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'Holland in Haymarket' Brings the Hues of the Netherlands to Northern Virginia

Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Erin Ruberry

With flights from Washington, D.C. to Amsterdam averaging around $1500 this spring, my trip to the tulips may have to wait. But just 45 minutes outside the Nation's Capital is another garden with a propitious nickname: "Holland in Haymarket."

LOOK: The Magic Of The South Pacific, But Much Closer To Home

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As Americans head into summer vacation, many can only dream of taking a trip to the South Pacific. Starting this summer, you'll only hav...

LOOK: Our Favorite Beaches

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.02.2013 | DC

It's summer! Which means it's time to head east for the beach! Having trouble figuring out where to go? We've got you covered. So lather on t...

Where To See Snow During D.C.'s Snow Drought

Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.28.2013 | DC
Erin Ruberry

This winter has been among the driest in D.C. history -- just 1.5 inches of snow have fallen on the region. Luckily, there are a few places to see snow just a few hours' drive from D.C.

Exploring Roosevelt Island's Wooded Trails With Kids

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 02.16.2013 | DC
Jamie Davis Smith

One of the great things about raising a family in the D.C. area is that fun can be had around every corner. I was recently reminded of this to my delight when a wrong turn while looking for parking on the National Mall led me straight to Roosevelt Island.