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6 Favorite Scenic Places to Relax in Fairfax County Virginia

Beautiful weather makes us want to take a hike, but it also makes us want to chill. Here are 6 scenic places to relax and soak up nature’s beauty on a lovely day in Fairfax County, Virginia. These places to relax are all less than an hour’s drive from Washington DC, perfect for a quick escape from […]

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Celebrate Labor Day Weekend 2017 in Northern Virginia

Labor Day weekend 2017 brings the unofficial end of summer to Virginia so finish strong with these fun, friendly events in Northern Virginia. Festivals and car shows, waterparks and pools, parks and markets are all ready for one more weekend of no school freedom. Labor Day Weekend 2017 Events Virginia Scottish Games and Festival, The Plains, Sep 2 – 3 […]

Romantic Getaways from Washington DC

15 Fabulous Romantic Getaways from Washington DC

Spark the flames of love with these 15 fabulous romantic getaways from Washington DC, including charming country inns and luxurious city lodging. Whether you plan to hide out for a long weekend, or head out for couples fun, we’ve discovered places to stay that are perfect for romance. 15 Fabulous Romantic Getaways from Washington DC […]

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12 Virginia Beer Trails to Sample Local Craft Brews

These 12 Virginia beer trails are perfect for craft beer lovers who want to explore the state’s thriving brewery scene, whether your focus is on the journey or the tasty brew that awaits. New trails are popping up all over, which is a good thing because Virginia is busting with more than 60 craft breweries. […]

Sugarloaf Mountain Hike to Maryland Views

Sugarloaf Mountain Hike to Maryland Views

A Sugarloaf Mountain hike delivers great views of the Maryland countryside and a convenient network of trails that allow very short or longer hikes. A road leads to two parking areas about three quarters of the way up the mountain. Picnic tables near the parking areas are perfect for non-hikers or folks with limited mobility […]

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August 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

August 2017 events in Northern Virginia fill the month with County Fairs, beer fests, a nostalgic drive-in, shopping and dining deals, and more summer fun. We also celebrate the Great American Eclipse (even though we won’t get the full effect here). Bookmark this page and plan a month of summer fun in Northern Virginia. 69th Annual […]

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Experience the 2017 Great American Eclipse In Northern Virginia

Experience the 2017 Great American Eclipse in Northern Virginia with special events and programs during the afternoon of August 21st. For the first time in over a century a partial solar eclipse will be visible over the entire United States. Some lucky areas will experience a total eclipse, but coverage will only reach 80% in the Washington […]

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July 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

July 2017 events in Northern Virginia offer the chance to celebrate with fireworks, parades, music, wine, beer, food, history, acrobatics and more. Catch a parade and fireworks, relax to live entertainment, head to a watery circus, sip Virginia brews and wine, immerse yourself in history, and enjoy summer fun throughout the area. Some events require tickets that sell out […]

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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 […]