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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 5:26 PM
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By Brooke Evans, NBC Washington

Top 10 Maryland Day Trips for Spring

Temperatures are rising and flowers are blooming. Celebrate springtime at one of... View gallery »

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 at 3:18 PM
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By Michelle Chavez

PHOTOS: Georgetown GLOW Light Display

Look no further than Georgetown for free winter fun with the Georgetown GLOW... View gallery »

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 at 4:55 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Tour of James Monroe's Ash Lawn-Highland

Sure, you've been to Mount Vernon and maybe Monticello, but have you ever taken a... View gallery »

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 at 3:00 PM
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By William Shermaniii

Your Summer DMV Concert Roundup

There are countless performances to look forward to this summer in the D.C. area. View gallery »

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 12:36 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: 2015 Funk Parade on U Street

Thousands lined the streets of D.C. on Saturday for this year's Funk Parade,... View gallery »

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 4:01 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: Running of the Chihuahuas at the D.C. Wharf

The 4th annual Running of the Chihuahuas (AKA #Chirace2015) took place this... View gallery »

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 1:41 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Look Back at Local History: Fairfax Train Museum

Fairfax Station wasn't just a train station in the late 19th century; it was... View gallery »

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 8:09 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Presidential Getaway: Rosemont Manor

A Presidential Getaway: Rosemont Manor

Virginia is full of historic destinations, but few are as beautifully restored as Rosemont Manor, presidents have walked the halls. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 3:49 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Stargaze With an Astronomer in the Shenandoahs

Stargaze With an Astronomer in the Shenandoahs

Spend a weekend at Shenandoah National Park this summer and get the chance to star gaze with astronomers. Read »

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 4:31 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Need a Fall Road Trip? We Have Lots!

Need a Fall Road Trip? We Have Lots!

Fall is just around the corner and there's always somewhere you could be traveling. See our fall event ideas. 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.)

Got an idea worthy of being featured on Worth The Trip? Let us know! Email DCNews(at)nbcwashington.com.
Authors
Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Media. 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: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.