Day Trips from DC

The Best Military Museums in Washington DC

November 15, 2021 /
The Best Military Museums in Washington DC

The vast amounts of activities within and near our nation’s capital can make planning a single day a seemingly overwhelming task. You can streamline your ability to schedule a fun day in or close to Washington DC by narrowing your focus. Did you know that November is Military Family Month? There’s no better place to…

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Fall Weekend Getaways to Check Out Near the DC-Virginia Border

October 14, 2021 /
Fall Weekend Getaways to Check Out Near the DC-Virginia Border

D.C.’s close proximity to the Virginia border sets the stage for countless unforgettable fall activities. Whether you enjoy exploring the outdoors or staying in to sip on something warm, our list of autumn weekend getaways near the DC-Virginia border aims to fulfill a variety of tastes and preferences. Let’s jump into our list of recommendations.…

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Four Things to Do in Washington DC Memorial Day Weekend 2021

May 17, 2021 /
Memorial Day Weekend in Washington DC

Washington DC remains the ideal place to honor the numerous sacrifices members of our armed forces have made. Let’s dive in all of the ways you can create a memorable 2021 Memorial Day weekend.   Memorial Day Parade The National Memorial Day Parade is a timeless Washington DC tradition. Recent COVID-19 restrictions will result in…

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Gardens That Are Open in Washington DC in 2021

April 21, 2021 /
Washington DC Gardens

Spring has arrived in Washington, DC and, with the city now in phase two of recovery, some of  the most beautiful gardens in the nation are open to visitors once more. We’ve gathered four destinations that are not to be missed, no matter the season. The National Gallery of Art’s Sculpture Garden At just over…

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How to Experience D.C.’s History First-Hand

March 22, 2021 /
WWII Memorial

Washington D.C.’s history is so rich that you can learn something new on just about every street corner. One of the most thrilling components of experiencing D.C.’s history is first-hand learning and observation opportunities. Our list of the four best Washington D.C. historical sites offers educational experiences that are fun and engaging. Let’s dive in.…

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Washington D.C.’s Public Golf Courses to Visit

March 17, 2021 /
Washington DC Public Golf Courses to Visit

The often-steep price tag of life in Washington DC doesn’t have to limit your enjoyment of golf. There are numerous high-quality public golf courses throughout the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area (DMV). The golf courses we’re about to cover give you quality play opportunities at an affordable price. Blue Mash Montgomery County borders D.C. and…

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How to See the Washington DC Cherry Blossoms Safely in 2021

February 16, 2021 /
Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC

Cherry blossoms are a staple of Washington D.C. culture. You might be surprised to hear how humble the history of D.C. cherry trees truly is. 1885 led to world traveler Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore returning from Japan to request the planting of cherry trees along the Potomac waterfront.1 Japan has been celebrating the blossoming of cherry…

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Outdoor Walking Tour of the D.C. Monuments and Memorials – Night and Day

February 16, 2021 /
Washington DC Monuments

Many of D.C.’s most admired monuments exist within the city’s National Mall region. One perk regarding the National Mall is the fact that it’s very walkable. One afternoon or night trip through the National Mall allows you to witness monuments and memorials that people worldwide travel to see. Let’s dive into how you can make…

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Places to Visit in Virginia and Maryland Within a 2-Hour Drive from DC

August 18, 2020 /
Aerial View of Downtown Maryland

One of the great perks of living in our luxury apartments in DC is there are so many things to do within a two-hour drive. Maryland and Virginia offer many great attractions. If you’re wondering where to go outside of Washington, DC, here are some nearby destinations. Things to Do in Maryland Most of Washington,…

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The Best Restaurants to Visit That Have Outdoor Seating Near 17th Street

August 17, 2020 /
People Waiving Hi While Sitting Outside a Restaurant Wearing a Mask

At Keener Management, we offer many luxury properties in the Washington, DC area. If you’re considering a move here or live in one of our buildings, you may be curious about the best restaurants with outdoor seating. If so, there are several options where you can dine out safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The following…

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