Collected by Alexis Creamer
1400 Lake Fairfax Dr, Reston, VA 20190, USA
Many people visiting Reston for the first time spend most of their day shopping or eating at restaurants. However, there are several outdoor excursions that offer great views of the area. Lake Fairfax is one of the best examples of this. Unless...
Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20024, USA
I definitely recommend anyone visit Washington DC during the Cherry Blossom Festival. Stepping out of the JFK airport, the first thing your eyes see are the beautiful cherry trees.They serve as a reminder not only of natural beauty but also of...
1057 Thomas Jefferson St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
If you visit Georgetown, make time to stroll along the historic C&O Canal with a cup of coffee. Normally there is water in the canal and the boats float along. The cafe on the corner, Baked and Wired, is full of delicious treats, with cupcakes...
201 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
The Art Museum of the Americas is supported by the Organization of the American States and has a permanent collection that focuses on contemporary Latin American and Caribbean art by both established and up-and-coming talents. Although it’s...
3303 Water St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Once upon a time, there was a run-down parking lot located under the Whitehurst Freeway leading into Washington, D.C. It wasn’t a place that anyone, even someone who needed to park a car, would think of coming. Thanks to the persistent efforts of...
2709 West Ox Rd, Herndon, VA 20171, USA
If you've ever wondered what life on the farm was like for people during the 1920s-1950s, Frying Pan Farm Park gives you a glimpse into just that. The park is open everyday from dawn to dusk and is part of the Floris Community in Fairfax County....
Billy Goat Trail Section A, Potomac, MD 20854, USA
One of my favorite short hikes in the D.C. area, the Billy Goat Trail winds along the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O Canal) and the Potomac River offering scenic vistas and beautiful floral and woodland surroundings. The trail lies where the actual old...
9200 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22102, USA
Just a few short miles off of the Capital Beltway, nestled along a winding wooded road, Great Falls National Park is a nearby haven for nature-seeking Washingtonians. Here, the Potomac River floods into the Mather Gorge, creating breathtaking...
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