Posts Tagged: Day Trips from Washington DC

Tour of Old Town Alexandria | Things to See and Do

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Home to one of the oldest historic districts in America, Alexandria boasts a heavy dose of colonial charm. But, it’s still a living, breathing, functioning city creating new chapters stacked atop its storied past. Bisecting Old Town from west to east is King Street, a thoroughfare bustling with restaurants and cafes, bars and bistros, stands […]

DC Day Trip: Ellicott City and Annapolis

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The historical towns and villages that surround Washington often call city-dwellers out to play and whether you reside in DC or are just visiting, a fun day trip loaded with shopping, eating, and history might be just what you’re looking for. Use this guide to plan your DC day trip to historic Ellicott City and […]

DC Day Trip: Antietam National Battlefield and Harper’s Ferry

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For history buffs who’d like a jaunt out of the city you don’t have to drive very far before running into, well, more history. For Civil War aficionados, an easy, albeit hilly, hour and a half drive out of Washington, D.C. will take you to Antietam Battlefield, one of the many Civil War battlefields near […]

Self Guided Tour of Historic Annapolis

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Self Guided Annapolis Tour

From our DC Tourism Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Washington DC attractions. A wonderful day trip from Washington, DC, Historic Annapolis is less than an hour away (outside of traffic!). This historic town and its cobblestone streets still has an eighteenth century air as you wander past buildings from the […]

Day Trip to Baltimore from DC, Part One: Getting There

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While you need a few months in Washington, DC to fit everything in, sometimes you just want to get out and see more! Baltimore is a great option that offers a different city feel with some great cultural and historical options. A day trip to Baltimore from DC is easy – on public transportation or […]

Day Trip to Baltimore from DC, Part Two: Getting Around

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While you need a few months in Washington, DC to fit everything in, sometimes you just want to get out and see more! Baltimore is a great option that offers a different city feel with some great cultural and historical options. A day trip to Baltimore from DC is easy – on public transportation or […]