(WIN) $50 to Spend at Againn

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Describe your favorite close-to-DC day trip for your chance to win $50 to spend on food and drink at Againn, the Penn Quarter eatery a local food blogger called “the gastropub equivalent of Disney World (or 25 Deal Bucks).

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  • country wine

    I love visiting the Front Royal area wineries. It’s an hour drive, many have live music (Marie Miller plays at Rappahanock Cellars –fantastic!), and the Marriot ranch is close by for horseback riding and other fun activities. Just make sure you have someone to drive if you plan on visiting LOTS of wineries, like my friends and I like to do :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/lost0in0seoul Joshua Present

     My favorite close-to-DC day trip has to be going to the pumpkin patches near Fredrick, Maryland during the fall. Especially when there is a super value offered through a Living Social deal for Corn Mazes and Hayrides! Just far enough from DC to feel like your in the country, but not need a hotel for an overnight!

  • SukkiL

    My favorite DC area day trip is Annapolis…its an easy drive, historic, easy and walkable.  I recently went to CRUSH winebar with a friend and enjoyed their wine happy hour.  We also walked the streets of annapolis and ended up checking out more spots.  There is also lots of close shopping areas.  Being close to water is always good and helps make the day feel lighter!  Its a pefect day trip and date!

  • emily_p_s

    Virginia wineries are the perfect nearby day trip.  Out near either Purcellville or Warrenton, both areas have tons of options with some kind of live entertainment on warm weather weekends.

  • Glttr Grrl

    Driving out to Shenandoah National Park early in the morning for a nice long hike is one of my favorite day trips from DC.  Stop  at the Whole Foods in Centreville to make your own trail mix and pack lunch, and you’re good til dinner at some spot on the drive back to DC.

  • jessica s.

    My favorite day trip from DC is to the Virginia Bazaar in Ladysmith.  It’s an hour and a half drive to this massive flea market where you can find the weirdest goods and people.  If you’re looking for furniture, tchotchkes, knives, and vintage flatware all in one location, this is the place!

  • SocialStudiesDC

    Today’s day-trip win goes to jessica s. for posting a flea market day-trip that wasn’t even remotely on our radar. Thanks to everyone who posted and check back next week for your next chance to win! Jessica, shoot us an email at socialstudiesdc@gmail.com to redeem your prize.