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 […]


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 […]


Choosing an Outer Banks vacation home

August 19, 2016

While there are a variety of accommodations available along the Outer Banks of North Carolina, vacation home rentals are among the most numerous. Jackie Hill, of Sun Realty, offers some tips that can make the […]


Waterfall Wednesday: Hickory Nut Falls, North Carolina

August 17, 2016

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Hickory Nut Falls in North Carolina. State: North Carolina Height: 404 feet Location: Chimney Rock State Park According to Chimney Rock State […]