Celebrating the birthplace of an American icon

April 29, 2015

You don’t see a lot of 75-year-olds celebrating their birthdays by playing in the mud or driving over big rocks and piles of dirt, but that’s exactly what will be happening June 12–14 during the […]


Susquehanna River attracts outdoor enthusiasts

April 20, 2015

The Susquehanna River, considered one of the most beautiful rivers in America, attracts thousands of visitors each year as it flows through New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Whether it’s boating, fishing, and swimming in the […]


Pirate thrills and mountain biking chills in Huntingdon

April 12, 2015

On the charming streets of Huntingdon, Pa., a college town about three hours from Washington, D.C., visitors can swashbuckle with pirates or dance to swing music, all within a five-block neighborhood of this Victorian-era community. […]


Plan your own brews cruise

April 5, 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: Tour the craft breweries of York, Pennsylvania


It’s Amish Mud Sale season in Lancaster, Pa.

March 10, 2015

You can’t get more authentic ’round Lancaster County than the annual and unique Amish “mud sales” season in small towns all over Lancaster County, held through mid-April. These community auctions benefit local fire companies and […]


Crawford County, Pennsylvania boasts 17,088-acre fishery

March 8, 2015

Pymatuning Lake in Crawford County, Pa., is an incredibly productive 17,088-acre fishery for a variety of warm-water species. Walleyes, crappies, bluegills, and muskies have attracted anglers to the lake for decades. Channel catfish and yellow […]