Crossfire II Binoculars

What’s bird-watching without binoculars?


Travel Tips

Water safety while playing in Mother Nature’s pool.


Sightseeing for sweethearts: A whimsical day trip across NoVA

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and having a plan will reflect how much thought you put into making Valentine’s Day extra special. A few ideas are given that will have you sharing love all day long.


How to spend a romantic day in Alexandria

Simplify your love life. Check out this week’s step-by-step day trip within the amorous sections of Alexandria.

Satisfy your craving for antiques and good eats at historic Washington, Virginia

This picturesque five-block-by-two-block town is dotted with boutiques and restaurants sure to please everyone’s tastes.  

Weekend trip: Williamsburg Winter Blues Jazz Fest

For four days immerse yourself in the music of the South during the Williamsburg Winter Blues Jazz Fest Jan. 14-17 in Merchant’s Square.

How to squash cabin fever: Spend a day in Sterling with the kids

We’ve set out a step-by-step holiday day-trip for you and the kids all within Sterling, VA.

Day Trip: Waterford Winterfest

A historic, pastoral land hosts a unique holiday celebration.


A Weekend in Richmond for the Adventurous Couple

From whitewater rafting to dinner at your new favorite restaurant, there’s an action-packed weekend awaiting you in Richmond.

A Relaxing, Fun-Filled Trip to Winchester

Take a break from your metropolitan busyness and bask in the tranquility of the country.

Great Family Getaways: Resort Style

Need to get away? These resorts offer family fun and are just down the road.

Getaway from It All: Mountain Spirits

Tired of the drab buildings and crowded streets of NoVa? Grab a friend or two and head to the woods for one of these aqua vitae-oriented weekend getaways.

Weekend Getaway: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, Pa.

This southwestern Pennsylvania resort offers a wealth of amenities.