These spring break trips are easy on the eyes and the budget!

Spring break is rapidly approaching, bringing some warmer weather and good times along with it! Looking to switch up your vacation time in a way that doesn't involve a pricey airplane ticket? Here are three spring break trips within driving distance of D.C.!

Ocean City, MD

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About three hours away lies the beach paradise of Ocean City, Maryland! Sun, sand, and water -- what more could you ask for from a spring break trip? You can catch a tan, splash around, try the food at the amazing restaurants scattered across the city, and make some cool memories by doing one of the hundreds of things there is to do on the Boardwalk and beyond!

Pittsburgh, PA

PNC Park

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Just a little over four hours away from D.C., Pittsburgh is a great place to explore! Unleash your inner art lover at the Andy Warhol Museum, surround yourself in luscious greenery at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, or catch a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game!

Harpers Ferry, WV

Harpers Ferry

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Escape the hustle and bustle of D.C. and head to quaint Harpers Ferry, just a little over an hour away! Enjoy nature at their national historical park, or just enjoy the historic town itself. If you're looking to come back refreshed, this is a good place to find your peace and quiet.

Which place would you go to for spring break? What are some other favorite destinations within driving distance of D.C.? Tell us in the comments!

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