Destinations

Maryland’s newest heritage trail is just a hoofbeat away

August 27, 2016

Since the first settlers set foot here in the early 1600s, horses have been a part of life in Southern Maryland. Hoofbeats Through History: The Southern Maryland Historic Horse Trail, the region’s new heritage trail, is a network of […]

Biking

On the Radio: Park for free

August 23, 2016

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 Aug. 22: Find a national park near you and enter […]

Challenge

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 […]

Destinations

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 […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Looking Glass Falls, N.C.

August 10, 2016

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Looking Glass Falls in North Carolina. State: North Carolina Height: 60 feet Location: Pigsah National Forest According to Asheville, N.C., tourism, Looking […]

Destinations

Plan a getaway to Raystown Lake

August 6, 2016

Raystown Lake, the largest lake that is entirely within Pennsylvania, has been a prime vacation destination since its creation in 1973. At 8,300 acres in size, it’s ideal for fishing and watersports, with seemingly countless […]