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DC Metro Food Tours: Taste-Test Your Way Through Alexandria

Old Town Alexandria, Capitol Hill, and Dupont Circle represent just a fraction of the neighborhoods that DC Metro Food Tours highlight. The walking and bus tours take foodies on adventures throughout DC’s vibrant neighborhoods and some of the surrounding suburbs, stopping at the best restaurants along the way. Embark on a foray by foot into Old Town Alexandria, where you’ll…

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Oxon Hill Farm

Milk a Cow or Feed the Chickens at Oxon Hill Farm

If you’ve ever wanted to milk a cow, go for a wagon ride, or feed a flock of chickens, Oxon Hill Farm can help. The working farm harkens back to the early 19th century when it served as a plantation residence during the War of 1812. In the two centuries since, farm life has evolved by leaps and bounds, but…

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Flight Deck

Grab a Frosty Beer at Flight Deck

Given that Flight Deck is only open on spring and summer weekends, it makes sense that the outdoor lounge would tweak the traditional happy hour. Instead of offering drink specials during the after-work hours, Flight Deck hosts its happy hour from noon to 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. During this window, you can snag special prices on the Cherry…

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Tasting Room Wine Bar

Enjoy Happy Hour at The Tasting Room Wine Bar and Shop

With a wine list six pages deep, it’s obvious that The Tasting Room Wine Bar and Shop boasts a great selection of vino. One of the best times to sip your way through the wine list is during happy hour, held every Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday afternoon. The Tasting Room offers more than 20 half-price bottles, $5 glasses, and a…

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