Stefanie Payne

Washington

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  1. Where to Find the Best Fall Colors in Shenandoah National Park

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    A short road trip from DC to Shenandoah National Park yields four exhilarating hikes and the season's best leaf peeping.

  2. 6 Reasons to Start a DC Winter Running Routine

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    Even hardcore runners know that staying motivated to run when it's cold outside is one of the hardest parts of winter. But here are 6 good reasons why it's imperative to find a running routine that works for you.

  3. 5 Awesome Adventures to Have in a National Park Just 15 Minutes from DC

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    Only 15 miles from the bureaucratic hustle and bustle of Washington DC, there lies an entire national park just waiting to be explored.

  4. 4 Must-Do Summer Adventures Around DC

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    Offering kayaking on the Potomac, whitewater rafting, camping and craft beer tours, summer adventures around DC are off the hook.

  5. Where to Celebrate National Trails Day in the DC Area

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    In 2012, an estimated 157,000 Americans participated in National Trails Day. Here's where to do so in the Washington DC area.

  6. 5 Day Trips in 5 States Near Washington, DC

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    Washington DC’s central location in the mid-Atlantic makes it a perfect jumping off point to many awesome day trips in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and West Virginia.

  7. A Perfect Multisport Day in DC

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    For the hardcore adventure fiends who can't decide on only one sport, here is a guide to having a multisport day in DC.

  8. Adventuring Along the Billy Goat Trail: DC's Best Day Hike

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    DC's best day hike —the Billy Goat Trail —literally has it all: easy access, moderately difficult but not overwhelming, awesome views of the Potomac River, and plenty of places to stop and rest, eat lunch, and take in the scenery.

  9. 5 Ways to Get on the Water in Washington, DC

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    From flat water paddling at the Tidal Basin, to taking on rapids along the Potomac, here are some of the best ways to get on the water in Washington, DC.

  10. SUP Summer Escape Washington, D.C.

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    The best places to learn and enjoy SUP, or stand-up paddleboarding, in and around Washington, D.C.

  11. Two-Wheeled Touring of the DC Monuments and Memorials

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    One of the easiest (and most fun) ways to explore the Washington DC monuments and memorials is to travel by bike. Here's how.

  12. 8 Awesome Green Spaces to Check out Within DC City Limits

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    When you live in a city surrounded by pavement, skyscrapers, and more pavement, it's nice to experience some green spaces once in a while. Here's where to do so in DC.

  13. Beach Camping on Maryland's Mythical Assateague Island

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    Camping on Assateague Island is almost mythic with its wild horses, campsites steps from the ocean, bonfires, and super moons.

  14. The Best Way to See the Entire Country in One Day

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    Washington DC's 50 States and 13 Colonies ride is a legendary, self-guided, rain-or-shine mainstay in district cycling lore, and it shouldn't be missed.

  15. Loving Adventure: The Best Outdoor Date Spots in DC

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    Young at heart or young and in love, these outdoor date spots in DC will defintiely have you loving the outdoors.

  16. On the Road: The Best Long Distance Rides From DC

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    If you're a cyclist and you're up for a challenge, these four long distance rides from DC can't be missed.

  17. Excellent (and Easy) Camping near DC That's Perfect for Labor Day

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    The last days of summer are the best times to head for hills. Here, the best spots to go camping near DC just in time for Labor Day.

  18. Raising Awareness (and Heart Rates) in DC: 7 Charity Walks to Do This Fall

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    Charity walks bring athletes of all ages and abilities together to do good and feel great. Here, 7 of the best walks to look forward to this fall in the DC area.

  19. An Insider’s Guide to Rock Creek Park: The Largest and Oldest Urban Park in America

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    The oldest and largest urban park in the U.S., Rock Creek Park is currently celebrating 125 years of existence, and it's making serious claims to become a national park.