Worth the Trip
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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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By Alana Wise

Thanksgivingukkah Sweet & Savory Pie Competition

Thanksgivingukkah Sweet & Savory Pie Competition

Pretty sweet, right? Or savory... Yeah, pretty savory, if that's more your thing. Read »

Monday, Nov 11, 2013 at 5:24 PM
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By Alana Wise

Your Own "Goonies" Adventure at Endless Caverns

Your Own

You can make as many "Goonies" jokes as you want. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 4:17 PM
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By Sery Kim

Whiteface Lodge: Cue Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf

Whiteface Lodge: Cue Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf

The Whiteface Lodge (7 Whiteface Inn Lane, Lake Placid, N.Y.), located a stone's throw from Montreal) is an unexpectedly gorgeous retreat tucked away in the pristine Adirondacks. Read »

Thursday, Oct 24, 2013 at 11:51 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Cabin Stay & Horseback Rides in Boston (Va.)

A Cabin Stay & Horseback Rides in Boston (Va.)

The Shangrila Guest Ranch in South Boston, Va., offers day-long horse rides on its all-inclusive and very country farm. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013 at 9:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Leaves of Grass Vineyard

Wine Wednesday: Leaves of Grass Vineyard

Meet one of Loudoun County's newest wineries: Leaves of Grass Vineyards in Middleburg, Va. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 at 4:20 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Fall Foliage Awaits Via the Vermonter

Fall Foliage Awaits Via the Vermonter

Don't drive it; Vermonter it. New England is the gold (and red, and orange) standard of fall foliage, and with the leaves now in their peak, consider a quick weekend getaway where you won't have to drive. Read »

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 4:08 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Va. Film Fest Lights Up Charlottesville

Va. Film Fest Lights Up Charlottesville

Plan a weekend getaway to the very artsy and fresh town of Charlottesville, Va., this November for a chance to attend one the country's most celebrated regional film fests. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 4:07 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Blenheim Vineyards

Wine Wednesday: Blenheim Vineyards

Rock stars sure know how to grow good grapes. Welcome to Dave Matthews' Blenheim Vineyards. Read »

Monday, Sep 30, 2013 at 5:21 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Road Trip! Tour the Historic National Road

Road Trip! Tour the Historic National Road

Head northwest for classic diners, toll houses and historic landmarks that tell of the many that worked on the original road. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 2:26 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Plan Your Fall Foliage Covered Bridge Route

Plan Your Fall Foliage Covered Bridge Route

Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands has some of the best landscapes for a fall foliage tour, not to mention the many historic covered bridges waiting for your arrival. 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 as a web editor and writer for NBCWashington.com. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.
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