Washington, DC is an underrated destination. Visitors are pleasantly surprised by the iconic architecture, world class museums, and the breathtaking natural beauty. From it’s genesis in 1790, Washington, DC has come along way from a collection of land grant farms to the fledgling capitol of a young republic to the present seat of international power.
If you are lucky enough to visit Washington, D.C. more than once, you soon realize that the area has many gems sprinkled across the city and in the suburbs of Virginia and Maryland. Let’s take a trip off the beaten path and experience some of the out-of-the-way destinations that make a trip magical.