Worth the Trip
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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 »

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 11:51 AM
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By Margaret Voelzke

Watch the World's Best Sand Sculptors at Work

Watch the World's Best Sand Sculptors at Work

Watch 500 tons of sand be transformed into world-class sculptures in Atlantic City. Read »

Friday, May 30, 2014 at 5:13 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Modern Twists on Classic Pastimes at Finch Sewing Studio

Modern Twists on Classic Pastimes at Finch Sewing Studio

You'd be surprised at how many people living in the 21st century that don't know how to sew. Finch Sewing Studio in Leesburg will help you learn -- with a few modern updates. 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 »

Monday, May 12, 2014 at 4:25 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Front Royal Wine & Craft Fest Stars 20 Va. Wineries

Front Royal Wine & Craft Fest Stars 20 Va. Wineries

The countryside gets crafty once again for the 28th annual Front Royal Wine and Craft Festival. 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 »

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 1:24 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Reston Gets Colorful at NoVa Fine Arts Fest

Reston Gets Colorful at NoVa Fine Arts Fest

The Reston Town Center fills the streets with creative expression and live performance for the 43rd annual Northern Virgina Fine Arts Festival in May. Read »

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 2:40 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Williamsburg Winery

Wine Wednesday: Williamsburg Winery

Williamsburg Winery has won two awards for best wine in Virginia and there's a 6'5" English colonial buried on the property. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 12:58 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Kite Fest Meets Beer Fest in Virginia Beach

Kite Fest Meets Beer Fest in Virginia Beach

The 14th annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival returns for a beach-eriffic day in the sun in Virginia Beach, May 3-4. Read »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 5:54 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Laurita Winery

Wine Wednesday: Laurita Winery

Laurita Winery welcomes you to New Jersey and plenty of two-stepping dancing parties. 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.)

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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.