Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 at 3:08 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Bacon Fest Near Baltimore

Bacon Fest Near Baltimore

Head north for an afternoon of crispy delights at Heavy Seas Brewing Company. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Tale of Two Wine Fests

A Tale of Two Wine Fests

This September 15-16, choose from two like-minded fests. Read »

Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 at 2:24 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Onancock HarborFest: Rubber Duck Races & All

Onancock HarborFest: Rubber Duck Races & All

Virginia's Onanacock HarborFest is more than rubber duck races -- but yes, you'll find those, too. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 at 5:05 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesdays: Linganore Winery

Wine Wednesdays: Linganore Winery

Linganore Winery in Mt. Airy, Md., hosts its very own wine festivals throughout the year. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 at 4:59 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Linganore Vineyards in Mt. Airy, Md.

Go to Linganore Winery for the wine, festivals, concerts or food. The choice... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 10:29 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Old-Time Farm Fest Breaks Out the Threshers

Old-Time Farm Fest Breaks Out the Threshers

Steam threshers are back in style! Well, OK maybe that's not a proven fact, but you can see all sorts of old gadgets in action in Maryland this weekend. Read »

Friday, Jul 27, 2012 at 4:04 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Virginia Is for (Music) Lovers at FloydFest 2012

Virginia Is for (Music) Lovers at FloydFest 2012

FloydFest brings 100+ bands, kids' workshops and outdoor adventures to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012 at 11:36 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Loudoun County Fair

The Loudoun County Fair is only open through Saturday -- don't miss out on... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 at 5:47 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Break a Moustache Record, for No Real Reason

Break a Moustache Record, for No Real Reason

Want to help break the record for "Most People Wearing False Moustaches at Once"? Uh, yeah you do! Read »

Monday, Jul 16, 2012 at 8:30 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Seafood Splurge at the Tawes Clam Bake

Seafood Splurge at the Tawes Clam Bake

Find all-you-can-eat clams, crabs and every other summery food you can think of at the Tawes Clam Bake in Crisfield, Md. 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.