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14 Easy Day Trips from Washington, DC (Updated 2023)
There are lots of places to visit in and around the immediate DC area, but also many day trips from Washington, DC to be explored in the areas surrounding the nation’s capital. Many of them are easily done and you can cover a wide range of activities in doing so. So whether you live here or are looking to take a day trip on your vacation, here’s a select of the best places to visit from Washington, DC.
Public Transit: How do you Day Trip from Washington?
To be honest, many routes are best done by driving your own vehicle … Continue reading
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A Look at the Underrated City of Richmond, VA – Things to Do & Travel Guide
The capital of Virginia is very overlooked as a travel destination, even by people who live relatively nearby. However it’s actually a very nice city and worth visiting at least once. If you live within driving distance or are visiting the U.S. east coast, here’s a short guide to Richmond, one of America’s hidden gems.
A Little About Richmond
So Richmond kind of has a bad rep. It’s steeped with history – it’s near Jamestown and Williamsburg (other great VA destinations), and European Richmond dates back to the colonial and revolutionary eras. It became the capital of Virginia during the … Continue reading
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Following Witches in Salem, MA – Things to Do & Travel Guide
Since I was a kid, I’ve loved witches. Hocus Pocus and Scooby Doo and the Witch’s Ghost were definitely up on my list of favourite movies. Today, I’m still incredibly into the history of witches, witchcraft, and modern Wicca, even though I don’t participate in the religion. With a huge hunger for spells, nature, and history, I went to Salem for the first time since I was 11 to see what may be considered the spookiest town in the USA, and it was pretty exciting being in a town that celebrates its occult and non-occult past.
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Newport Mansions: Visiting The Breakers & Marble House
Don’t you wish you could live an extravagant lifestyle with an endless supply of money? I do. I have a huge wishlist of material items and among them would be my beautiful dream home, completely at my design and taste. That’s why, for me, it was super exciting to go to Newport, Rhode Island and explore some of their mansions. It’s so invigorating to see what others built with their endless supply of money.
The history behind it is fascinating as well. Love them or hate them, the American gilded age birthed some of the wealthiest families without pedigree – … Continue reading
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