Top 12 reasons to love and visit Southern Delaware

February 28, 2017

With the Delaware Bay, 26 miles of pristine Atlantic beaches, and the welcoming small-town charm of coastal and river towns, there are plenty of activities and attractions to explore in Southern Delaware. With so much […]


Family fun beyond expectations along the Delaware coastline

October 31, 2016

When most people think of Coastal Delaware, they immediately picture world-class beach resorts and summertime fun. That’s about to change! Now a year-round destination, Delaware beach resort businesses owners, entrepreneurs, and merchants are creating can’t […]


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 […]


It’s summer in the Mid-Atlantic

July 26, 2016

What are Recreation News readers up to this week? Find out in our #LivePlayDo adventure roundup! Submit your own photos by using #LivePlayDo on your favorite social network. You might find your photo featured in […]


On the Radio: Life’s a beach. And then what?

July 24, 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 July 24:  Hit the nearby beaches of Maryland and Southern […]


Beach stay planning and events

June 30, 2016

Heading off to a beach resort such as Ocean City, Md., or Rehoboth Beach, Del.? There are so many choices that planning a trip can be daunting. Sure, you want to spend time dipping your […]


Delmarva: What you don’t know may surprise you

July 20, 2015

The sun, sand, and sea are the common characteristics of Delmarva’s beaches from Lewes to Ocean City, but the resort towns that dot the coast are all distinct from each other. Lewes, founded in 1631 […]

Travelers' Toolbox

prAna quick-dry shirts

June 3, 2015

Outdoor clothing company prAna has long-sleeved beach shirts made of quick-drying fabric and rated UPF 50+. They’re comfortable and colorful. (