Destinations

Plan a getaway to Raystown Lake

August 9, 2017

Raystown Lake, the largest lake that is entirely within Pennsylvania, has been a prime vacation destination since its creation in 1973. At 8,300 acres in size, it’s ideal for fishing and watersports, with seemingly countless […]

Culture

On the Radio: Pour some maple sugar on me

March 25, 2017

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 March 26: Head up to Meyersdale in the Laurel Highlands […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Dingmans Falls, Pennsylvania

February 1, 2017

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Dingmans Falls in Pennsylvania. State: Pennsylvania Location: Dingmans Ferry, Delaware Township Height: 130 feet Dingmans Falls is the second highest waterfall in the […]

Destinations

Elk Mountain offers skiers a 1,000-foot vertical drop

January 28, 2017

Snow season is here, and throughout the Mid-Atlantic skiers are looking to hit the slopes and find the perfect downhill trail. Dedicated skiers can travel a little farther from home, find some superior skiing, and […]

Adventures in Taste

Take a gastronomic day trip to Franklin County, Pennsylvania

January 13, 2017

Pennsylvania’s Franklin County offers an ideal gastronomic destination. Fewer than two hours from Baltimore and Washington, its distinctive culinary culture combines Pennsylvania German, Scots-Irish, and burgeoning Hispanic flavors. Straddling the Cumberland Valley, the county has […]