Destinations

Smith Mountain Lake shoreline great for recreation

March 17, 2017

Smith Mountain Lake, located in the newly designated Virginia Mountains Region, is an amazing area with shoreline covering Bedford, Franklin, and Pittsylvania counties. What’s not to love about a clear glistening lake with 580 miles […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Douglas Falls, W.Va.

September 21, 2016

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Douglas Falls in West Virginia. State: West Virginia Location: Thomas Height: Unknown The rocks at Douglas Falls are brilliant red, […]

Biking

Rejuvenate indoors and outdoors around Gettysburg

August 15, 2016

Seven score and 13 years ago, our forefathers hiked to Gettysburg for a monumental battle. Today’s visitors to Gettysburg don’t have to wage war, but they’ll be pleasantly surprised to learn that scenic Adams County […]

Breweries

Readers visit the Mid-Atlantic’s weekend hotspots

July 16, 2016

Recreation News readers are exploring places all over the Mid-Atlantic this week, and they’re sharing their adventures with us. This weekend, here’s what readers are up to: 1. Boating in D.C.  Reader @tntammy kayaked the Potamac […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Silver Spray (Hidden) Falls, N.J.

June 15, 2016

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Silver Spray Falls in New Jersey. State: New Jersey Location: Walpack Township, Sussex County Height: 40 feet Silver Spray Falls is among […]

Biking

Waterfall Wednesday: Cascades Falls, Virginia

June 8, 2016

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Cascade Falls in Cascades National Park. State: Virginia Location: George Washington and Jefferson National Forests Height: 66 feet According to the Virginia […]

Biking

Morgantown offers 120 miles of trails, zip lines

April 29, 2016

With warmer weather comes the desire to get outdoors, and there’s no better place to do it than in Morgantown, W.Va., whether you’re a hiker, cyclist, mountain biker, rock climber, or whitewater rafting enthusiast. We’re […]