Historic London Town & Gardens, steeped in history and surrounded by beautiful gardens, has something to attract every age group. It is truly a gem, tucked away on the banks of the South River.
Wye Island is a refuge for wildlife, including some that owe their comebacks to its protected shores. It is a time capsule for a simpler time and a microcosm for many special places around the great Chesapeake Bay.
Lying along the broad tidal stretch of the Potomac River about 50 miles downstream from Washington, DC, Caledon State Park’s 2,500 acres of riverside forest are a gathering place for bald eagles from up and down the East Coast.
Everyone who was anyone in the ever-evolving political and commercial landscape of the time would have spent hour upon hour at Gadsby’s Tavern – eating, drinking and engaging in heavy debates over the issues of the day.
Carlyle House was built in 1753, and became a center of social and political life in the community.
The trail parallels the river with the rushing water in sight at every bend. Every few yards well-worn trails lead from the main trail to the riverbank, serving as pocket-sized picnic areas, fishing piers, inner-tube launch ramps, and perfect photo ops.
The displays and tours offered by Manassas National Battlefield Park don’t just help visitors remember the past – they help bring it to life.
Located within the heart of Virginia’s wine country, Lake Anna offers an abundance of recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.
The National Museum of the Marine Corps stands as a monument to the core values of the Marine Corps: honor, courage, and commitment. Visiting is a powerful and fulfilling experience and is a must-do trip.
Just thirty miles south of Washington, DC, Prince William Forest Park is a serene getaway. Turning into its leafy entrance is like driving into another world.
Among the B&O Railroad Museum’s features are its 20-minute train rides aboard its Royal Blue line. The Royal Blue is a 1948 Observation Lounge Car. Once the staff welcomed us, we joined conductor Robert McCabe in shouting a hearty “All Aboard” and began our adventure.
Located less than 14 miles outside of downtown Baltimore, this weekday trip suggestion is perfect for those that might elect to forgo happy hour and, instead, indulge in an afternoon getaway on the Chesapeake Bay.
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