Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012 at 5:40 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

980-Pound Pumpkin Lurks in Virginia

980-Pound Pumpkin Lurks in Virginia

The Corn Maze in The Plains, Va., now has another reason to visit... a really big reason. Read »

Monday, Oct 15, 2012 at 1:42 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Fall Foliage Bike Tour

Fall Foliage Bike Tour

Enjoy the fall foliage this year with a bike tour of the Shenandoah Valley. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 at 9:33 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Cycling Tour of Southern Md. Farms

Cycling Tour of Southern Md. Farms

Grab your favorite bicycle -- or unicycle if you're cool like that -- and join the Crop Hop, a cycling tour of Southern Maryland's farms. Read »

Monday, Oct 8, 2012 at 10:35 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Fells Point Festival

Baltimore's Inner Harbor was packed during the Fells Point Festival over the... See Full Gallery »

Monday, Sep 10, 2012 at 11:16 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Trails, Scales and Waterfalls at Cunningham State Park

Trails, Scales and Waterfalls at Cunningham State Park

Cunningham State Park is close to town and features the tallest cascading waterfall in Maryland. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 at 12:30 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Ocean City Bikini Parade

Ocean City Bikini Parade

Ocean City planners are hoping to gather more than 1,085 bikini-clad women to break the Guinness World Record for... bikini parading? Yep. Read »

Monday, Aug 20, 2012 at 10:29 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Fields of Gold: Sunflowers in Md.

Nothing says summer like a sunflower in bloom. Head over the McKee-Beshers in... See Full Gallery »

Friday, Aug 10, 2012 at 2:00 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Cascade Falls: A Natural Beauty

Cascade Falls: A Natural Beauty

Cascade Falls near Pembroke, Va., is a must-see summer destination. Read »

Thursday, Aug 9, 2012 at 11:25 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Blues, Brews and Barbecue Hits the Slopes

Blues, Brews and Barbecue Hits the Slopes

Find microbrews galore at Snowshoe Mountain this weekend. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2012 at 3:32 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Need for (200 MPH) Speed at the Hampton Cup Regatta

A Need for (200 MPH) Speed at the Hampton Cup Regatta

The 87th Hampton Cup Regatta has one thing in mind: speed, and lots of it. 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.
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