Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
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 17, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Eat, Drink, Be Merry at Highlandtown Wine Fest

Eat, Drink, Be Merry at Highlandtown Wine Fest

Baltimore's annual Highlandtown Wine Festival will feature fine wines, delectable Italian food and more. Read »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Laurita Winery

We traveled off the beaten path to a small town with a big winery: Laurita Winery... See Full Gallery »

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 »

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 10:16 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Roadside Barbecue at the Pit Stop in Aldie, Va.

Gilberts Corner in Aldie, Va., is just your average roundabout located in Loudoun County with one added bonus, a roadside barbecue stop called The Pit Stop. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014 at 1:05 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Annapolis Restaurant Week Runs Through March 2

Annapolis Restaurant Week Runs Through March 2

If you're still angsting over missing out on D.C. Restaurant Week, you can make it up to yourself with a jaunt to the east. Read »

Friday, Jan 3, 2014 at 12:38 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Howard Co. Restaurant Week Starts Jan. 13

Howard Co. Restaurant Week Starts Jan. 13

Celebrate another year of new cuisines with Howard County Restaurant Week (actually two weeks), Jan. 13-27. Read »

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013 at 2:47 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Holiday Bash, Lights Spectacular at Power Plant Live

Holiday Bash, Lights Spectacular at Power Plant Live

Baltimore's Power Plant Live is lighting the Inner Harbor with its lights spectacular after a family-friendly concert this Saturday... followed by a not-so-family-friendly Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl. Read »

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 at 4:27 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Give the Gift of Community With a Co-Op Stop

Give the Gift of Community With a Co-Op Stop

Support the local community by becoming an owner (or consumer) this holiday season at the Common Market in Frederick, Md. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 5:05 PM
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By Alana Wise

Black Friday Was Made for Partying

Black Friday Was Made for Partying

The thrill of bargain shopping will be just as strong with drink specials, including $3 Bud Lights, $5 Skyy & American Honey shots and $15 Awesome Sauce Buckets. 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.