Fall is a wonderful time of year for a family getaways around Washington, D.C. The foliage this time of year is beautiful, and the fall family fun abounds. Don’t miss out on the best fall family getaways in D.C. this year.
The College of William and Mary has long claimed fame as the “Alma Mater of a Nation,” pre-dating the American Revolution. Now archaeologist say weeks of fresh excavation have uncovered the remnants of earthworks apparently dug by occupying Union troops — new evidence that the colonial-era school had an outsized role in the Civil War.
Virginia tourism officials are hoping to draw 1 million visitors to the state’s website in May, and they’re giving away bigger prizes as they get closer to that goal.