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Hotels roll out the red carpet for middle schoolers

For typically lower-priced hotel properties on the outskirts of D.C., the annual trips of eighth graders to the nation's capital are valuable sources of money, bringing in hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue.

Monday - 06/24/2013, 05:00am EDT

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Frederick readies welcome mat for Gettysburg visitors

As the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg approaches, Frederick, Md., is prepared to lend its neighbor to the north a helping hand once again.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 06:04am EDT

Tags: travel, Civil War 150th Anniversary, Battle of Gettysburg, hotels, david burd, vacation, Frederick, Civil War

Tips for an easier, less expensive vacation

Here are a few tips to take a bit of the hassle out of getting to your vacation destination and how to avoid some unnecessary expenses along the way.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 09:23am EDT

Tags: summer vacation, travel tips, AAA Mid-Atlantic, gas prices, airfare, airline fees, vacation, travel

300K expected for Gettysburg 150th Civil War commemoration

The battle of Gettysburg was a major turning point in the Civil War. And events to commemorate the 150th anniversary of this seminole event offer a great get-a-way opportunity and a chance to learn more the Civil War.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 06:24am EDT

Tags: Civil War 150th Anniversary, Battle of Gettysburg, travel, Robert E. Lee, National Park Service, Hank Silverberg, Civil War

New curb markings urge pedestrian safety in Ocean City

Ocean City will try to discourage pedestrians from crossing Coastal Highway in a seven-block area between 52nd and 59th streets with new, black and yellow curb-top markings that read, "NO PEDESTRIAN X'ING."

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 06:13am EDT

Tags: Ocean City, Hank Silverberg, pedestrian safety, vacation

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