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 […]


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.  


A Merry Baltimore Christmas

December 23, 2014

The annual Baltimore Parade of Lights was recently held on the water through the Inner Harbor and Fells Point for a crowd of about 35,000 people. The event supports the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for […]


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 […]


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. […]


It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

November 26, 2014

Whether it’s a rousing concert of holiday favorites, an inspiring rendition of Handel’s Messiah, or a Christmas carol sing-along, there are plenty of opportunities to hear the sounds of the season this month in the […]