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These places let you customize your picnic experience, from wine to fresh blankets.
Great Getaways Blog
Just say no to the extra pair of whatever.
View CommentsMay 22, 2015 at 05:11 PM | By Ali Follman
Cunningham Falls State Park ~65 miles from Washington, D.C. Cunningham Falls offers two unique areas for campers: the William Houck Area centers around a 43-acre lake, with access to boat rentals and swimming. The Manor Area sits three miles out...
View CommentsMay 22, 2015 at 10:25 AM | By Angie Hilsman
These places let you customize your picnic experience, from wine to fresh blankets.
Art, music, books, strawberries—there's a festival for every taste.
View CommentsMay 15, 2015 at 09:50 AM | By Sherri Dalphonse

Does it really matter where we walk? Can a stroll past honking cars and suburban shopping centers still be a journey of discovery? To find out, the author walked 14 miles home from Washington, DC.

City scenes, wetland paths, rocky trails—Washington has plenty of opportunities for you to stretch your legs.

Spend a weekend eating and drinking your way through the South.

Fifty things every local needs to do.

Features

These DC neighborhoods are among the most exciting places to eat and drink right now.
When and where to start, and how to plan your trip.
Whether you prefer pools, lakes, or bay beaches, here are great nearby spots to dive in.
Here are 34 easy, memorable escapes within a few hours’ drive.
Here's the very best of what these neighboring Northern Virginia towns have to offer.
Fun and scenic walks and rides for whether you are a beginner or a pro.