Destinations

On the Radio: Where you feel safest of all

January 28, 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 Jan. 28: Buckle up and go find your next ride […]

Cruise Corner

“The Big Easy” is a fascinating STOP

January 11, 2017

It’s truly an interesting nickname: “The Big Easy.” On the one hand, the casual and relaxed attitude fits the name well. On the other hand, New Orleans is vibrant destination with an explosion of experiences […]

Culture

Holiday happenings in the Mid-Atlantic and elsewhere

December 10, 2016

Christmas celebrations are in full swing all over the United States, as communities stage light displays, craft shows, musical concerts, theatrical productions, parades, dinners — even strolls — to mark the season. Boston’s Freedom Trail […]

Culture

Honoring those who served

November 4, 2016

Fayetteville, N.C., the home of the Army’s Fort Bragg, puts on an annual show in November to honor the nation’s veterans, focusing this year on the men and women who served in World War II. […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Purakaunui Falls, New Zealand

October 12, 2016

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. But, these week we’re going a little bit out of our coverage area to visit a majestic New Zealand waterfall, Purakaunui Falls. Location: New Zealand […]

Cruise Corner

Venice by boat: It’s the only way to GO

September 30, 2016

Sometimes you can’t just visit a place — you need to immerse yourself in it. We found this to be true in Venice, Italy. Venice has been a destination on our bucket list, and we […]

Destinations

Paddle among the Great Dismal Swamp’s 112,000 acres

September 1, 2016

If ever a place was misnamed, it’s the Great Dismal Swamp. “Great” it may be — some 112,000 acres spread across southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina — but “dismal?” Hardly. For paddlers and people-powered […]