Getaways From Washington, D.C.

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The Once-endangered Chesapeake Bay Is Thriving Again — and Fall Is the Perfect Time to See It
The waters of the Chesapeake are thriving again — propelling the area's rich cuisine to the national stage. Travel + Leisure visits in fall, when the oysters, blue crabs, and golden foliage are all at their best.
Washington, D.C. Tour: U Street
African-American roots and entrepreneurial spirit meet in this vibrant D.C. neighborhood.
Washington, D.C. Tour: The National Mall
Museum- and monument-hopping is effortless along the National Mall, a grassy “boulevard” heavily salted with some of the country’s most revered institutions and icons.
Washington, D.C. Tour: Capitol Hill
Stately government buildings, politicos, and boisterous bars are permanent fixtures in D.C.’s famed neighborhood.
Affordable Washington, D.C.
Under-the-radar culture and food stops in the nation’s capital.
Washington, D.C. Tour: Georgetown
The elegant and energetic neighborhood features a boisterous college and commercial scene punctuated with fancy homes and quick forays into nature.

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Italian neighborhood in the City of Brotherly Love.