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1 The Dupont Hotel
The Dupont Hotel
1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036

The newly renovated Dupont Hotel has pulled off Mad Men chic without so much as a hint of kitsch. The small but comfortable guest rooms are outfitted with heated bathroom floors, flat-screen TVs and surprisingly effective noise-blocking windows. A $52 million renovation and rebranding effort has upgraded all the public areas and rooms. Even a new floor has been added: Level Nine, which is like a hotel within a hotel. Each of Level Nine's contemporary rooms boasts wood floors, high ceilings, balconies that overlook the city, twice-daily housekeeping service, and access to a library-style sitting room with complimentary food, drink, and business amenities. The dark pub in the hotel's lobby has been replaced by a bright restaurant with a South Beach-style outdoor seating area overlooking the circle. Pros:

right on Dupont Circle; newly renovated hotel; fabulous Level Nine concierge level.

Cons:

traffic and noise on Dupont Circle; guest rooms on the small side; limited closet space. www.doylecollection.com/dupont. 295 rooms, 32 suites. In-room: safe, kitchen (some), Internet (some), Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurant, bar, gym, parking. Credit cards accepted. Metro: Dupont Circle.

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2 Hotel Palomar Arlington
Hotel Palomar Arlington
1121 N. 19th St.
Arlington, VA 22209

From the mood lighting to the burnt-orange marble reception desk to the fantastically funky living room off the lobby, you might think you woke up in South Beach rather than Rosslyn. Complimentary coffee, tea, and newspapers are in the living room every morning, and all meals are served at the hotel's Italian restaurant, Domaso. The Metro is a short walk away. Stop by for the nightly "Wines Around the World" reception. Pros:

sleek design; attention to detail; comfy beds.

Cons:

un-hip location; some noise from airport; no swimming pool. www.hotelpalomar-arlington.com. 142 rooms, 12 suites. In-room: safe, Internet, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurant, gym, parking, some pets allowed. Credit cards accepted. Metro: Rosslyn.

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3 Hotel Rouge
Hotel Rouge
1315 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036

This postmodern hotel bathed in red succeeds at bringing Florida's South Beach club scene to D.C. guest rooms. With specialty themes such as "chill or chow," the rooms are decorated with swanky eye-catching furniture. In the hip lobby lounge the bartenders are always busy concocting sweet new drinks. Bar Rouge, the cocktail lounge, attracts club-going denizens at all hours. Pros:

great lounge scene; gay-friendly vibe; good location.

Cons:

no pool; the scene is not for everybody. www.rougehotel.com. 137 rooms. In-room: safe, kitchen (some). In-hotel: bar, gym, parking, some pets allowed. Credit cards accepted. Metro: Dupont Circle.

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4 Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort
Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort
16701 Lakeview Rd.
Flintstone, MD 21530

With Evitts Mountain and Lake Habeeb as a backdrop, this resort is in one of the state's most idyllic spots. The lobby, dining room, and lounge overlook a 243-acre man-made lake. In keeping with the nature outside, the colors green and brown are used throughout the six-story hotel. Rooms, larger than usual, are appointed with Shaker-style furniture, and most have views of a breathtaking ridge of mountains. If traveling with your pet, request a special "V.I.P." room, which greets your furry one with a special treat basket. Suites include a gas fireplace and sitting area. Try a spa treatment, 18 holes on the golf course, a hike along the park's trails, or boating, fishing, and swimming. At this writing, Rocky Gap was planning an expansion to include a gambling area. Pros:

one of the region's best golf courses and a first-rate spa.

Cons

: not as intimate an experience as staying at a small B&B. www.rockygapresort.com. 203 rooms, 15 suites. In-hotel: restaurants, bar, golf course, pool, tennis courts, gym, spa, beach, some pets allowed. Credit cards accepted.

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5 The Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa
The Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa
4165 Mears Ave.
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Opened in 2004, this luxury hotel and spa is a key part of the revitalization of the town's tourism business. The public spaces pay homage to the beachfront community's history. A mural in the lobby depicts the old roller coaster that once thrilled vacationers, and framed photographs line the corridors, tracing the town's changes from its Victorian heyday to the present. The whitewashed oak furniture and sand-color walls give the rooms an elegant yet beachy style. The resort was built right on the water's edge, and its suites and deluxe rooms have balconies that seem to hang over the Bay. There are also three dining options, a boardwalk, and a fishing charter company at the hotel's full-service marina. Pros:

a full-service resort with boating, an indoor pool, and spa services; a sandy beach.

Cons:

don't expect a "jumping the waves" experience at the beach—the Chesapeake is placid compared to the beach properties on the Atlantic. wwwcbresortspa.com. 72 rooms, 6 suites. In-room: Internet. In-hotel: restaurants, pool, gym, spa, parking. Credit cards accepted. Rate includes: Breakfast.

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6 Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum
Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum
4155 Mears Ave.
Chesapeake Beach, MD

The Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum, housed in the railroad's 1898 track-side terminus, provides memorable glimpses of the onetime resort's turn-of-the-20th-century glory days. Among its exhibits are a glass-enclosed model of the town of Chesapeake Beach and a hand-carved kangaroo from the magnificent carousel, as well as a slot machine and photos of early vacationers. One of the railroad's passenger cars rests nearby. www.cbrm.org. Admission: Free. Hours: May-Sept., daily 1-4; Apr. and Oct., weekends 1-4 and by appointment.

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7 Chesapeake Beach Water Park
Chesapeake Beach Water Park
Gordon Stinnett Ave. at Rte. 261
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Families make a day of it at Chesapeake Beach Water Park, which has a children's pool, beach, and many slides. The park is open from Memorial Day until the first day of school. Admission is $18.

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8 Six Flags America
Six Flags America
13710 Central Ave.
Largo, MD 20775

Maryland's only amusement park, Six Flags America combines a theme park with Hurricane Harbor, a water park. On the "dry" side, high-speed revelers enjoy eight old-fashioned wood or modern steel coasters. "Batwing" puts riders headfirst, face and belly down, with nothing between them and the ground but a safety strap. Children under 48 inches can coast on a minimodel, "drive" an 18-wheeler, and earn their wings flying minijets. On the "wet" side, children of all ages beat the heat whizzing down waterslides and swimming in pools. The five-story Crocodile Cal's (named for Cal Ripkin, legendary star of the Baltimore Orioles) Caribbean Beach House dumps 1,000 gallons of water on unsuspecting passersby every few minutes. When your body has been through enough, sit back for the stage and musical entertainments. www.sixflags.com/America. Admission: $50, kids under 48" $25, kids 2 and under free; parking $15. Hours: Late Apr.-Labor Day, call ahead or check Web site calendar for hrs; Fright Fest, Oct., Fri. 5-10, weekends 1-10.

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2018 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2018/1/1 19 12 5 6 2 -2 87 62 47 30.61 30.55 30.50 10 10 10 20 7 26 0.00  
2017 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2017/1/1 51 43 35 28 25 19 65 50 39 30.40 30.22 29.99 10 10 10 10 5 17 0.00  
2016 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2016/1/1 41 36 32 28 24 18 70 59 48 30.19 30.15 30.10 10 10 10 20 8 25 0.00  
2015 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2015/1/1 41 29 17 18 14 7 80 53 31 30.26 30.16 30.07 10 10 10 12 2 20 0.00  
2014 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2014/1/1 44 34 23 28 21 14 86 63 42 30.43 30.31 30.15 10 10 10 10 3 - 0.00  
2013 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2013/1/1 42 36 30 28 25 19 75 62 53 30.03 29.99 29.93 10 10 10 10 3 16 0.00  
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