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DC Bike Ride

April 30, 2019

Coming May 18, 2019. Yippee, no cars! That’s right, DC Bike Ride is the one and only day of the year when you can ride a 20 mile route through the streets of our Nation’s Capital, past monuments and memorials, and across the Potomac River for a rest stop in Virginia without the worry of sharing […]

National Women’s Half Marathon and 8K

April 4, 2019

Coming May 5, 2019. This one’s for the ladies! Celebrating its second year, the National Women’s Half Marathon and 8K promises a fun day of fitness in the heart of Washington DC. The race starts and finishes at West Potomac Park, home to the FDR Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. Expect a relatively flat […]

Cherry Blossoms Galore Tour

March 18, 2019

Starting March 18, 2019. Spring has almost sprung! This year’s predicted cherry blossom peak blooming time is April 3rd, so be sure to sign up now for the Cherry Blossoms Galore Tour with USA Guided Tours. On this 4 hour walking tour, you’ll revel in the beauty of the sea of blooms along Washington, DC’s Potomac […]

Veterans Day 10K and Tidal Basin Fun Walk

November 8, 2018

Coming November 11, 2018. This Sunday, honor military veterans and those brave women and men who dedicate their lives to the United States Armed Forces. And there’s no better place to celebrate our veterans than Washington, DC, where the Pacers host the Veterans Day 10K and Tidal Basin Fun Walk. The 10K course is scenic and flat, […]

Blossoms by Bike

March 15, 2018

Starting March 18, 2018. It’s that time of year in the Nation’s Capital…the Cherry Blossoms are blooming! Join Bike and Roll for their seasonal Blossoms by Bike tour. This is a two hour guided ride through areas of Washington DC that are filled with beautiful flowers from the more than 3,000 cherry trees gifted to the […]

Top Getaways of 2017

December 14, 2017

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2017 reviews in the Getaway category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…the DC Insider Tours: Full Throttle DC, the best way to see Washington DC from an insider’s […]

DC Insider Tours: Full Throttle DC

February 27, 2017

The best way to zip around DC! If you are in Washington DC, you must check out the amazingly awesome Full Throttle DC with our friends from DC Insider Tours. This three-hour+ tour uses top of the line electric bikes to see the whole city in the span of a day – yes, ELECTRIC bikes, so […]

Washington DC Hop On & Hop Off Day Tour

February 24, 2017

For your next trip to Washington DC, we already introduced you to the Monuments by Moonlight Tour from the folks at Historic Tours of America and Old Town Trolley Tours, so you have one of your evenings planned. During the day, here’s a tip for an excellent way to get around the city – their Hop On and […]

Monuments by Moonlight

February 23, 2017

A magical evening. See Washington DC at night with the Monuments by Moonlight Tour from Historic Tours of America and Old Town Trolley Tours. An entertaining, knowledgeable guide takes you to well-known sites such as the Iwo Jima Memorial, FDR Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Memorial, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Be sure to take a camera […]

Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10-Mile Run

March 29, 2016

Coming April 3, 2016. The cherry blossoms are in bloom which means it’s time for the Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10-Mile Run. Held every year during the Cherry Blossom Festival in the Nation’s Capital, lucky runners are determined by a lottery system for this popular race. Besides taking you past the blooming cherry blossoms, the […]

Fourth of July Celebrations, Washington, D.C.

July 1, 2015

Coming July 4, 2015. What better place to celebrate Independence Day than in our nation’s capitol! Start with the National Independence Day Parade with fife and drum corps, floats, marching bands, equestrian riders, military and specialty units, drill teams, and some special VIPs. After the parade, head to the National Mall for the Smithsonian Folklife […]

Marine Corps Marathon

May 28, 2015

Coming October 25, 2015. Semper Fi. It’s the 40th Marine Corps Marathon (MCM), aptly nicknamed the “Marathon of the Monuments”. Though registration is full, you can still participate through the many charities that have partnered with the MCM. Highlights of the mostly flat course read like a tour guide of the nation’s historical landmarks – […]

The Nation’s Triathlon

May 8, 2014

Coming September 7, 2014. Touted as America’s Premier Triathlon, The Nation’s Triathlon is certainly a postcard-perfect race, and it benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The 40K bike and 10K run routes are mostly flat, very fast, and closed to all car traffic. See many of Washington, DC’s historical landmarks along the way – Jefferson […]

The Glo Run Series

October 26, 2012

Coming October & November, 2012. Who said running is boring? The folks at The Glo Run Series have changed that forever. This is the 5k that parties all along the course, coming next to DC and St Louis. You’ll literally dance and glow while DJ’s pump-up the music as you run through strobe lights and […]