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Geroge Washington bust, Masonic Memorial

President’s Day Weekend Fun in and Near Northern Virginia

The long President’s Day weekend adds a boost of extra fun to a sometimes bleak month, and provides an opportunity to explore new destinations in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC region. We’ve rounded up presidential destinations and special events that offer fun for all ages over the three-day weekend. NEW in 2018: Tackle real challenges that George Washington faced […]

Gettysburg Christmas snowmen

Gettysburg Christmas Fun: Top Things to Do on a Holiday Visit

A Gettysburg Christmas offers special holiday events, excellent shopping, and seasonal beauty to inspire a unique and fun Pennsylvania getaway. Most Gettysburg Christmas events return every December, so bookmark our list and tips for future years. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is best known for the tragic Civil War battle that raged over three days in July. During the […]

Fall Apples Hollabaugh Bros PA

A Gettysburg Foodie Getaway to Pennsylvania Apple Country

Take a Gettysburg foodie getaway to explore the burgeoning restaurant scene, excellent cideries and wineries, and fun culinary experiences in Adams County, Pennsylvania apple country. Famous for it’s central role in Civil War history, Gettysburg’s foodie cred is reaching beyond the battlefield with new restaurants and unique cideries, wineries, and distilleries that build on the area’s rich farms.   Our Gettysburg […]

Carrols Creek Cafe Annapolis

Outstanding Weekend Getaways Near Washington DC

Our round-up of weekend getaways near Washington DC offer spectacular nature, delicious food and drink, urban adventures, and rich history all within a 3 hour drive from downtown. Whether you crave a relaxing escape in nature or an active city experience, these getaways offer locals and visitors a weekend of fun and exploration. Annapolis, Maryland   Annapolis is close enough for a summer day trip, but there […]

Tour group Little Round Top Gettysburg NMP

Saturday Postcard: View from Little Round Top Gettysburg NMP

In honor of Park Day 2016, our Saturday Postcard captures the view from Little Round Top in Gettysburg National Military Park. Visitors to Little Round Top see terrain much like soldiers did during the critical second day of the Battle of Gettysburg, the bloodiest battle of the US Civil War.   The hill commanded high ground that was occupied by Union forces who […]