Saturday, September 30th is National Public Lands Day, a fee free day at all federal public lands and many state parks. More than a quarter of the land in the U.S. is held in trust for every American. Tomorrow is a great time to get out and enjoy one of these beautiful, natural places--for free! This includes entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees, but you'll … [Read more...] about Free Day Tomorrow at National Parks and Federal Lands
There’s no better time than fall to make a day trip from DC up to Baltimore, which has been dubbed a city “to watch.” In addition to hosting a ton of fall festivals, Baltimore has experienced one of the largest millennial booms in the nation, and the resurgence is vibrantly visible in the city’s eclectic neighborhoods, marked by new hotels, food halls, breweries, and boutiques popping up … [Read more...] about Why You Should Visit Nearby Baltimore This Fall
Washington, D.C.'s National Mall is almost two miles long from the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial. Along the American elm tree-lined walk are several Smithsonian museums, the National Archives, the National Gallery of Art, and the U.S. Botanical Gardens. There are nine major monuments or memorials also along the way and they comprise some of the most famous structures in the city. Here are the … [Read more...] about Don’t Miss These Iconic Memorials and Monuments on the National Mall
Choose from a variety of walking tours offered by DC by Foot—and pay what you think it was worth after the tour concludes. Among the tours offered: National Mall Tour--includes the Lincoln Memorial All in One Tour—memorials and monuments around the Tidal Basin Lincoln Assassination Tour Arlington Cemetery Tour—navigates the American military burial ground Capitol Hill & … [Read more...] about See DC by Foot–At a Price You Choose
M&T Bank is sponsoring half price general admission tickets on Friday nights at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Any Friday after 5 pm, year round, you can visit the 20,000 plus critters. Tickets are available on line or Friday evenings on site. … [Read more...] about National Aquarium Half Price Friday Nights
Our friends at Virginia Tourism have compiled a list of 13 (okay, you're lucky if you dine there) restaurants where you're likely to have a great experience. Thanks, author Patricia Keppel, for evaluating the dozens of notable restaurants in Virginia and coming up with this list. Gadsby's Tavern is pictured here. Circa 1785, the tavern, and 1792, the City Hotel are named after John Gadsby, who … [Read more...] about 13 Memorable Destination Restaurants in Virginia
It's really difficult to narrow down a list of free things to do in Washington this summer--or anytime of year, for that matter. But here's a starting point for families looking to experience some of the best D.C. has to offer--for adults as well as kids! l. Visit the National Zoo 2. Take a free kid-friendly walking tour of major sites in the city (including Arlington Cemetery) 3. … [Read more...] about 10 Free Family Friendly Things to Do in Washington, D.C.
Want to discover the secrets of super savers? Living On The Cheap’s Teresa Mears and Laura Daily have just published “The Ultimate Guide to Coupons,” which shares the smart way to use coupons, investing just minutes to save dollars. To make it super simple, the guide can be downloaded as an e-book to your smartphone, tablet or desktop OR you can buy it in paperback through Amazon. Would you … [Read more...] about Learn the Secrets to Saving More Money with Coupons in Less Time