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Day Trips and Weekend Getaways Near Washington, DC

Plan a day trip or a weekend getaway near Washington, DC. The DC capital region offers a wonderful variety of day trips and weekend getaway destinations within a few hours drive.
  1. Eastern Shore Getaways (23)
  2. Maryland Getaway Destinations (19)
  3. Ski Resorts Near DC
  4. Virginia Getaway Destinations (19)

Top 10 Weekend Getaways Near Washington, DC
The Washington, DC capital region offers a wonderful variety of weekend getaway destinations within a few hours drive. You can visit big cities, small towns, beaches and mountains. Find a wide range of getaway locations near Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.

10 Great Family Vacations and Getaways Near Washington DC
There are plenty of great family vacation destinations within a few hours drive of Washington DC. Here are some suggestions of family-friendly getaways in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Gettysburg – A Visitors Guide to Gettysburg, PA
Gettysburg is known for its three-day battle in 1863, but today the historic town is a year-round destination with a wide range of attractions and...

Driving Times and Distances from Washington DC
Find approximate mileages and estimated driving times from Washington, DC to many popular driving destinations around the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Learn about Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, featuring hiking trails, ranger-guided tours, museums, restaurants and craft shops.

Romantic Getaways Near Washington, DC
Find the most romantic Washington, DC area getaway destinations. Romantic weekends, luxury resorts, romantic inns and a wide range of activities. Best romantic getaways within a few hours drive from Washington, DC. Romantic Getaways Near Washington, DC.

Brandywine Valley – A Visitors Guide to the Brandywine Region
Brandywine Valley is a great getaway destination, find all you need to know about the Brandywine Valley, including information about historic attractions, art museums, scenic countryside and outdoor recreation

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.

Camping in Maryland and Virginia
Maryland and Virginia camping and campground directory. Find a wide selection of campgrounds in Maryland and Virginia, near Washington, DC.

Best Beaches Near Washington, DC
Find the best beaches near Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. From a quiet getaway to an active beach vacation, you can find it all at the beaches near Washington, DC.

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.

Canaan Valley Resort & Conference Center
The year-round resort in Davis, West Virginia, has overnight lodging, several restaurants, a world class golf course, conference facilities, a 37-slope ski area, a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, 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.

Chesapeake Bay – Things to Know About the Chesapeake Bay
The Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States, stretches approximately 200 miles from the Susquehanna River to the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about activities on the Chesapeake Bay, interesting facts about the Bay, Seafood and Wildlife on the Chesapeake Bay, Threats and Protecting the Bay and more.

Casinos and Gambling Near Washington DC
Learn about casinos and gambling destinations in Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Plan a day trip or weekend getaway at one of the region's premier gaming and entertainment venues.

Deep Creek Lake – A Visitors Guide to Deep Creek Lake
Deep Creek Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Maryland, extends 12 miles and has a surface of 3,900 acres with 65 miles of shoreline. Deep Creek Lake, located in Garrett County, Maryland, offers a wide range of activities such as boating, fishing, camping, swimming, hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding in the summer and skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing, and snowmobiling during the wi…

Ellicott City, Maryland
See photos and the historic mill town in Howard County, Maryland

Ocean City, Maryland Visitors Guide
Ocean City, Maryland, with its 10 miles of white sand beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, is the ideal place for swimming, surfing, kite flying, sand castle building, jogging, etc. The resort is a bustling beach town with amusement parks, arcades, miniature golf courses, shopping malls, an Outlet shopping center, movie theaters, go-kart tracks and the famous three-mile Ocean City Boardwalk.

Vacation Home Rentals
This online service helps you identify vacation homes for rent and connects you directly with the owner.

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