Here in the Capital Region you can camp on beaches, by lakes and rivers, in wooded campgrounds or off the trail atop a mountain.
Drive along scenic USA road trip routes through Virginia and Maryland, exploring spectacular mountain vistas and picturesque coastal routes.
Your great American road trip starts here! Check out the scenic drives near Washington, DC and byways experiences on the Virginia and Maryland maps below. Click to learn more about each byway.
Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains in Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley offers beautiful rolling hills and rich local culture.
The Journey Through Hallowed Ground is where US Presidents, distinguished generals and other world leaders have found respite and inspiration in the creation of some of the most important doctrines of our time including the Declaration of Independence, US Consitution and Gettysburg Address.
The Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area is a unique historic, natural, and scenic region with a bucolic countryside consisting of farms, wineries, forests, waterways, rolling hills, mountain views and unspoiled landscapes that can be explored via the JTHG National Scenic Byway.
From the mountains of the Blue Ridge to the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia's natural beauty is unmatched, particularly in the splendor of autumn.
UK celebrity wine connoisseur Oz Clarke speaks on Virginia wines, touring the state and the birthplace of country music featuring the Virginia Luthiers.
A short drive from Washington, DC and minutes from Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Howard County offers just the right mix of culture, entertainment and natural beauty.
Wine Trails: Sip & SavourWith about 250 wineries, it’s easy to sip your way around the Capital Region.