The Hiking Trail Hiding In Washington DC That Will Transport You To Another World

There are definitely days that Washingtonians want to just get away. In the summer when it’s hot and humid and the city feels stifling, you might be tempted to disappear all together. Luckily, you don’t have to board a plane to feel like you’re in another land. All you need to do is head an hour into Maryland to the other worldly extended loop trail in Catoctin Mountain Park.

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There is so much to explore around Washington DC, including these seven amazing trails that will lead you to ancient ruins!