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Day Trips Near Washington, DC

Within a short drive from Washington, DC, there are lots of fun things to do for the day. Find here some great day trip ideas, places to visit in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.
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Top 15 Maryland Attractions
Maryland offers a wide variety of attractions and things to do with its landscape extending from the seashore to the mountains to urban areas. In one day you can enjoy wonderful scenery and outdoor activities as well as visit museums, historic sites and cultural events.

Top 10 Northern Virginia Attractions
Northern Virginia offers a variety of attractions including monuments, museums, parks and more. Here's a guide to the top things to do in Northern Virginia.

National Harbor - Oxon Hill, Maryland
Find information about the new 300-acre waterfront destination along the Potomac River, with hotels, restaurants, retail stores, condominiums, a marina, and much more.

Amusement Parks Near Washington, DC.
Learn which amusement parks are near Washington, DC. Find out about the rides, entertainment and more at amusement parks near Washington, DC in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Annapolis Cruises - Sailing on the Chesapeake Bay
Sightseeing cruises from Annapolis, Sailing on the Chesapeake Bay, one or two hour cruises, half or full day cruises, multi-day excursions, private charters from Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis, Maryland – A Visitor’s Guide
Find information about Annapolis, Maryland, including the top attractions, museums, shopping, hotels, restaurants and events in Annapolis.

Civil War Battlefields Near Washington, DC
Find information about Civil War battlefields near Washington, DC, including Gettysburg National Military Park, Monocacy National Battlefield, Antietam National Battlefield, Manassas National Battlefield, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park.

Top Attractions in Prince William County Virginia
Prince William County is an interesting region of Virginia with a variety of historic sites, quaint towns, great shopping, and breathtaking scenery.

Top 10 Things to Do in Annapolis, Maryland
Annapolis, Maryland, situated along the Chesapeake Bay, has lots of fun things to do and is an interesting place to explore. See a guide to the top things to do in Annapolis including information on museums, historic sites, shopping, restaurants, special events and more.

Hersheypark – Amusement Park in Hershey, PA
Hersheypark, a 110-acre amusement park in Hershey, PA, features more than 60 rides and attractions, including roller coasters, kiddie rides, water attractions, live entertainment, games, food and shops. See a visitors guide to Hersheypark and learn about the park's highlights, hours, ticketing information, hotels and more.

Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens - Visitors Guide to the Home of George Washington
Visit George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens, find out about Mount Vernon, Virginia, the spectacular tourist attraction along the Potomac River near Washington, DC

Exploring the C & O Canal
The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal (C & O Canal) is a national historic park that runs 184.5 miles along the north bank of the Potomac River, starting in Georgetown and ending in Cumberland, Maryland. Learn about the history and the recreational opportunities along the C & O Canal.

Top 10 Southern Maryland Attractions
Explore the top attractions in Southern Maryland including historic parks, maritime museums, lighthouses, and much more. See a guide to the top places to see in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s Counties in Maryland.

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