Destinations

TripBeatSM: Vacation to your heart’s content

May 12, 2017

  TripBeatSM makes it easy, convenient, and affordable to search and book resort vacations by providing access to more than 2,400 resort condo rental properties in desirable destinations in approximately 90 countries.  The properties offer […]

Editor's Note

What did they do when the lights went out?

May 2, 2017

We pulled into The Homestead in Hot Springs, Va., about 4:30pm in late March. Though we were greeted with the hospitality the historic resort is famous for, it was easy to see that the Great […]

Publisher's Note

Re-thinking life, not just retirement

March 6, 2017

It happens again and again. This time, we are sitting on a white sand Jamaican beach, cocktails in hand, bellies full from a romantic dinner at the resort, waves lapping at the shoreline. We are […]

Editor's Note

What’s luck got to do with it?

March 6, 2017

We’ve all experienced those serendipitous moments in life when we stumbled onto the solution to a problem or “the stars aligned” to create just the right moment for something special to happen. Ask any really […]

Culture

Use of oak, rising alcohol levels among 2017 wine trends

February 18, 2017

It’s really difficult to predict trends in wine, but certain evidence does suggest many in the offing. Look for more collaboration between “Old World” and “New World” producers. Joint ventures on both sides will flourish. […]

Publisher's Note

What’s love got to do with it?

January 28, 2017

It started out with Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, being a single-day observance. From a fixed date, it expanded to a broader range with people trying to incorporate it into a weekend event. When Valentine’s Day […]

Civil War

On the Radio: Remembering Remembrance Day

November 19, 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 Nov. 18: Today, Nov. 19, is Remembrance Day in Gettysburg, […]

Editor's Note

A first in the First State

November 4, 2016

For a small state, Delaware has an amazing number and variety of museums. From the du Pont family mansions like Hagley, Winterthur, and Nemours in the north to the Discoversea Shipwreck Museum near the southern […]

Fall

Recreation News readers #LivePlayDo

October 27, 2016

Here are some of our favorite photo submissions from readers around the Mid-Atlantic this week: Share your own photos with us by using the hashtag #LivePlayDo on any social network. Keep adventuring!   Fall foliage […]