Music and more make for a lively Cumberland summer

May 24, 2015

Cumberland, in the mountains of Western Maryland, offers a trifecta of good things to visitors and locals this summer. Location is the first, with the C&O Canal National Park, Great Allegheny Passage, and surrounding mountains […]


West Virginia: Wild, wonderful, and weird?

May 20, 2015

“Wild, Wonderful, and Weird” is not exactly West Virginia’s state slogan, but Laura Gassler, who promotes the Martinsburg area, may think it’s appropriate as Berkeley County hosts the first ODDfest, June 27–28. An eclectic assortment […]

Civil War

On the Radio: VMI and the War Between the States

May 16, 2015

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: a reenactment of the Civil War Battle of New Market, […]


Ticket Giveaway: Virginia Renaissance Faire

May 11, 2015

This season, Recreation News is giving away three pairs of tickets to three winners to the Virginia Renaissance Faire. Fill out the form below and don’t miss out! Find out more about the Renaissance Faire […]


Upcoming summer means hot times in Southern Delaware

May 9, 2015

Salt water taffy, salty air, the sound of seagulls competing with the sound of laughing children, lapping waves, refreshing breezes, and ocean plunges — it’s time for summer in Southern Delaware. Who wouldn’t want to […]