Travel & Outdoors

A dirt road winding through the Contee Plantation on the grounds of SERC. (Kris Ankarlo/All News 99.1)

Best Day Trips on a Budget Near Washington, D.C.

Treat yourself to a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city with these affordable day trips.

10/18/2014

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Best Places for a Fall Getaway Near Washington, D.C.

Just because summer’s gone, doesn’t mean you can’t still squeeze in another relaxing vacation getaway. Here are some of the best places in the D.C. area to do just that.

10/11/2014

Watch The Fall Colors

Best Places for Fall Colors in the Washington, D.C. Area

Fall can be one of the most beautiful times of year. Here are some of the best places in the D.C. area to see colorful fall foliage.

10/04/2014

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Best Getaways for Parents Near Washington, D.C.

Being a parent is a full-time job and, like any job, a break from it all can really make a difference. Check out this list of the best getaways for parents near D.C. and feel the pressure of life slip away.

09/27/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit Washington, D.C. In The Fall

Check out this list of five reasons to visit D.C. in the fall and make sure this year will be a fall to remember.

09/20/2014

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Best Camping Sites Near Washington, D.C.

Want to get away? Don’t waste your time and money planning an elaborate vacation. Grab a sleeping bag, an overnight bag and your favorite book and head to one of these best camping sites located near the D.C. area and enjoy a little R&R today.

09/13/2014

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Best Fall Sporting Events in Washington, D.C.

Don’t let the cooling temperatures put a damper on your social life. Check out this list of the best fall sporting events in the D.C. area and get involved in one of these fun events this fall season.

09/06/2014

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A Day in Georgetown

There’s no better place to spend a day exploring than historic Georgetown. Check out what makes Georgetown so special and how to spend a day in this bustling D.C. neighborhood.

08/30/2014

Duncan Maclachlan, dressed as Alexander of Stewart, rehearses for Stirling Castle's grand renaissance palace opening on June 3, 2011 in Stirling, Scotland. The palace has been closed for two years, while a £12 million pound project was undertaken to return the palace to how it might have looked back in the 1540s, when it was home to Mary of Guise, the widow of James V. Their daughter, Mary Queen of Scots, was raised there before living in France (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Best Fall Festivals to Attend Near Washington, D.C.

Whether you’re a lover of food, arts and crafts, 16th century England or books, check out these best fall festivals to attend near D.C. and expand your entertainment options.

08/23/2014

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Best Outdoor Basketball Courts in Washington, D.C.

What better way to enjoy the summertime weather than with a game of basketball. Check out this list of the best outdoor basketball courts in D.C. and start playing today.

08/16/2014

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