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Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 2:36 PM
By Cordilia James

Free and Cheap Things to Do in Northern Virginia

Food halls, farmers' markets and fairs, oh my! Check out all sorts of fun, free and cheap things to do in Northern Virginia. If you're looking for other inexpensive activities around the DMV, check out our...View gallery »

  • Catch Live Music at Westover Beer Garden
  • Explore Old Treasures at the Old Lucketts Store
  • Watch a Movie Under the Stars
Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 11:25 AM
By Taameen Mohammad

Free and Cheap Things to Do in Maryland

From museums to parks to salsa classes, here's a list of plenty of fun things you can do in Maryland for free or on the cheap.View gallery »

  • Crack the Code at the National Cryptologic Museum
  • Learn About the Evolution of Radio
  • Jam Along to Summer Fridays at National Harbor
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.