Worth the Trip
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Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 3:01 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A 3.2-Day Vacation in Philly (Really)

A 3.2-Day Vacation in Philly (Really)

Use your leftover vacation days, all 3.2 of them, for a preplanned trip to Philly. Read »

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 2:03 PM
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By Arielle Hixson, Carissa DiMargo

Top 10 Day Trips

Where do you go when you want to get away... and also sleep in your own bed that... See Full Gallery »

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 »

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 6:16 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Box Yourself In -- Literally -- at "While You Wait"

Box Yourself In -- Literally -- at

Spend five minutes inside a box -- hey, it's an art piece -- and see what happens "While You Wait." 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 »

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 »

Friday, Apr 25, 2014 at 3:15 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Catch-and-Release Fly Fishing Adventure in Va.

Catch-and-Release Fly Fishing Adventure in Va.

A unique catch and release fly fishing experience is in store for you at Escatawba Farms in Covington, Va. Mountain views are plenty along with experienced guided tours available. Read »

Friday, Apr 25, 2014 at 3:18 PM
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By Alana Wise

Happiness Awaits: Maryland Bacon Festival

Happiness Awaits: Maryland Bacon Festival

Bacon enthusiasts, unite! (At a slow pace, since you'll probably be too full to walk.) 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 »

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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.