Getaways From Washington, D.C.

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The Once-endangered Chesapeake Bay Is Thriving Again — and Fall Is the Perfect Time to See It
The waters of the Chesapeake are thriving again — propelling the area's rich cuisine to the national stage. Travel + Leisure visits in fall, when the oysters, blue crabs, and golden foliage are all at their best.
Hot Spring Escape in Bath County
Virginia’s natural spa and wellness destination.
Washington, D.C. Tour: Mount Pleasant/Columbia Heights
The Latin American culture beats strong in these connecting neighborhoods, as does an unsuppressible indie spirit.
Washington, D.C. Tour: Adams Morgan
A culturally diverse neighborhood that likes to party.

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Washington, D.C. Tour: U Street
African-American roots and entrepreneurial spirit meet in this vibrant D.C. neighborhood.
Washington, D.C. Tour: The National Mall
Museum- and monument-hopping is effortless along the National Mall, a grassy “boulevard” heavily salted with some of the country’s most revered institutions and icons.

Washington, D.C. Tour: Southwest Waterfront/Navy Yard

The river scene pops with maritime attractions—a boisterous fish market, social sails, and a Navy museum—and baseball.