Travel: Mid-Atlantic

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On the Virginia Capital Trail, bike through 400 years of history in 52 miles
Explore 44 historical markers, plus battlefields and plantations — with almost no hills.
 
Six times a year, book lovers flock to Shenandoah Valley for rock-bottom prices
(The Washington Post, August 4, 2016; 7:00 PM)
 
Paddlers don’t have to look far to find stellar kayak excursions in the Mid-Atlantic
(The Washington Post, July 28, 2016; 10:18 AM)
 
Following the Fairfax Line — no matter where it goes
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2016; 5:49 PM)
 
History buffs trace the steps of a young George Washington through the DMV
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2016; 5:28 PM)
 
When you’re not feeling conventional, an escape plan for Cleveland and Philadelphia
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2016; 5:54 PM)
 
Sometimes the most challenging travel destination is your own home town
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2016; 6:51 PM)
 
‘I’m in this war too!’: U.S. Army Women’s Museum gives credit where it’s due
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2016; 8:00 AM)
 
W.Va.’s ‘island in the sky’ hosts pristine trails for skiing and snowboarding
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2016; 6:31 PM)
 
What’s new (and old) in Richmond, Virginia’s trendy capital
(The Washington Post, March 2, 2016; 8:00 AM)
 
From Georgia to Maine: What I learned on a 6-month hike along the Appalachian Trail
(The Washington Post, February 18, 2016; 5:44 PM)
 
Don’t mind the wet nose: TSA enlists more dogs to screen passengers
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Tourists make time for a Philadelphia museum where felons did theirs
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2016; 7:10 PM)
 
I love the Brooklyn Bridge. Walk across it and you will, too.
(The Washington Post, January 7, 2016; 7:56 PM)
 
Lighter than air in the Shenandoah Valley: Lifting off in a hot-air balloon
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2015; 7:06 PM)
 
On Skyline Drive, make way for a rented Maserati. (Are you listening, deer?)
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2015; 6:26 PM)
 
Steaks on a plane: Following your United Airlines meal from the kitchen to the clouds
(The Washington Post, October 31, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
‘We respect the ghosts’: A spirited cider-tasting guide to Adams County, Pa.
(The Washington Post, October 19, 2015; 12:00 PM)
 
Cruising Cunard: Cross the Atlantic, and the dance floor, like royalty
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2015; 7:04 PM)
 
Atop New York’s One World Trade Center, a rush of hope and memories
(The Washington Post, August 27, 2015; 7:49 PM)
 
Canoe through the Bronx
(The Washington Post, July 23, 2015; 7:26 PM)
 
The smartest route to Pittsburgh: The one with no shortcuts
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2015; 7:45 PM)
 
D.C. area hikers can lose 10 pounds in a day — just not where you think
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2015; 7:39 PM)
 
West Virginia: Wild and wonderful and, okay, a little bit weird
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2015; 7:32 PM)
 
The little Burgh that’s catching food critics by surprise
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2015; 7:16 PM)
 
Nonprofit pay-what-you-can cafes let diners pay it forward
(The Washington Post, June 18, 2015; 7:12 PM)
 
Biking across Philly: Independence from the trodden path
(The Washington Post, June 11, 2015; 6:50 PM)
 
At the Urban Cowboy B&B, a tumbleweed blows in Brooklyn
(The Washington Post, June 11, 2015; 6:32 PM)
 
Washington slept here — no, really
(The Washington Post, May 7, 2015; 5:30 PM)
 
Sampling Virginia moonshine at its source
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2015; 7:36 PM)
 
Brew and beach time warm the soul in Delaware’s Dogfishland
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2014; 6:09 PM)
 
Wrap up New York City for your candy crush
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2014; 5:54 PM)
 
New York’s Yotel of the future
(The Washington Post, August 12, 2011; 3:13 PM)
 
Grass skiing: Bryce Resort in Shenandoah Valley gives a tase of winter in summer
(The Washington Post, August 1, 2013; 7:45 PM)
 
In Harpers Ferry, a spooky slumber party
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2013; 6:40 PM)
 
Jersey Shore report: The summer after Sandy, her footprint is smaller
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2013; 6:34 PM)
 
Dumpster diving at Dewey Beach
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2013; 6:33 PM)
 
In Winchester, learning to restore old books
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2013; 7:18 PM)
 
A 150th birthday bash in West Virginia
(The Washington Post, June 22, 2013; 6:59 PM)
 
Bed Check: At Wedmore Place, Europe migrates to Williamsburg
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2013; 7:01 PM)
 
What a Trip: Queens for three days
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2013; 6:57 PM)
 
Revisiting the Johnstown Flood
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2013; 6:41 PM)
 
At Williamsburg, history does not repeat itself
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2013; 6:17 PM)
 
Escapes: When the mill grinds to a halt — for art
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2013; 7:08 PM)
 
Escapes: The unsettling cost of learning to fly
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2013; 6:07 PM)
 
The Impulsive Traveler: Eating your vegetables in Philly
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2013; 6:11 PM)
 
Escapes: Its population may be tiny, but Thomas, W.Va., is popping
(The Washington Post, March 21, 2013; 8:17 PM)
 
Bed Check review: Rittenhouse 1715 in Philadelphia
(The Washington Post, March 14, 2013; 6:29 PM)
 
Escapes: A winemaking and tasting tour through Pa. and Md.
(The Washington Post, March 7, 2013; 7:01 PM)
 
Hotel review: Room Mate Grace in New York City
(The Washington Post, February 28, 2013; 6:48 PM)
 
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