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Hit the Trail

Hit the Trail

What would you expect a four-and-three-quarter-year-old to say at the end of a four-and-a-half-mile hike that she just finished using her own two feet? “What a wonderful day,” Sofi announced when we walked past the old Tavern (that I was wishing was still a tavern) at Great Falls National Park.

Combine Boating and Baseball this Summer!

Combine Boating and Baseball this Summer!

What better summer activities are there than Boating & Baseball?

DC Sail has combined the two for a perfect summer outing perfect for all ages! You can purchase tickets today for a one-of-a-kind sailing, sporting adventure. Your afternoon will begin with a sail aboard DC's only schooner, the American Spirit, docked at the Gangplank Marina on the Southwest Waterfront. Pack a picnic and bring some beer or wine to enjoy while sailing past our nation's monuments and memorials down to Old Town Alexandria. Return to the dock right in time for the game. Grab your mitt because DC Sail will provide you with tickets for a great night of baseball just a short walk away at the Nat's stadium!

Cruises depart from the Gangplank Marina promtly at 3:00 pm, so be sure to arrive a bit early. Nat's games start at  7:05 pm. Ticket price includes Schooner Sail and admission to the game.

Tickets are available for:

More Photos From Wednesday's U.S. Open Practice Round

More Photos From Wednesday's U.S. Open Practice Round

Check out some more photos from Wednesday at Congressional Country Club, where players were geting ready for the first round of the U.S. Open.

Is The Presence Of Tiger Woods Missed At Congressional?

Is The Presence Of Tiger Woods Missed At Congressional?

While golfers from all around the world are in Bethesda to play in the U.S. Open this week, Tiger Woods is not.

We asked fans at the tournament if Woods' absence is a big deal to them.

Watch the video above to see what they had to say.

How do you feel about Tiger Woods not playing in the U.S. Open?

What U.S. Open Golfers Should Be Doing While In Our Area

The U.S. Open golf tournament, which begins its first round of play Thursday, has brought golfers from all corners of the globe to the D.C. Metro area to compete at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda.

We asked some locals who were on hand at Wednesday's practice session what the golfers should do in their downtime while in our area.

Check out the video above to see what those locals had to say.

What would be the one thing you would suggest for the golfers to do or see while in our region?

Sound off in the comments section below.

Ride On Provides Another Travel Alternative To the U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club


This notice comes to us from Bonnie Ayers:

Volleyball Clinic for Dream For Kids in Washington, D.C. This Weekend


This story comes to us from Rachelle Brehm:

(Washington, D.C. May 9, 2011) Albert "AL-B" Hannemann, 18 year volleyball veteran and Professional Beach Champion has created The National Volleyball League (NVL), a domestic professional beach volleyball tournament series which will take place at 6 events across the United States this year.  The first stop on this journey will be in the nation's capital with charity events, volleyball clinics and an inaugural soiree to kick off its opening season.