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Our daily look at deals and getaways
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 21, 2017 at 12:53 PM
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By Julie Gallagher

7 East Coast Music Festivals You Won't Want to Miss

Summer is quickly approaching, which means that music festival season is also...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 »

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 7:11 PM
Glen Echo Carousel Pumped for Park's Spring Opening

Glen Echo Carousel Pumped for Park's Spring Opening

Expect record heat Saturday, but if you want to be outdoors, a great place to be would be under the shade of trees at Glen Echo Park. Barbara Harrison has all the excitement of the park’s Spring Opening. Watch »

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 7:52 PM
Family Friendly Wineries Welcome Children

Family Friendly Wineries Welcome Children

Some local wineries are welcoming the whole family, including kids, Washingtonian Magazine reports. News4's Angie Goff reports on changes being made. Watch »

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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 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.