Culture

Just desserts: Surry Sonker Trail showcases a tasty treat

August 14, 2017

In Surry County, N.C., visitors explore the Yadkin Valley by following their sweet tooth. The Surry Sonker Trail includes eight eateries that serve the county’s signature cobbler-like dessert. Sonker, which consists of cooked fruit and […]

Culture

Get a different view of Gettysburg

July 27, 2017

The images of Gettysburg are burned into the consciousness of anyone who has visited the battlefield area: the expanse of grass across which Confederate Gen. George Pickett’s men charged; the rocks of Little Round Top […]

Challenge

Choosing an Outer Banks vacation home

July 25, 2017

While there are a variety of accommodations available along the Outer Banks of North Carolina, vacation home rentals are among the most numerous. Jackie Hill, of Sun Realty, offers some tips that can make the […]

Biking

Morgantown offers arts scene, great outdoor fun

July 25, 2017

Outdoor enthusiasts are familiar with the area around Morgantown, W.Va., with its whitewater rafting on the Cheat River and Upper Youghiogheny, biking along the 48 miles of the Mon River Trail System (which includes 8 […]

Concerts

On the Radio: Oh Shenandoah, I long to hear you

July 23, 2017

Federal News Radio speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. Week of July 23: Head for the hills and enjoy celebrations of the Summer of Love […]