Worth the Trip
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Friday, Mar 7, 2014 at 1:29 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Aerial Tours of the Susquehanna River

Aerial Tours of the Susquehanna River

The perfect day-cation for views of the Amish countryside and Susquehanna River. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 at 5:33 PM
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By Alana Wise

Cyndi Lauper Forever (in Philly)

Cyndi Lauper Forever (in Philly)

We are going to try to make it through this post without bursting into a rendition of "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," but we make no promises. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 4:36 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Belmont Farm Distillery

The Kopper Kettle whiskey made at the farm also happens to be distilled in Ameri... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 4:22 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Hand-Dipped Ice Cream at Cows-N-Corn

Hand-Dipped Ice Cream at Cows-N-Corn

Who are we kidding, the hand-dipped ice cream alone is reason enough to visit the Cows-N-Corn farm in Midland, Va. Read »

Monday, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:52 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

'Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition'

'Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition'

The spectacular exhibition from Vegas includes a full-scale replica of the Grand Staircase and 300+ artifacts from the ship's debris field. Read »

Thursday, Jan 3, 2013 at 9:44 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Street Named Elfreth's Alley

A Street Named Elfreth's Alley

Tour of one of the oldest residential streets in America, Elfreth's Alley in Philadelphia. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:01 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Swedenburg Estate Vineyard

Wine Wednesday: Swedenburg Estate Vineyard

Swedenburg VIneyard in Middleburg, Va., offers an all-too-good warm mulled wine for tastings. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 at 5:48 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

DuClaw Brewing Presents Sweet Baby Jesus: The Beer

DuClaw Brewing Presents Sweet Baby Jesus: The Beer

DuClaw presents a chocolate and peanut butter porter with a... memorable name. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 at 2:28 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Annapolis Holiday Candlelight Stroll

Annapolis Holiday Candlelight Stroll

Holiday candlelit walking tours of Annapolis, complete with lanterns and plenty of yuletide. Read »

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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 is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.