Go Fourth this Independence Day

June 27, 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: Don’t limit yourself to celebrating the Fourth of July in […]


Enter to Win: Tickets to Cirque du Soleil

June 27, 2015

This contest has ended. See our latest contest here. Recreation News is giving away three tickets to see Cirque du Soleil in Baltimore! Fill out the form below. Cirque du Soleil invites you to Baltimore to […]

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Frederick, Md. rolls out the welcome mat

June 24, 2015

Less than 50 miles from Washington and Baltimore is the town of Frederick. Recently, on a lovely weekend day, I made the drive and was parked on Market Street in less than an hour. Drop […]


Enter to Win: A family vacation for four

June 22, 2015

This contest has ended. See our latest contest here. This month, Recreation News is giving away the chance for a family of four to visit Ocean City, Md. Enter to win overnight accommodations and breakfast […]


Mid-Atlantic adventures: Boating

June 6, 2015

There are many opportunities for finding fun on the water with outdoor adventures fairly close to home. From the Shenandoah to the Potomac to the Susquehanna, families with kids of all ages can enjoy a […]


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 […]