Destinations

Hit the road in Bath County

May 28, 2017

New driving tour takes in the rural mountain scenery   The journey to Bath County, Va., from the Washington, D.C., area is a little more than 200 miles and starts on busy I-66 and then […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Apple Orchard Falls, Virginia

April 12, 2017

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Apple Orchard Falls in Virginia. State: Virginia Location: Buchanan Height: N/A Apple Orchard Falls is one of Virginia’s tallest and most […]

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 […]