washington Articles

Things to Do, Travel Tips, & Advice

Get Royal on William and Kate's Anniversary at these 10 U.S. Palaces and Castles

by Megan Swanick. Posted Apr 28th 2014 11:41 AM
Britain Queen's Birthday
Associated PressWhat are the odds Prince Harry remembered to buy his brother and sister-in-law an anniversary present?
Prince William and Kate Middleton's third wedding anniversary is Tuesday, April 29. Don't worry if you forgot to send the royal couple a gift though; they're all set (but probably appreciate your thought). If their anniversary has you dreaming of castles and courts, and wishing we had stateside options to visit, good news: the United States is home to one genuine royal palace as well as some worthy imitators.
Continue Reading

50 Places to Drink Local Brews in 50 States

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Apr 7th 2014 04:44 PM
Vine Street Pub
Vine Street Pub
A belated happy National Beer Day to you! While not an official holiday (yet), April 7 commemorates the day in 1933 when low-alcohol beer became legal as Prohibition was slowly repealed, according to the Los Angeles Times.

While National Beer Day 2104 has passed, we recognize the eternal importance of being able to enjoy beer in a manner more dignified than reaching into your fridge and cracking open a Keystone Light tall boy (not judging -- we've all been there). So Aol Travel and our colleagues at MapQuest compiled this list of a special spots to drink a great local beer in each state (and Washington, DC because we have offices in the area and insight into where to drink nearby).
Continue Reading

Seattle Destroys Denver in the Super Bowl of Travel Destinations

by Zach Everson. Posted Jan 31st 2014 03:30 PM
Super Bowl Seahawks Fans Football
Associated Press
The Super Bowl is this Sunday, so time to break out the time-honored travel angle of comparing the two team's home cities. Sadly, in terms of travel destinations, it's no contest: Seattle almost shuts out Denver. Almost.
Continue Reading

9 Holiday Cocktails from Around the United States

by Anna Brones. Posted Dec 27th 2013 09:24 AM
Santa Claus lying on a chair and drinking orange cocktail, enjoying on a sunny day, on a beach
Alamy
So, it's officially drinking season. Well, holiday drinking season that is. In need of a festive drink? These eight cocktails from around the United States should get you in the mood (if you're not there already), and at the very least, inspire you to brew up a hot toddy at home.
Continue Reading

7 Remote Spots to Completely Escape the Holiday Madness

by Anna Brones. Posted Dec 17th 2013 01:31 PM
Tree house in snow
Getty
You just can't bear the idea of another stressful holiday season, with out-of-town in-laws overstaying their welcome and ugly sweater parties. So what's your best option? Cut out of town and escape civilization entirely.

Nothing's better for avoiding this time of year than holing up in the middle of nowhere where you can't be reached. So look no further than these seven spots.
Continue Reading

Around the Web

  • Even when you're traveling, follow what's going on in your neighborhood.
    Get the Patch app.
  • .