Cuddle up in a romantic cabin

February 2, 2015

The mountains of the Mid-Atlantic are dotted with cabins that are great retreats in the winter and spring. Choose your activity level, from skiing to cuddling before a fire, and you’ll find a cabin to […]


Stay warm and interactive at Regional Children’s Museums

January 28, 2015

With hands-on learning, STEM education enrichment, and the practical purpose of finding an activity inside, children’s museums are a great winter adventure. Here are some Mid-Atlantic children’s museums worth checking out:   For the Kids, […]


Family-friendly slopes are nearby

December 30, 2014

GIVEAWAY: Enter to win a pair of lift tickets to Blue Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania here! Families in the region are fortunate to have so many family-friendly ski resorts where even the smallest skiers and […]


On the Radio: Aw, schuss

December 27, 2014

Federal News Radio’s Sean McCalley speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about fun things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: Enjoy the ski resorts of the Mid-Atlantic.  


Visit the Mid-Atlantic’s snow belt for skiing, snowboarding

December 23, 2014

Go west, snow lovers! Go west, beyond the Continental Divide — the Eastern Continental Divide, that is — for fantastic skiing and snowboarding. Running along the Appalachian Mountains, the Eastern Continental Divide separates the watersheds […]


A holiday giveaway: Win two tickets to Shawnee Mountain

December 15, 2014

This contest has ended. See our latest contest here. This contest has ended. Enter other Recreation News contests here. Shawnee Mountain is a family oriented ski resort in Eastern Pennsylvania located right outside East Stroudsburg, […]


Winter in Pennsylvania: Off-beat activities and ideas

December 12, 2014

Looking for a winter activity, but skiing or snowboarding isn’t your style? There are plenty of other activities at Pennsylvania resorts. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington offers a “truly unforgettable adventure,” according to Visit PA — […]


Check out the nearby slopes in southern Pennsylvania

December 11, 2014

Snow lovers will tell you that this is their favorite time of year. For skiers, snowboarders, and tubing enthusiasts, the fun has just begun. A variety of ski resorts in southern Pennsylvania are within driving […]


Pristine Elk Mountain is ranked a favorite ski resort

December 1, 2014

You aren’t likely to see elk at Elk Mountain Ski Resort in northeast Pennsylvania, but skiers and boarders will find a respectful amount of snow, easy-to-follow trails, and well-groomed cruising runs. The single-face mountain’s 27 […]