October 25, 2014

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January-February 2011

Frederick, No Fuddy-Duddy


Frederick, No Fuddy-Duddy

Dine and shop in high style in nearby Frederick, Md.

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Up Close and Personal


Up Close and Personal

A visit to D.C.'s Madame Tussauds.

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Looking to Chill


Looking to Chill

Trade the downhill slope shenanigans for the calm glide of cross-country skiing at White Grass in West Virginia.

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The Peacock Room


The Peacock Room

The Freer Gallery's Peacock Room is a show-off with a "tail" to tell.

Posted at 11:37 AM | Permalink | Comments: 4

About This Blog

Resident Tourist highlights off-the-beaten path destinations in and around Montgomery County. Check here for day trip ideas, weekend adventures, reviews of interesting neighborhoods, quirky shops, great spots for lunch, and guidance on visiting tourist sites. Grab a friend and go!

Dani James has lived in Virginia, Washington, D.C. or Maryland all of her life. She has spent the last 17 years as a Silver Spring resident discovering the area’s nooks and crannies with her family and friends. In 2008, the James family stepped away from their regular lives for a year to travel around the world.

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