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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11:15 AM
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By Julie Gallagher, Courtney Rozen, Carissa DiMargo

10 Places to Swim If You Want to Avoid Bay Bridge Traffic

Rivers, lakes and bays: Here's where to go when you want to swim in a natural...View gallery »

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 4:56 PM
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By Arielle Hixson, Yvonne Ivey, Carissa DiMargo

10 Places to Cool Off Within 100 Miles of DC

Summer's on the way! Whether you're looking for the best local water parks or...View gallery »

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 6:04 PM
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By Deanna Reid, Carissa DiMargo

Get Outta Town: Top 10 Nearby Beaches

No, Waikiki isn't on the list -- we're looking at the best beaches within an easy...View gallery »

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 11:02 AM
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By Julie Gallagher

Top 10 Places to Hike in the DMV

Time to step off of the treadmill and out of the gym! Get your daily workout...View gallery »

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 11:10 AM
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By Arielle Hixson, NBC Washington

Top 10 Day Trips Less Than 100 Miles From DC

Where do you go when you want to get away... and also sleep in your own bed that...View gallery »

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 10:48 AM
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By Sophia Barnes

Top 10 Virginia Day Trips for Spring

After hiding inside this winter, you're probably ready to enjoy warm weather.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 »

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: Glass House Winery

Glass House Winery is located minutes from Charlottesville and features a...View gallery »

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015 at 1:51 PM
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By Margaret Voelzke

Educate Yourself: Chocolate & Wine Classes in Va.

Educate Yourself: Chocolate & Wine Classes in Va.

Artfully Chocolate in Alexandria offers several tasty classes for those interested in a hands-on experience (because who doesn't want more time with chocolate?). 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 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.