Culture

Water|Ways exhibit to begin at Virginia Living Museum

April 20, 2017

In Newport News, Va., the Virginia Living Museum will feature Water|Ways, a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition, in the VLM’s changing exhibit gallery beginning May 27 through July 9. Water is an essential component of life on […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Apple Orchard Falls, Virginia

April 12, 2017

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Apple Orchard Falls in Virginia. State: Virginia Location: Buchanan Height: N/A Apple Orchard Falls is one of Virginia’s tallest and most […]

Culture

On the Radio: Making light of Baltimore

April 3, 2017

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. Week of April 2: Charm City is transformed into Light City for […]

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 […]

Family Travel

Enter to Win: B&O Railroad Museum’s Springfest

March 22, 2017

The B&O Railroad Museum has so much for kids to do during Springfest: Crowns, Cowboys & Easter Bunny to keep minds engaged and active. During the event, there will be train rides & appearances by […]

Culture

Virginia’s Eastern Shore Artisan Trail offers variety

March 14, 2017

Seagulls, solitude, and sunlight on water all lend themselves to a place where artistic expression is alive and well. Virginia’s Eastern Shore Artisan Trail features 120 artists and businesses spread along the 70-mile coastal peninsula. […]

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 […]