The National Arboretum: an Escape from the City
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The National Arboretum: an Escape from the City

Washington, DC has a pretty wide breadth of green space including Rock Creek Park, the Capitol Crescent Trail, and smaller parks around the city. But I particularly enjoy the monstrous, 446-acre space that is The National Arboretum. There is a huge variety of plants, open space, and wooded areas and its size help eliminate city noise…

Hillwood Presents Grace of Monaco: Princess in Dior

Hillwood Presents Grace of Monaco: Princess in Dior

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is one of my favorite places to direct history lovers when they visit DC and want to explore something off the National Mall. This spot tucked away in the Van Ness neighborhood was the home of Marjorie Merriweather Post, an influencer tastemaker and fashion icon throughout much of the 1900s. Post…

Sightseeing in Old Town and DC with Electric Bikes

Sightseeing in Old Town and DC with Electric Bikes

Pedego Alexandria, located in Old Town Alexandria, is adding a new kind of bike rental experience to the DC bike rental scene. The DMV offers a variety of bike share options for traveling short distances as well as bike tours for those looking to see the sights. However, Pedego Alexandria offers electric bike rentals making…

Hidden Catacombs and Gardens in Brookland
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Hidden Catacombs and Gardens in Brookland

The neighborhood of Brookland is an interesting spot because it’s a beautiful place to play tourist while still maintaining that “off the beaten path” feel. Brookland is home to the Franciscan Monastery, a gorgeous place to explore a piece of early American history. Built in the late 1800’s, the Franciscan Monastery served as a place…