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3 destinations for your half-tank trips

TripAdvisor also says 36 percent of D.C. area residents are planning to travel for Memorial Day weekend.

Tags: Memorial Day , Chincoteague , Annapolis , TripAdvisor , Adam Tuss

Friday - 05/20/2011, 09:28am EDT

Have you thought about a getaway to ... Pennsylvania?

Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Hershey and Lancaster, Pa. are all within about one-and-a-half to two-and-a-half hours away from the D.C. area by car.

Tags: Pennsylvania , Hershey Park , Turkey Hill Experience , Pennsylvania Dutch Convention & Visitors Bureau , Joel Cliff , Amish Camp , Witness Movie Tour

Saturday - 04/23/2011, 03:45pm EDT

Pennsylvania residents say no to Gettysburg casino

A key decision on a casino in Gettysburg is coming in Pennsylvania this week, which could have a major impact on tourism in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Tags: casino , Civil War , Civil War Preservation Trust , Mary Koik

Sunday - 04/10/2011, 12:55pm EDT

Civil War battlefields in need of a makeover

How would you like to help bring Civil War battlefields back to life? You can, in April.

Tags: Civil War battlefield , Civil War , Fredericksburg , Hank Silverberg

Sunday - 02/13/2011, 01:39pm EST

Preservation group backs Gettysburg casino

Proponents of a project to convert Gettysburg's Eisenhower Conference Center into a gambling casino received new support from a surprising corner -- the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association.

Tags: Civil War , Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association , Mason Dixon Resort & Casino , No Casino Gettysburg , American Legion , Evan Haning

Tuesday - 08/17/2010, 09:24am EDT

Casino proposal brings another battle in Gettysburg

Opposition is mounting to plans for a casino near one of the country's best known historical sites, Gettysburg National Military Park.

Tags: conservation , Pennsylvania , Civil War Preservation Trust , National Parks Conservation Association , National Trust for Historic Preservation , David LeVan , Rep. Frank Wolf

Sunday - 02/14/2010, 01:40pm EST