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Horned Deer with Folded Legs, Two-sided; Gold; Zhalauli (Kegen district, Almaty region), 7th-6th C. BCE; H x W x D: 3.5 x 4.9 x 1.15 cm; Central State Museum, Almaty: KP 22030/10; Photo: © The Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty.

Best Museum Exhibits To See This Fall In DC

The best exhibits this fall promise to teach and enlighten with everything from politics to natural history.

09/17/2012

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry, WV

Harpers Ferry is more than a sweeping paradise of rolling mountains, wildflowers and streams. It is also a place of museums, farms, historical sites, guided tours and trails and other points of interest.

09/15/2012

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Prince William, VA

Prince William County, located on the Potomac River, has it all. The trip only requires is a little planning, one stop at the gas station, and you’re good to go.

09/08/2012

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Best Places To Go Apple Picking In DC This Fall

Apple picking time is here, and fear not, the Washington area offers plenty of orchard options. The apple harvest in the Washington area lasts from August to December and peaks in October, boasting red and golden delicious, empire, idared, jonagold, mustu/crispin, Rome, stayman/winesap, york, fuji, gala and, of course, granny smith varieties. Try them all, most are good for baking too. Orchards not included here but also worth checking out are Butlers Orchard and Homestead Farm. For the top five, however, head to these area favorites.

09/07/2012

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Best Fall Festivals In DC

If you think festivals are only for summer, D.C.’s got some surprises for you. The fall brings some of the district’s biggest and best festivals for all ages. Enjoy everything from giant fiestas to book festivals for the whole family. Spend a beautiful day, or two, learning, eating, watching and enjoying yourself right here in D.C. this fall.

09/03/2012

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Best Fall Sports Leagues For Kids In DC

Sports and recreational activities are aspects of childhood that children will carry with them for the rest of their lives. Whether it be sportsman-like conduct, discipline, teamwork or handling a loss with stride, the best fall sports leagues for kids in D.C. promise to help kids grow.

08/31/2012

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Best Indoor Attractions in the DC Area

Looking to get out of the house but still want to stay indoors. Plenty of options for you in the DC area.

10/28/2011

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Best Unique Museums In DC

Looking for the museum that is not just old painting and statues. Be sure to visit the Crime and Punishment Museum, International Spy Museum and Newseum.

03/28/2011

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Best Places For Indoor Golf In The DC Area

Weather not cooperating for a round of golf. Check out these places where you can improve your game year-round.

01/28/2011

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