Union Station Day Trips from DC

by Sep 1, 2020

Your next day trip is minutes away from Avec on H Street Apartments

One of the greatest things about living in at Avec on H Street is how close you are to seemingly everything! You’re walking minutes from various local markets, rooftop brunch locations, bars, hiking trails, biking trails, you name it! 

In a normal year, you would be able to jump inside of an Uber and in 4-6 minutes you can find yourself in the heart of museum row exploring the inside of some of the most treasured sites The District has to offer. 

Unfortunately, in this unforeseen year, our normal idea of traveling and social settings were brought to a screeching halt. Leaving waste to all of our Summer adventures.

But as we welcome the last weekend of the Summer season, all might not be lost. As an Avec resident, you’re also conveniently located ONLY 2 miles away from the popular Union Station! At this hub, you can easily escape to some of the most scenic and adventurous neighboring cities with a quick train ride. 

Below are some easy Labor Day weekend trips you can embark on from DC.

 

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PHILADELPHIA, PA 

The eventful city of Philadelphia is only two hours away from DC on the Amtrak. Once you arrive in Philly, you can begin your day trip with a visit to some of the most Instagram picture locations like the classic Rocky statue, or the popular, “Love” structure in downtown Philadelphia.

Once you’re done with your epic photo-shoot, you can pick-up an authentic Philly cheesesteak and head down to Philly’s re-vitalized waterfront to enjoy stunning views of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.

RICHMOND, VA

Cultural Richmond, VA makes for a nice weekend day trip! You can visit the historic Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and engulf yourself with some of the finest art displays in the country. Or take a stroll through Cary Town where you can dine at some of the exceptional outdoor restaurants.

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HARPERS FERRY, VA

A trip to Harpers Ferry will be just what you need to have a nice, laid back weekend with new scenery. The city sits between the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers, making it a popular location to swim, fish, or even canoe! They are also very vast mountain trails where you can enjoy more exciting activities such as rocking climbing and zip-lining. 

Above all, you will love Harpers Ferry’s stunning scenery will make this day trip worth it, no matter what you decide to do. 

ROANOKE VALLEY, WV

If you’re looking for a charming location to simply get away from the normal motion of DC city life, Ronake Valley is the perfect place. This area is positioned in the heart of Virginia’s breath-taking Blue Ridge Mountains. 

Once you’re done with your peace hike, the plateau at the top of the mountain makes for a perfect area to have a nice picnic, and enjoy some of the world’s greatest views. 

 

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St. Micheals, MD

Our residents who really enjoy being on the water will truly enjoy a day trip to St. Micheals. Known for its stunning sunset views, this small town offers a very intimate feel for everyone who visits. Set sail on an interactive, fun-filled boat tour around the bay while you enjoy a satisfying glass of local sourced rum and whiskey. 

A weekend trip on the water might be just what you need to relax and refresh. 

 

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