August 25, 2023

5 best road trip destinations from Washington, DC

We’re big on road trips here at Roda, which is why we’re highlighting the 5 best road trip destinations from Washington, DC today on the blog. Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, enjoy your long weekend with a quick trip outside the district (and don’t forget to make sure your car is in good shape before heading out!)

(3 minute read)

  1. St. Michaels, Maryland One of UA Today’s Top 10 Best Small Coastal Towns, St. Michaels offers quaint B&Bs, harbor view dining, and one of a kind boutique shopping. A perfect springtime destination, the town has something for everyone- water sports, cocktail cruises, museums and art displays, and tons of dining options for the foodie in your group.
  2. Annapolis, Maryland The capital of Maryland, and for good reason! Get some oysters or crab cakes at one of the famed dining spots downtown or take a stroll to window shop on Main Street. Annapolis is fun for the whole family with tons to do and see. Take a history or ghost tour by night, and have high tea at historic landmark Reynolds Tavern by day.
  3. Shenandoah National Park, Virginia This one is for all the nature lovers! Drive along the scenic Skyline Drive to explore this beautiful national park. Whether your a casual hiker looking for an easy 0-3 mile trek, or an experienced hiker looking for a challenge, there’s something for everyone in this beautiful Virginian escape.
  4. Virginia Beach, Virginia A great destination for families, couples, and friends alike – Virginia Beach has it all. Whether you want to stay inland, oceanfront, or on the Bay, you’ll find the spot for you at Virginia Beach. Drink a crush at one of the many outdoor dining options or savor some she-crab soup to dine like a local while you enjoy the salty air.
  5. Salamander Resort & Spa (Middleburg, Virginia) Located just down the way in Middleburg, Salamander offers an amazing spa and dining for those looking for a more relaxing getaway. With 340 acres of outdoor space, there are tons of activities to indulge in while you enjoy your time away from the city.


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