Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Jan 28, 2013 at 10:21 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Year of the Snake in Baltimore

Year of the Snake in Baltimore

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Baltimore's Walters Art Museum. Read »

Friday, Jan 25, 2013 at 12:40 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

U.S. Junior Speedskating Championship

U.S. Junior Speedskating Championship

Put on your snow tire chains (OK maybe not, they might be illegal here) and find your way to the U.S. Junior Short-Track Speedskating Championship with weekend in Woodbridge, VA. Read »

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 5:12 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

All About the Fur Kids: World of Pets Expo

All About the Fur Kids: World of Pets Expo

The World of Pets Expo features dog agility trials, demos, classes... and a guinea pig-a-thon. Read »

Monday, Dec 24, 2012 at 2:09 PM
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By Alicia Notarianni of The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown

Christmas Train Show in Hagerstown

Christmas Train Show in Hagerstown

The Trains of Christmas show is in Hagerstown through February. Read »

Thursday, Dec 13, 2012 at 9:23 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Top 20 Holiday Day Trips

Get outta town -- but not too far! These ideas for holiday fun range from the... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013 at 3:14 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Christmas in Middleburg Saturday

Christmas in Middleburg Saturday
Middleburg, VA

Celebrate Christmas early in Middleburg, Va, with a wine crawl, a parade and a hundred red-coated riders on horseback. Read »

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013 at 3:14 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Getting Crafty With Holiday Shopping

Getting Crafty With Holiday Shopping

We know you're not done with your shopping. Head over to the Sugarloaf Craft Festival, Dec. 7-9 in Dulles. Read »

Monday, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:37 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Santa Train Tickets Go on Sale

Santa Train Tickets Go on Sale

Tickets for the VRE's annual Santa Train go on sale Monday, Nov. 26. Read »

Monday, Nov 19, 2012 at 2:21 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A S'More Trolley to Toyland

A S'More Trolley to Toyland

The Winter Lights Festival in Gaithersburg puts you in an open-air trolley where you can make S'Mores en route to Toyland. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 at 1:32 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Va.'s Oldest Home: Bacon's Castle

Va.'s Oldest Home: Bacon's Castle

Take a tour of Virginia's oldest brick dwelling and 17th-century gardens at Bacon's Castle in Surry, Va. 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.
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