Experience the holidays with a German-Amish influence

November 19, 2017

The Christmas tree isn’t the only German holiday tradition to make its way into the American celebration. The Berks County area around Reading marks the season with tours, lights, and even two “Christkindlmarkets.” For the […]


Try Harrisonburg for family-friendly fun

November 8, 2017

Tons of family fun can be found in Harrisonburg, Va., in the Shenandoah Valley, just two hours outside of Washington, D.C.  Whether making it a day trip or a long weekend, stop first at the […]


Can you say Conococheague?

August 31, 2017

Even third-grade students in the Tuscarora School District can say and spell the Native American word Conococheague, but it’s a mystery to most of the rest of the world. Rhyming with the words “Monica” and […]