Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, Jan 27, 2012 at 4:49 PM
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By Jocelyn Rubin

Discovering the Civil War by Train

Discovering the Civil War by Train

Take your own ride past points of Civil War history. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012 at 5:08 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Terrifying, But Interesting: Dentistry Museum

Terrifying, But Interesting: Dentistry Museum

Hey, George Washington's teeth had to end up SOMEwhere. Read »

Monday, Jan 23, 2012 at 2:47 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Baltimore Restaurant Week

Baltimore Restaurant Week

Nom a three-course dinner for either $20.12 or $30.12. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 at 1:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Festival of Trains at B&O Railroad Museum

Festival of Trains at B&O Railroad Museum

Both B&O Museums in Ellicot City and Baltimore offer year-round train rides and a hands-on learning experience. Read »

Thursday, Dec 8, 2011 at 10:34 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Pics: 'The Lion King' on Stage

The National Tour is in Baltimore through Jan. 8. See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Dec 8, 2011 at 10:40 AM
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By Elizabeth Garbitelli

'The Lion King' Roars in Baltimore

'The Lion King'  Roars in Baltimore

Catch the stunning live interpretation of the modern-day Disney classic. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011 at 11:56 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Power Plant Lights Up the Night

Power Plant Lights Up the Night

Catch an impressive light show as designs are cast against the buildings at Power Plant Live! in Baltimore. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011 at 11:56 AM
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By Molly Martinez

Baltimore's Lexington Market

Baltimore's Lexington Market

A favorite pit stop for George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, the Baltimore market has been operating for an incredible 220 years. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

To the Top of the World in 60 Minutes

To the Top of the World in 60 Minutes

Top of the World offers up the best views of Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011 at 4:24 PM
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By Elizabeth Garbitelli

Baltimore Museum of Art (With a Pot of Tea at the End)

Baltimore Museum of Art (With a Pot of Tea at the End)

The District lays claim to a score of well-curated museums, but don't forget the Baltimore Museum of Art 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.