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How to Stay Healthy When Traveling

Here are some practical tips to help prevent you from getting sick while traveling.

02/25/2015

A historical marker on August 19, 2011 notes the parking garage in the Rosslyn neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, where Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward met in secret with his source "Deep Throat" (Senior FBI official Mark Felt) as Woodward investigated former US President Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal in 1972 and 1973. The scandal ultimately lead to Nixon's resignation in 1974.    AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Va. Announce Tourism Matching Grant Funds Totaling $773,000

Fifty-one local tourism initiatives are sharing in Virginia tourism grants totaling $773,000.

02/18/2015

Howard County Mancation Campaign

Maryland County Promoting ‘Bromance’ Tourism

You’ve heard of vactions and staycations, but if you’re in a “bromance,” Howard County wants you to have what they call a “mancation.”

02/05/2015

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High Court Asked to Rule on Tour-Guide Licensing

Should tour guides in Washington have to prove they know James Madison from James Monroe? Should those in New Orleans take tests on the difference between Creole and Cajun?

11/17/2014

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Local Va. Tourism Gets $850,000 Boost

More than $850,000 in matching grant money is headed to 46 local tourism initiatives to help regional tourism officials attract more visitors.

09/19/2014

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Virginia Kicks Off 3rd Annual Craft Beer Month

Virginia is kicking off its third annual craft beer month.

08/01/2014

National Air and Space Museum (Photo by Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

D.C. Is Home To Four Of The World’s 20 Most Visited Museums

The treasures stored inside D.C.’s impressive collection of museums — dinosaur bones, spaceships, iconic movie and television props and artistic masterpieces — apparently have a lot of international appeal.

06/11/2014

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Maryland Schools May Adopt Post-Labor Day Start

Comptroller Peter Franchot is praising a vote by a state task force to recommend a longer summer break for Maryland students.

05/20/2014

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

A tourist snaps pictures on the West lawn of the US Capitol. (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite Shutdown, D.C. Had Record Tourism In 2013

Tourism officials say 2013 was another record-breaking year for attractions in the nation’s capital with an increase in domestic visitors and spending.

05/06/2014

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