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Day Trip to Hyattsville’s Arts District

Just a quick 30-minute drive from National Harbor, you’ll find the town of Hyattsville, an up-and-coming Washington, D.C. suburb. The best part of Hyattsville is its growing arts scene. This community boasts a number of independent galleries as well as Busboys and Poets, a gathering place featuring poetry slams and more. Hyattsville is the perfect place to explore the local…

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National Gallery Sculpture Garden

4 Reasons to Explore the National Gallery Sculpture Garden

  If you’ve lived in the DC area for a while, you’ve probably explored a number of the wonderful, free museums within the Smithsonian. But if you haven’t strolled through the National Gallery Sculpture Garden, you’re missing out on one of the city’s best kept secrets – especially during the summer months. Here are 4 reasons to check out the…

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Mark Your Calendar for the Maryland Renaissance Festival

  Each year, a piece of Anne Arundel County is transformed into a 16th century English village with the Maryland Renaissance Festival. This year’s festival opens on August 29th and will feature crafts, food, live performances on eight stages, a jousting arena and games. With so many things to do, the Renaissance Festival is a family-friendly and unique way to…

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Bicycle Trails

5 Nearby Bicycle Trails for Fresh Air and a Fun Workout

With August upon us, summer will be a fleeting memory in no time. Before the chill invades the air again, make sure to get outside as much as possible to soak up the rest of the summer. One fun way to get outdoors – and to enjoy some healthy exercise, too – is to explore one of the many wonderful…

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