Culture

Roanoke re-creates railroading history

March 17, 2016

Roanoke’s development is closely tied to the Norfolk and Western Railroad and trains still rumble along the tracks that pass the old passenger station, which now serves as a visitor center and home to the […]

Culture

Big news coming from Mountain Maryland in 2016

March 2, 2016

As Maryland’s fastest growing getaway destinations, Cumberland and Allegany County are becoming the centerpiece of Mountain Maryland’s new appeal for outdoor relaxation seekers as well as those who enjoy the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad’s excursions. […]

Contest

Enter to Win: Holiday Festival of Trains

November 9, 2015

This contest has ended. See our latest contest here. Recreation News is giving away a family four pack of tickets to the Holiday Festival of Trains at Ellicott City Station. Fill out the form below to […]

Destinations

On the Radio: They think they can

July 23, 2015

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. This week: Steam and diesel locomotives vie for the title of best […]

Mountain Music Trail Picnic

May 16, 2015

Mountain Music Trail Picnic in Elkins , WV May 23, celebrate a day of musical heritage throughout the region and a picnic at Spruce, WV.  Make it a weekend event and enjoy the Durbin & […]

Culture

Mountain State Scenic Train Rides

May 1, 2015

The shriek of an old-fashioned train whistle, deep in the forest of Pocahontas County, W.Va., is no fantasy. Mountain Rail Adventures, offered by the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad, operates historic steam-driven locomotives and vintage […]