The Maryland Zoo offers discounted tickets

January 2, 2015

This January and February there’s one low price for all. Adult, child, and senior tickets are just $10. Bundle up for big savings as you experience winter wildlife at the Zoo. Fewer animals will be on exhibit, but for some species it’s the most […]


Family-friendly slopes are nearby

December 30, 2014

GIVEAWAY: Enter to win a pair of lift tickets to Blue Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania here! Families in the region are fortunate to have so many family-friendly ski resorts where even the smallest skiers and […]


On the Radio: Aw, schuss

December 27, 2014

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: Enjoy the ski resorts of the Mid-Atlantic.  


Visit the Mid-Atlantic’s snow belt for skiing, snowboarding

December 23, 2014

Go west, snow lovers! Go west, beyond the Continental Divide — the Eastern Continental Divide, that is — for fantastic skiing and snowboarding. Running along the Appalachian Mountains, the Eastern Continental Divide separates the watersheds […]


A visit to The Big Apple

December 19, 2014

On a quick business trip to New York City, Marvin and Jane Bond took the time to check out the tree at Rockefeller Center and the decorated windows at Macy’s. A hidden gem on the […]


Seasonal events plentiful in the Mid-Atlantic region this year

December 14, 2014

Holiday celebrations are well underway in the Mid-Atlantic, with spectacular light displays, European-style Christmas markets, lavishly decorated homes, musical concerts, and plenty of other activities. Maryland’s capital city of Annapolis is brimming with holiday fun. […]