Washington, D.C. 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. Visitors are drawn to Washington, D.C. for it’s history, world-class museums and breathtaking natural beauty. When they arrive are pleasantly surprised by the iconic architecture, diverse restaurants, and fantastic theater scene.
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.