Category: Local Fun

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12 Incredible Swimming Holes in Virginia

Looking to get out of the apartment this summer and don’t feel like dealing with the sand at the beach? Swimming holes are a good alternative. Below is a list of swimming holes in Virginia that you can cool off in...

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Shop ’til You Drop in the City of Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia, 58 miles north of Richmond and 49 miles south of Washington, D.C. If you happen to find yourself in Fredericksburg you’ll want to take advantage of the excellent shopping there,...

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9 Eclectic Outdoor Concerts for May & June in the DC Area

Ready to enjoy the glorious weather we’re expecting with some rockin’ live music? There are many upcoming concerts and festivals coming up in the DC Metro Area to fit any musical preference. This region offers some fantastic options for music lovers of all genres that also...

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Best Places to Shop and Eat in the City of Manassas

Manassas is a city in Northern Virginia with a darling Old Town as well as tons of history and fun things to do. Whether you’re a tourist, visitor, or resident of Manassas, you’ll love these places to shop and eat....

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Local DMV Coffee Joint Guide

There are many, many coffee shops in the DC/Maryland/Virginia Metro area. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list, but below are just some highlights of some of my personal favorites. Get outside your comfort zone and explore these quirky coffee...

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DC Brunches on a Budget

Do you have friends in town? Are you craving some breakfast pizza or a freshly-squeezed mimosa? Or do you just want a reason to get out of bed next Saturday morning? Look no further, below are some of the most...

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Off-Beat Ways to Bring in the New Year

There are many options and to-do’s for new years in DC. If you want to celebrate at a bar, club, hotel, or other such venue, Eventbrite has a great list here. But if you want to avoid crowds, save money,...

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Holiday Adventures in the DMV

The chill in the air is deepening and trees are wrapped in lights – the holiday season is upon us. There’s no shortage of Christmas markets and places to celebrate whatever winter holiday you celebrate.  As the holiday season draws...