The Charlottesville area boasts three historic presidential homes, including that of our fifth president!
Category Archives: DC Day Trips
What It’s Like to Go Hot Air Ballooning in Charlottesville
We went ballooning in Charlottesville, and I’ve got my full review!
Your Ultimate Guide to Visiting Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens
If you’ve ever visited D.C. or ever plan to, there are probably a few things on your list the White House, Capitol, Library of Congress, Lincoln Memorial… and Mount Vernon!
Day Trip: Great Falls National Park
If you’re looking for a day trip from the hustle and bustle of D.C.? Great Falls is just 30 minutes away, just up the river a ways! Here’s your ultimate guide for a day trip to Great Falls from the District!
Day Trip: Sky Meadows State Park, Delaplane, VA
Need a minute out of the District? We all do once in a while! If you happen to be looking for a gorgeous hike and adorable little town within driving distance of D.C., I’ve got just the place: Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane, VA. Here everything you need to know for a perfect day trip from D.C.!
Presidents’ Homes within a Day’s Drive of D.C.
I love living in the D.C. area. I do! And apparently, so did a lot of our presidents. A trip to the Nation’s Capital gets you mighty close to many of their homes, so if you weren’t already aware, here’s everything you need to know about visiting the nearby presidential homes on your next trip to D.C.!
The Best Day Trips from D.C.
Washington, D.C., has enough going on to keep you busy for weeks—or months!—but sometimes you just want to get out of town. Lucky for you, D.C. has tons of beautiful, exciting, fun, historic things to offer within driving distance! Here are my favorites, organized by state.