Pick a better berry at an area farm

May 3, 2015

Strawberries: They are one of the first crops of the season, and for many people they are a favorite. After a long winter, strawberries bring sweet and fresh goodness to the table. They can be […]


Enter to Win: Double getaway giveaway

April 22, 2015

This contest has ended. See our latest contest here. Enter to win one of two great getaways this month with Recreation News! This month, we’re giving away … A Wild Wonderful River Adventure in Harpers […]

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Gardens, Galleries, and Grapes’ set to entice visitors

April 16, 2015

Spring in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley sets a benchmark against which all other valleys must be measured. Adding to spring’s natural splendor, the O Shenandoah County Artisan Trail will host “Gardens, Galleries, and Grapes,” April 25–26, […]


Spring family fun in Virginia’s state parks

April 12, 2015

Virginia’s 38 state parks offer families natural beauty, along with fun, adventure, and even history, and many of them are just a short drive away. Mason Neck is located in Lorton, Fairfax County, on the […]


On the Radio: Assassination staycation

April 12, 2015

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about fun things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: Washington’s Crime Museum sponsors a walking tour of places associated with […]