Editor's Note

Little boys love trains

November 9, 2015

MORE:  Recreation News is giving away a family four pack of tickets to the Holiday Festival of Trains at Ellicott City Station. It’s true. Little boys are fascinated by trains. I know I was, and the […]

Editor's Note

Tourism is people, as well as places

October 6, 2015

I first met Vicki Gardner in the spring of 2008 while identifying new areas to explore for our readers. Vicki heads the Smith Mountain Lake, Va., Chamber of Commerce and is a passionate advocate for […]

Editor's Note

Cross-country trip created memories

May 31, 2015

Our family took a cross-country automobile trip in the early 1960s, a time when that journey didn’t involve long stretches of interstate highways and travelers saw America up close, stopped in local restaurants and shops, […]

Editor's Note

Let Recreation News help you plan that next trip

April 10, 2015

In recent years, experts have been telling us that Americans are waiting until the last minute to plan trips. The Great Recession, we were told, created fear among travelers about jobs and wages, so they […]

Civil War

This spring, learn how the Civil War ended

March 1, 2015

The great national nightmare was coming to an end 150 years ago, but there’s probably a lot you don’t know about what happened in March and April of 1865. As we wind down our coverage […]

Editor's Note

Always moving forward to keep from falling behind

January 3, 2015

It’s said these days that if you’re not moving forward, you’re falling behind. That is certainly a commentary on the rapid changes we see all around us in nearly every aspect of our lives. The […]