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About Chris

Chris Wadsworth

Chris hails from Madison, Wisconsin and proudly wears the Cheesehead mantle. He majored in French and Russian at the University of Wisconsin and earned a Master's degree in journalism from the University of Miami.

After 12 years working as a TV reporter and anchor, newspaper reporter and columnist and newsroom manager, Chris jumped into the deep end of the pool and became a full-time freelance writer. His work has appeared in many national and regional magazines, newspapers and websites. 

Chris and his family live in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. and love exploring the nation's capital and its environs.

Special Interests

Chris knows a lot about:

  • Running
  • Specialty cheese shops
  • Bigfoot

Chris's Special Recommendations

Chris says "Don't leave Washington without checking out the Air & Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles Airport. A Concorde, a Space Shuttle and more."

10Best Lists by Chris Wadsworth

New Farm-to-Fork Restaurant at Melrose Hotel

Visitors to the nation's capital have many options when it comes to lodging and that's where amenities play into decisions. Now, the Melrose Hotel in Georgetown has a new arrow in its quiver – the new Jardenea...


New Casino Thrills Fans from D.C. to Baltimore

The Maryland Live! Casino is a $500 million entertainment, dining and gambling complex located right between the major metropolitan areas of Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland. It's a short drive from either...