News from the National Parks
If you’re planning a trip to Washington, D.C., here is a stop you may not have considered on your itinerary of several days of marble monuments, glass display cases, rooms of paintings, and iconic buildings.
Slate a day or two to get away from the Mall and explore a much different national park — a pocket of America’s great outdoors within the boundaries of the District of Columbia.
Rock Creek Park, in northwest D.C., offers a mixture of scenery, tranquility, adventure, and activity. Read this week’s feature in the National Park Getaway series to find out how you can take an outdoorsy “vacation within a vacation” when you travel to Washington.
To plan your excursion and get a taste of the history of Rock Creek Park, one of 45 national parks in the Getaways series, CLICK GETAWAYS.