Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:34 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Simeone Automotive Museum

Simeone Automotive Museum

A visit might redefine the term "sports car" in your mind. Take, for instance, the 1909 American Underslung with 40-inch wheels. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012 at 2:03 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Where Chess and Muay Thai Collide

Where Chess and Muay Thai Collide

Athletes will vie for top honors in sports including Muay Thai, chess, gymnastics, boxing & more at the Virginia Sports Festival. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012 at 3:36 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Foosball Championship Location: Not Your Basement

Foosball Championship Location: Not Your Basement

Bring your friends to the 2012 Foosball Championship to watch -- and participate -- as the nation's top foosball players compete for the $12,000 cash prize. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2012 at 11:44 AM
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By Caprice Singletary

Snowtubing: When Laziness and Fun Collide

Snowtubing: When Laziness and Fun Collide

Close your eyes and reflect on the time when life was carefree. A time when you actually appreciated the snow, days off from school, and oh yeah… snow tubing. Read »

Thursday, Jan 26, 2012 at 2:28 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

1st-Time Skiers Luck Out at Bryce Resort

1st-Time Skiers Luck Out at Bryce Resort

First-time skiers get special attention at Bryce Resort in Virginia. Read »

Monday, Jan 9, 2012 at 2:53 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Take Down and Defeat, in Hampton

Take Down and Defeat, in Hampton

The Virginia Duals Wrestling Tournament features top college and high school teams for good ol' wrasslin'. That's a lot of grunting! Read »

Friday, Dec 16, 2011 at 5:09 PM
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By Elizabeth Garbitelli

Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs Chill in Phily

Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs Chill in Phily

The Franklin Institute has 'smaller' ones, too -- like just school-bus-sized. Read »

Thursday, Dec 22, 2011 at 2:22 PM
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By Elizabeth Garbitelli

Broad Street Vs. Broadway at Winter Classic

Broad Street Vs. Broadway at Winter Classic

Take a drive for an epic faceoff between the Philly Flyers and New York Rangers on Jan. 2. Read »

Monday, Dec 5, 2011 at 2:44 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame: #Winning

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame: #Winning

Learn, play and experience at the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in Portsmouth. Read »

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011 at 5:09 PM
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By Courtney Connley

Life & Times of Babe Ruth Showcased in Baltimore

Life & Times of Babe Ruth Showcased in Baltimore

Historic baseball great Babe Ruth learned to play ball on the streets of Baltimore. 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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