Great Day Trips 2011

Pick your pleasure: Eating crabs at water's edge. Biking scenic back roads. Cool canoe trips. Friendly wineries. Plus—12 other fun ways to spend a day.

The Crab Claw Restaurant A Dog's Day in Annapolis
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Mason Neck State Park

Birdwatch on canoe

Casino at Delaware Park

A Fun bet

Eastern Shore Cycling

Bike and brunch

Queenstown Harbor

Golf along the water

Small Town Wonders

Rappahannock Co., VA

Two low-key towns—one with 4-star dining

Solomons Island, MD

A boardwalk-lined former shipbuilding community

Shepherdstown, WV

Buildings here date back to the Revolutionary War

Dinosaur Land

A fiberglass menagerie of the Mesozoic Era

River Riders

A spectacular zipline canopy tour along the Potomac River

Clark’s Elioak Farm

A 540-acre cattle, sheep, and vegetable farm

This package appears in the August 2011 issue of The Washingtonian. 

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