Destinations

Elk Mountain offers skiers a 1,000-foot vertical drop

January 28, 2017

Snow season is here, and throughout the Mid-Atlantic skiers are looking to hit the slopes and find the perfect downhill trail. Dedicated skiers can travel a little farther from home, find some superior skiing, and […]

Adventures in Taste

Take a gastronomic day trip to Franklin County, Pennsylvania

January 13, 2017

Pennsylvania’s Franklin County offers an ideal gastronomic destination. Fewer than two hours from Baltimore and Washington, its distinctive culinary culture combines Pennsylvania German, Scots-Irish, and burgeoning Hispanic flavors. Straddling the Cumberland Valley, the county has […]

Biking

Waterfall Wednesday: Cucumber Falls, Ohiopyle, Pa.

January 11, 2017

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Cucumber Falls in Ohiopyle, Pa. State: Pennsylvania Location: Ohiopyle State Park Height: 30 Cucumber Falls is one of six […]

Destinations

West Virginia winters offer more than just downhill skiing

December 24, 2016

West Virginia is renowned for fantastic skiing at four mountain resorts: Canaan Valley, Timberline, Winterplace, and Snowshoe. These resorts boast an annual snowfall of up to 180 inches a year, and consistent cold temperatures allow […]

Culture

On the Radio: Vegetative states

December 18, 2016

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 Dec. 18: The United States Botanical Garden is honoring the […]

Culture

On the Radio: Farming out Christmas

December 12, 2016

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 Dec. 11: Leave the lights of the city and witness […]