countless performances to look forward to this summer in the D.C. area.... See Full Gallery »

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 4:31 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Need a Fall Road Trip? We Have Lots!

Need a Fall Road Trip? We Have Lots!

Fall is just around the corner and there's always somewhere you could be traveling. See our fall event ideas. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 1:55 PM
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By Terence Mulcahy

Need for Mead: Md. Renaissance Fest Returns

Need for Mead: Md. Renaissance Fest Returns

HBO's "Game of Thrones" doesn’t return until next year, but you can indulge your need for mead at the Maryland Renaissance Festival in Anne Arundel County. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 2:03 PM
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By Terence Mulcahy

Taste Prince George's Food & Wine Festival

Taste Prince George's Food & Wine Festival

The Taste Prince Georges Food & Wine Festival is Saturday at Six Flags America, with entry to the theme park significantly discounted. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 12:47 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Summer Spirit Festival at Merriweather

Summer Spirit Festival at Merriweather

A not-to-miss summer concert is coming up Aug. 2: the Summer Spirit Festival at the Merriweather Post. 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 »

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 1:30 PM
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By Margaret Voelzke

Beer Fest by the Water in Md.

Beer Fest by the Water in Md.

Festival offers food, entertainment and, of course, beers Read »

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 »

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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.)

Got an idea worthy of being featured on Worth The Trip? Let Sarah Pixley know via email: sarah (at) trueiconphoto (dot) com.
Authors
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 is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.