There are so many things to do in D.C., why would you ever want to leave? We’ll tell you why: The District is surrounded by a number of towns, both big and small, that make for ideal day trips from DC. These points of interest—many accessible by public transportation—promise fun for foodies (expect tons of great restaurants) and cocktail bar-goers, nature lovers, museum buffs and all other sorts of travelers. When you need a break from work and the monotony of your everyday, hop in your car or climb aboard a train and embark on the best day trips from DC.
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