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Here are 34 easy, memorable escapes within a few hours’ drive.
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On the menu: camping, cigar nights, yoga, and an Indian festival of lights.
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Hold onto summer a little longer with these exclusive getaway deals.
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Canoe back in time or discover a wildlife sanctuary with these getaways.
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Sit back at relax on these river outings.
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Fun, scenic walks and rides, whether you are a beginner, an intermediate, or a pro.

Want to play tourist in Washington—or take around out-of-town guests—but feel like you’ve seen everything? Chances are you haven’t.

Friendly wineries, sandy beaches, horseback trails, fun festivals, new museums, great shopping—and other terrific ideas for spending a day.

This region is home to more casinos than ever. Here’s a guide to the area’s best—and advice on how to win.


Some of the fiercest, most important battles of the Civil War were fought within a few hours of Washington. Here are eight day trips through history
We asked ten busy jet-setters to tell us how to dress and what to bring to guarantee comfort and style on the plane.
After years of declining business, travel agents are popular again.