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Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 10:29 AM

Small Island of Kauai Dotted With Spectacular Golf Courses

Small Island of Kauai Dotted With Spectacular Golf Courses

Hawaii has some of the most beautiful and memorable golf courses in the world. And the quiet island of Kauai may have the most picturesque courses on the islands — or anywhere else. From Poipu Bay in the south,... Read »

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 12:54 PM

100+ Things to Do This Summer in the DC Area

We've got the ultimate guide to events, venues and sights to soak up this summer. Read »

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 6:33 PM
Best Beach Options for the Area

Best Beach Options for the Area

This weekend marks the official start of the summer beach season. News4's Mark Segraves takes a look at three nearby options. Watch »

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 2:26 PM
10 Places to Swim to Avoid Bridge Traffic

10 Places to Swim to Avoid Bridge Traffic

Can't bear to brave the Bay Bridge? Here's where to go instead when you want a dose of nature in summer. Watch »

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 5:52 PM
One Tank Trip: History With a Scoop of Ice Cream in Fauquier

One Tank Trip: History With a Scoop of Ice Cream in Fauquier

Fauquier County is known for delicious treats from Red Truck Bakery and the Moo Thru — But visitors can experience small town satisfaction and historic sights, too. News4's Molette Green reports on a trip... Watch »

Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 3:03 PM

Summer Music Festivals 2019: DC, Maryland, Virginia and More

Summer Music Festivals 2019: DC, Maryland, Virginia and More

Here are the music festivals that D.C. needs to know about. Read »

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 5:54 PM
One Tank Trip: Molette Goes to Chincoteague

One Tank Trip: Molette Goes to Chincoteague

Molette Green takes us on a family friendly trip on a single tank of gas from D.C. Watch »

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 9:23 AM

'World's Largest' Bounce House Will Pop Up in Maryland

Billed as the world's largest bounce house, the "ultimate inflatable theme park" is returning to Maryland in May, as DC101 reported. Read »

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 1:04 PM

Visit National Parks for Free Sat. During National Park Week

Get into any national park for free on Saturday and Thursday, April 25 during National Park Week. Read »

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 at 1:35 PM

Life-Size Dinosaurs Arrive at NYC Zoo in Trucks for Safari

They may have been swathed in plastic, but the silhouette of the T-Rex -- one of most ferocious predators to stalk the earth -- was unmistakable as it arrived at Bronx Zoo over the last week. The zoo filmed... 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.