Old Town Alexandria boasts a wide array of dining choices for local residents and visitors. In addition to offering enticing fare that includes steaks, seafood, pizza, Irish, Italian and Thai, many are marked by an individual history that tells the story of the Colonial-era city and its modern re-development along the Potomac River.
Everyone knows that come July 4th, cities across the United States will be celebrating our nation’s independence with dazzling fireworks displays, but do you know the roots of this grand tradition?
Biking is one of the most accessible exercise and outdoor recreation choices for individuals, couples and families in the DC area. With more than a dozen bike trails in the region to explore and countless bike lanes being added to county and city streets, it’s easy to enjoy a long ride, quick outing or even a commute to work.
May is National Bike Month and with Spring in full bloom it's the perfect time to get out and explore the many great bike trails in the DC area. Here's a list of five of our top favorites. What DC-area location fits your lifestyle? Take our quiz to find your ideal location. Is it DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Rockville or Alexandria?
One of the wonderful things about the D.C. metro area is its biking-friendliness. With scenic paths and designated lanes crisscrossing the city, cycling to work, school, or just for fun is simple and safe. According to reports, D.C. is one of the safest cities in the country for bicyclists.
Did you know that even a small park or green space can have important health benefits for people who live and work nearby? According to a National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) publication, the presence of parks and green space has been linked with greater perceived health and lower levels of stress among nearby residents.