Mountain State Scenic Train Rides

May 1, 2015

The shriek of an old-fashioned train whistle, deep in the forest of Pocahontas County, W.Va., is no fantasy. Mountain Rail Adventures, offered by the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad, operates historic steam-driven locomotives and vintage […]


Museums highlight women in history with new exhibits

March 23, 2015

Two museums in Hampton, Va., are highlighting more than 350 years of contributions by women with special exhibits during 2015. Telling the truth The Truth About Women: Myth and Reality, an exhibit running through Aug. […]


Milford is a First State must-see

March 16, 2015

The bucolic small town of Milford, Del., has a population of 8,500 and is located in the southern part of the state, about 30 minutes from Dover and 90 minutes from the Baltimore-Washington area. Milford […]


Stuff your pi-hole

March 8, 2015

Federal News Radio’s Sean McCalley speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about fun things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: The Maryland Science Center in Baltimore hosts a celebration of […]

Civil War

This spring, learn how the Civil War ended

March 1, 2015

The great national nightmare was coming to an end 150 years ago, but there’s probably a lot you don’t know about what happened in March and April of 1865. As we wind down our coverage […]