Best Washington, D.C. Getaways

Top Washington, D.C. Getaways
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1. Hot Springs, VA and White Sulphur Springs, WV Weekend Getaway
Like two fortresses standing sentinel over the dramatic Allegheny Mountains landscape, two sprawling resorts some 38 mi. apart stand ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Hot Springs, VA - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Washington, D.C.

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The Washington, D.C., area may not be romantic to the government employees working there, but it certainly is to those who visit. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Washington, DC - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in the Mid-Atlantic States

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In Washington, D.C., prepare to have fun and to feel proud, as our nation’s capital is a city that belongs to all Americans. Even ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Washington, DC - Great Family Vacations: Northeast

4. Chincoteague: Family Resort Island Weekend Getaway
Residents and visitors who love Chincoteague, the small fishing village on a 7-mile-long, 11/2-mile-wide island off Virginia’s Eastern ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Chincoteague, VA - Quick Escapes: Washington, D.C.

5. Bucks County, Pennsylvania (Including New Hope, Doylestown, and Lambertsville, NJ) Weekend Getaway
A classic American getaway, Bucks County is 625 square miles of covered bridges, stone barns, hills, and waterways. It’s an area that ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications New Hope , PA - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Washington, D.C.

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There is a town within sight of the nation’s capital that most everyone has heard of, yet only a few know about. Though located in ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Alexandria, VA - Romantic Weekends: Virginia, Maryland & Washington, DC

7. Bethany Beach and Rehoboth Beach: Oceans of Fun Weekend Getaway
One of the quickest and most complete escapes from Washington is “the beach,” which to many city dwellers means Delaware’s Bethany ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Rehoboth Beach, DE - Quick Escapes: Washington, D.C.

8. Central Virginia Vineyards (Including Culpeper and Orange) Weekend Getaway
Thomas Jefferson would be pleased. He was convinced that the Monticello area would be suitable for wine making, and now one-half of ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Culpeper, VA - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Washington, D.C.

9. Annapolis: City on the Bay Weekend Getaway
Many Washington area residents don’t think of Annapolis, which is a scant 30 miles away, as a weekend escape. But the best way to ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Annapolis, MD - Quick Escapes: Washington, D.C.

10. A Tale of Two Neighborhoods: Kalorama and Adams-Morgan Romantic Getaway
The Yin-and-Yang neighborhoods of Kalorama and Adams–Morgan, where high society bumps up against Ethiopian restaurants and all-night ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Washington, DC - Romantic Days and Nights in Washington, D.C.

11. Delaware's Atlantic Coast (Including Dewey Beach and Rehoboth) Weekend Getaway
Beginning with Cape Henelopen and extending 23 mi. south to Fenwick Island, Delaware’s shore along the Atlantic is known for its beachfront ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Dewey Beach, DE - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Washington, D.C.

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Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Frederick , MD - Quick Escapes: Washington, D.C.

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There are more than one hundred points of interest in and around the Washington area, along with numerous theaters and cultural opportunities. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Washington, DC - Day Trips from Baltimore

14. Lower Eastern Shore, Maryland & Virginia (Including Assateague & Chincoteague Islands) Weekend Getaway
The small towns of the lower eastern shore sometimes seem a century away from the oceanfront’s summertime bustle. Main Street shops, ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Snow Hill, MD - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Washington, D.C.

15. Pipestem Resort State Park & New River Gorge: West Virginia Jewels Weekend Getaway
Once synonymous with coal mining, steel manufacturing, and gaping ecological destruction, West Virginia today is deservedly famous ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Beckley, WV - Quick Escapes: Washington, D.C.

16. George and Martha's Potomac: Mount Vernon Romantic Getaway
George Washington slept here - you can't. At Mount Vernon, that is. But you’re going there by boat today, and it’s a lovely and romantic ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Alexandria, VA - Romantic Days and Nights in Washington, D.C.

17. Capitol Ideas: The Hill Romantic Getaway
Capitol Hill, aka The Hill, isn’t all lobbyists, hearing rooms, and civics lessons. It’s a vibrant urban community, chock-full of ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Washington, DC - Romantic Days and Nights in Washington, D.C.

18. Elkins and Canaan Valley: A Four-Season Paradise Weekend Getaway
The Monongahela National Forest, a gigantic wilderness area in West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, is home to some of the most magnificent ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Elkins, WV - Quick Escapes: Washington, D.C.

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This 25-mile national parkway follows the shoreline of the Potomac River upstream from Mount Vernon, through historic Alexandria, ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Washington, DC - Scenic Driving Virginia

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The Maryland shore of the Atlantic Ocean is full of delights and contrasts. In this weekend escape you browse the elegant little town ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Berlin, MD - Quick Escapes: Washington, D.C.

 
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