Civil War

It’s time to visit Harpers Ferry again

May 26, 2017

In 1785, Thomas Jefferson noted that “… the passage of the Patowmac through the Blue Ridge is one of the most stupendous scenes in nature.” His words ring just as true today in the place […]

Destinations

Try riding and relaxing in welcoming Hardy County

April 27, 2017

Motorcycle rides — plus a hand of poker, a little music, and some camping — are warm-weather pastimes in Hardy County, W.Va., a neck of the woods that’s welcoming to residents and visitors alike. Folks […]

Destinations

Dinosaur Discovery Trail showcases majestic animals

March 27, 2017

In Newport News, Va., the Virginia Living Museum’s permanent outdoor Dinosaur Discovery Trail showcases 16 of the majestic animals that roamed earth for more 150 million years. You’ll see realistic one-third to full-size dinosaurs from […]

Culture

Hampton celebrates NASA heritage

March 11, 2017

This year, the City of Hampton, Va., marks two special anniversaries. On July 9, 1917, Hampton became the birthplace of NASA. The first laboratories of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Langley — later called […]

Culture

Travel takeover: Ellicott City, Maryland

March 5, 2017

Recreation News reader Valerie D. Perry took over our Instagram account Saturday during a trip to Ellicott City, Maryland. Valerie, a travel blogger for The Road Lots Traveled, is a regular user of our #LivePlayDo […]