Breweries

Enjoy the mountain air, beer, and more in Nelson County

October 9, 2017

In scenic Nelson County, Va., you’re always within hollering distance of a location where exquisite beverages are being brewed, distilled, fermented, or served.  Three hours south of Washington, D.C., this rural county boasts just one […]

Destinations

Franklin Co.’s Old Jail makes any time spooky

October 9, 2017

So, you don’t believe in ghosts? Prove yourself right — or wrong — with a visit to Franklin County, Pa.  The first settlers ventured into the south central Pennsylvania area in 1730, while the county […]

Adventures in Taste

A Gettysburg visit includes foodie delights

October 9, 2017

Long before the Confederacy receded from its high-water mark, Gettysburg and surrounding Adams County, Pa., were already known as a “bread basket.” The area’s fields and forests fed a growing local population and provided trade […]

Concerts

Jazzing it up in Rehoboth Beach

October 9, 2017

The rhythms of the music and the ocean will blend for a melodious weekend when the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival rolls in Oct. 12–15 for its 28th year.  Up to 25,000 people from a 600-mile […]

Delaware

Join the fun on a ferry

October 9, 2017

In the fall, travelers seem conscious that each day is to be savored for last gasps of great weather, colors, and cool breezes before the air turns cold, the roads icy, or the days short. […]

Breweries

Travel Va.’s Beer, Wine, and Shine Trail this fall

October 1, 2017

Since its earliest Colonial days, Virginia’s Newport News has been facing outward toward the Chesapeake Bay and the sea beyond. Initially for trading with England, then later for its shipbuilding industry, Newport News built a […]

Destinations

Libation innovation in St. Mary’s

October 1, 2017

Unless a winery has its own vineyard, a winemaker must worry about a consistent supply of quality grapes. The Port of Leonardtown Winery in Hollywood, Md., solved that problem in an innovative way. Using funds from […]

Destinations

Good things coming up in Charlottesville

October 1, 2017

We were on our way to Lynchburg, Va., on Aug. 11 and passed on the outskirts of Charlottesville at 11:00am, blissfully unaware of the tragic confrontation unfolding there. When we learned about the violent protest, […]