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5 Hikes With Colorful Fall Foliage: From 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Washington DC

There’s nothing like the beauty of autumn in the MidAtlantic! Here are five hikes with some of the region’s best fall foliage. For more hiking ideas, order my new guidebook 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Washington DC on Amazon. Published by Menasha Press with co-author Rachel Cooper. Monocacy National Battlefield near Frederick, Maryland A less well…

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Pocahontas County: This West Virginia Region is a haven for Scientists and Nature Lovers

  It’s possible you’ve visited Pocahontas County and never knew it. But chances are high, you’ve never seen this wild, wonderful part of the mountainous state, and it’s time you make that trip. West of Harrisonburg and Staunton, Virginia, the drive to Pocahontas County requires traversing up and over the highest mountain range in the Appalachians. What makes the…

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