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Here are 34 easy, memorable escapes within a few hours’ drive.
Great Getaways Blog
Get in the holiday spirit—and delight out-of-town guests on Thanksgiving—with this festive annual tradition.
View CommentsNov 26, 2014 at 10:00 AM | By Sherri Dalphonse
After being closed for two years, the Baltimore Museum of Art’s American Wing reopens this Sunday.
View CommentsNov 21, 2014 at 01:00 PM | By Sherri Dalphonse
A charming small town throws a big festival.
View CommentsNov 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM | By Andrea Poe
Two great ways to get into the fall spirit.
View CommentsNov 07, 2014 at 12:50 PM | By Renee Sklarew

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.