Recreation News delivers your message four ways: in print, online, on the air, and through a weekly opt-in email blast. We print both Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Md. editions. We also place the current issue on our website, along with a searchable archive of past issues. Your ad in the online edition is linked directly to your website. We also have a weekly radio program on Washington, D.C. radio that is aimed at our target audience. We deliver for you!

Recreation News delivers timely family vacation, romantic getaway, and other destination information 12 times per year. Through a unique relationship with federal civilian and military recreation organizations, about 65% of its monthly circulation arrives at individual federal employee desks each month. The remainder is sent to individual and corporate subscribers. Your message reaches this active, affluent, educated audience most effectively through Recreation News.

Reader Response: Destination Advertisers who place display ads receive free reader response service. You receive monthly emailed lists of readers who have requested additional information about you. This allows you to send brochures or other information directly to the hottest prospects! Recreation News encourages reader response with internal ads, contests, giveaways, and an online as well as printed request form.

Front Page Ad Rates. Click to enlarge.
Front Page Ad Rates. Click to enlarge.

Current Co-ops Recreation News works closely with state and local tourist organizations to create advertising co-op programs that offer excellent value, combining targeted editorial content and appropriate advertising in an informative package for readers. We also create special programs for golf, skiing, caverns, and other types of family vacation attractions and activities.

Weekend Update The weekly opt-in email blast, Weekend Update, focuses on events and travel bargains and offers affordable rates for promoting your events or travel promotions.

Online: Recreation News offers online advertising at affordable rates. Recreation News carries selected additional advertising on its website. Full-page advertisers get priority in the online advertising program. Please note that all advertisements in the print edition appear in the online edition and are linked to the advertisers� websites. For more information, contact

Front Page ad rates: Recreation News offers front page sticky note advertising opportunities at affordable rates.

Classified Advertising: The classified page in Recreation News is an ideal place to economically advertise your family vacation service, vacation rental property, special tours, and offers targeted to federal employees. We can place multi-line classified ads or even display ads in our classified section. Submit the form below . Rates are $32 for a one-inch block that includes a brief headline and 25-30 words of ad copy. For larger blocks or classified display ads, contact or call 410-638-6901. You will be invoiced on publication.