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UPDATE: This story was originally published on December 5.
The National Christmas tree lights up tomorrow, meaning it’s officially holiday season in Washington. And as much as we love ice skating in the Sculpture Garden, admiring the ZooLights, and indulging in fireside s’mores (and cocktails) at the Ritz, sometimes we need a release from the hubbub. Thankfully, there’s no better way to recharge (and restore the holiday cheer) than to get out of the city and head to one of the DMV's coziest, most inviting bed-and-breakfasts.
To get you on your way, we've rounded up the best spots to cuddle up and enjoy a romantic winter weekend — think morning horseback rides, tranquil spas, and beautiful views, all within driving distance of D.C. We even tossed in a couple options closer to home, just in case you need
an escape from extra space for your, erm, vibrant family.
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