ALEXANDRIA, Va. - George Washington didn't just sleep here. He ate, drank and danced here. He worshipped and worked here. He helped build this port city and create a nation here.
A 22-year-old waiter at an elegant tidewater B&B at the tip of Maryland's Western Shore washes up on a sharp October night.
CARROLL COUNTY, Md. - Millions of tiny white flowers along the trail promise a bountiful crop of wild raspberries in the weeks to come. A strong scent of pine overwhelms the sweet smell of honeysuckle. Diamond T, a big gelding, flicks his head toward the right, sensing before I do the presence of a deer...
Here are travel bargains around the globe, by land, sea, and air. Deals sell out quickly and are not guaranteed to be available. Restrictions such as day of travel, blackout dates, and advance-purchase requirements may apply.
VIENNA, Md. - "The streets of Vienna are paved with culture," wrote 20th-century Austrian journalist Karl Kraus, "the streets of other cities with asphalt."
Embassy Row in Washington, D.C., reveals the world and a posh past. For architecture lovers, history buffs, and foreign-affairs devotees, the walk along Massachusetts Avenue is a fascinating way to learn about the life and times of the city.
WASHINGTON - Take a "freedom ride" - it's the best way to see the monuments and memorials in our nation's capital.
The historic W Washington hotel, newly renovated in neo-romantic elegance, proudly declares itself the closest to the White House.
WASHINGTON - With a little bit of rap (about King George III, of all people: "He was a meany and we were so teeny"), a healthy but not overbearing dose of history, and a whole lot of nerve, two recent college graduates are rattling the genteel world of Washington tour guides.
WASHINGTON - Caught up in Barack Obama fever, you've just got to be here Tuesday, Jan. 20, for the inauguration of the first black president of the United States.