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Nemacolin Woodlands Getaway: Luxury Meets Adventure in Pennsylvania

A Nemacolin Woodlands getaway offers a unique combination of luxury and adventure perfect for a romantic retreat, family vacation, or adult get-together. Occupying 2,000 acres in the Laurel Highlands region of Western Pennsylvania, the resort makes the most of its beautiful setting. Lodging Options at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Nemacolin’s quirky sense of fun and luxury […]

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Outdoor Summer Fun In and Near Northern Virginia

Outdoor summer fun is back and that means performances under the stars, water activities, hiking, dining, drink, and getaways that take advantage of long days and warm nights. Our round-up of things to do in and near Northern Virginia will keep you busy all season long. Whatever your mood, we’ve found outdoor summer fun for […]

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Northern Virginia Boating and Fun on the Water

Warm weather means the return of Northern Virginia boating and fun on the water to the beautiful lakes, rivers, and bays of the Washington DC region. Whether you’re looking for a casual float, an active paddle, or fishing fun, we’ve found facilities perfect for a summer day. The Potomac and Occoquan Rivers, estuaries of the Chesapeake Bay, and several lakes […]

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2017 Outdoor Movies in Northern Virginia

2017 outdoor movies in Northern Virginia offer the chance to relax and enjoy a fun flick under the stars. Free summer screenings begin in May and ramp up with additional venues over the summer. Wolf Trap also offers a selection of paid movie and music performances during the summer (details below). 2017 Summer Concert Series are also underway, offering lots of free, […]

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Summer Fun with Dad and Father’s Day 2017 in Northern Virginia

We’ve rounded up special Father’s Day 2017 events plus anytime ideas for fun Northern Virginia outings with Dad all year long. We have suggestions that are active or relaxed, kid-friendly or adult-focused, and even some activities that are great for hard-to-please teens. Adults Only? Active Hikes with History, Wine, and Food Combine a little history, a shady hike, and […]

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June 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

June 2017 events include the return of popular, multi-day carnivals and festivals, along with opportunities to volunteer, compete, learn, and play throughout Northern Virginia. Enjoy carnival rides, art, hikes, wine, beer, food, and more as special events kick off a new summer of fun. Herndon Festival, Herndon, June 1 – 4 The 37th Annual Herndon Festival returns with four days of fun, combining an outdoor concert […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright Road Trip to Laurel Highlands Pennsylvania

Tour three beautiful homes, including an iconic masterpiece, on a Frank Lloyd Wright road trip to Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob, and Polymath Park in Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania. This road trip is perfect for lovers of architecture, nature, and art, and it’s just a three-and-a-half hour drive from the Northern Virginia and Washington DC area. Frank Lloyd Wright, once […]

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Pope-Leighy House Tour: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Gem in Northern Virginia

A Pope-Leighy House tour connects visitors with Frank Lloyd Wright’s principles for middle-class living in tune with nature, in a Usonian gem in Northern Virginia. Wright was recognized by the American Institute of Architects as “the greatest American architect of all time.” His principles of organic architecture encouraged living in connection to, and harmony with, nature, and he pioneered home […]

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Fresh Mediterranean by the Lake at Reston’s Cafesano

Reston’s Cafesano offers a fresh, Mediterranean-inspired menu featuring delicious pizzas and sandwiches, in a bright, casual space by Lake Thoreau. Patrons order at the counter, then food is delivered to your table or booth by the restaurant’s friendly staff.   Decor and Vibe at Reston’s Cafesano When Cafesano first opened in Reston’s South Lakes Village Center, we were […]