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Smithsonian Opens 3 Museums Despite Snow In D.C.

While most federal workers have a snow day, the Smithsonian Institution is opening several museums to visitors at their regular times.

03/17/2014

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Maryland Zoo In Baltimore Counts More Than 400,000 Visitors

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore has set a visitor milestone for the second year in a row.

09/19/2013

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Violence Does Not Deter Visitors From Flocking To Charm City

Tens of thousands of visitors are flocking to Baltimore, and it’s not the Fourth of July holiday weekend that has them staying in hotels and eating out.

07/05/2013

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Cherry Blossoms In Full Bloom In D.C.

The cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. are in full bloom, a sure sign that spring is here and summer is not far away.

04/10/2013

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Cherry Tree Bloom Pushed Back Again

The National Park Service has updated its predicted peak bloom time for the District of Columbia’s cherry trees for a second time, moving it back a few days.

04/04/2013

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Ocean City Visitors Down, Flush Statistics Show

Ocean City’s visitor total has dropped for four years straight, according to the resort’s own statistics.

01/15/2013

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Sailabration Draws Thousands To Ships & Other Activities At The Inner Harbor

Sailabration is still in full swing at the Inner Harbor as thousands of people showed up to check out the big ships.

06/15/2012

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Visitors Enjoy Touring The Ships Docked At The Inner Harbor

As the Star-Spangled Sailabration got underway, visitors had a chance to tour the ships from around the world that docked in Baltimore.

06/14/2012

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D.C. Counts Nearly 18M Visitors, Up From Before 9/11

Tourism officials say Washington saw a record 17.9 million visitors last year, surpassing a previous record of 17.4 million set in 2000 before the 9/11 attacks.

05/22/2012

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D.C. Tourism Generates $6B In Spending By Visitors

Tourism officials in Washington say spending by visitors grew more than 6 percent last year to $6 billion, outpacing the growth in visitor numbers.

05/09/2012

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Merchants Use Civil War Ties To Draw Business

A century and a half ago many of Frederick’s downtown buildings served as hospitals to care for wounded soldiers from both sides of the Civil War. Downtown merchants were urged last week to use that historic connection to bring in tourists.

02/28/2012

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Catoctin Park Visitor Center Remains Closed

Officials at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont say upgrades to the visitor center are taking longer than expected.

01/31/2012

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