featured
  • 0

Rocky Gap Casino Resort, a AAA Four Diamond Hotel nestled in the Appalachian Mountains with lakeside views, offers award-winning restaurants, exhilarating outdoor activities, luxurious amenities, an impressive golf course, and a thrilling casino, all set to the natural beauty of Rocky Gap St…

featured
  • 0

The Pocono Mountains has been a trusted and beloved vacation destination for generations of families, so it’s no surprise that the region is a perfect setting for milestone occasions like weddings and family reunions.

featured
  • 0

Just under two hours from Washington, D.C., lies a winter wonderland with some of the most spectacular winter fun ― Tucker County in West Virginia. Being just west of the Eastern Continental Divide, the skiing begins earlier, lasts longer, and is far more reliable snow than any other driving…

featured
  • 0

Many threads makeup the fabric of our American culture. The Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton, Va., dramatically and engagingly brings alive the threads of the early pioneers of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

featured
  • 0

The Hardy County Tourism office tells you right off the bat: “Enjoy the natural beauty and genuine hospitality of ‘Almost Heaven’ West Virginia, the heart of Appalachia. Experience the Hardy Effect!

featured
  • 0

Life in the mountains of Garrett County in Maryland brings beautiful highs for each season, and winter is no exception, with more than 100 inches of snow falling on the area annually.

featured
  • 0

When Richard Smith penned the lyrics of the classic song “Winter Wonderland” in 1934, the glistening, snowy scenery he had in mind was his hometown of Honesdale, Pa., and the surrounding countryside of the Pocono Mountains. Just a 90-minute drive from New York City and Philadelphia, the Poco…

featured
  • 0

Virginia’s Crossroads is an area filled with American history, including countless sites to visit and explore that further your understanding of the region and its role in our nation’s development.

featured
  • 0

Did you ever notice that holidays always seem to come packaged with nostalgia? There’s such a warmth about it. All the great movies seem to take place in times gone by and have fires in the fireplace and friendly, old towns. We are so fortunate to have in our midst Annapolis, Maryland, with …

featured
  • 0

The holidays are a very special time of year in Gettysburg — when the past comes alive in festive celebration. It’s the ideal way to experience our incomparable history, enduring charm, endless recreational fun and mouth-watering foodie opportunities.

featured
  • 0

The holidays are coming, and the Pocono Mountains is the perfect place to celebrate with family and friends. Located within easy driving distance of major metropolitan hubs like New York and Philadelphia, the Poconos is home to picturesque small towns, seasonal activities, exciting outdoor a…

featured
  • 0

While growing up in the days before color TV, the term “smoothie” generally denoted a glib-talking, well-groomed, probably rascally gent. How did smoothie become something we feel good – or even righteous – about drinking?

featured
  • 0

Positioned at the confluence of art and nature, The Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art has reopened its doors, offering both virtual presentations and in-person programs.

featured
  • 0

History and hospitality await in Yorktown – just a short drive from Williamsburg and Jamestown, connected by the scenic Colonial Parkway. Whether you book a riverfront hotel room or choose a quaint bed and breakfast, you’ll find yourself within walking distance of a charming waterfront villa…

featured
  • 0

One of the best ways to get to know a place is to talk with the locals — not only are they familiar with the destination, but they know what makes it special year-round. In Maryland’s Somerset County, this means extending the laid-back, nature-loving way of life into another season.

featured
  • 0

Autumn is a busy time of year in Indiana County, with a number of seasonal festivals and activities back after a year off because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And Laura Herrington, executive director of the Indiana County Tourist Bureau, couldn't be happier.

featured
  • 0

Food fads: the sudden, seeming contagious craving by the public for some unlikely food, beverage, or combination thereof. How about kombucha, kale, or anything gluten-free? Or quinoa, sriracha, or food trucks?

featured
  • 0

When we told friends that we would be camping for an entire week in the middle of August near the shore, they thought we were crazy. “Won’t it be hot?” was the response we mostly received.

featured
  • 0

Newport News, a Virginia tidewater city rooted in the 1600s, is a technological and cultural ready for discovery. Today’s lively arts scene involves performing arts, public sculpture, visual arts and, above all, the art and design of boatbuilding.

featured
  • 0

As summer draws to a close, we’ll be looking for places to experience the splendors of autumn. The Mid-Atlantic harbors a plethora of places where you can view the colors, breathe in the cool air, enjoy a concert, sample homemade apple butter, indulge in a wine-tasting, and store up memories…

featured
  • 0

What better way to celebrate the start of fall than with a celebration of agricultural heritage? In Howard County, Maryland, events and destinations highlight local agriculture and the impact it has on the region.

featured
  • 0

After a brutally hot summer that kept us inside almost as much as the quarantine did, it’s time to enjoy the cooler temperatures and freedom of being outside again. Few places offer better opportunities to enjoy the outdoors than Somerset County.

featured
  • Updated
  • 0

Have you ever visited a place where you immediately felt welcome and just knew that you would come back again? Kent County, Maryland, is just that place.

featured
  • 0

A friend informed me that she was about to take her first camping trip. She planned to join a woman’s group for a weekend camping in a state park. Having camped a time or two myself, I gifted her with several slabs of classic camping fare: beef jerky.

featured
  • 0

August is here already, And we’re scratching our heads and asking, “Where did the summer go?” With a few weeks left to celebrate summer, why not head to one of your favorite Atlantic beaches to wrap up the season? Give these coastal destinations some thought when planning your next beach trip.

featured
  • 0

Summer is still going strong — especially at Shenandoah National Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains. One might argue that late summer and early fall is the best time to visit, with fewer visitors and more comfortable temperatures.

featured
  • 0

When the dog days of August make you want to run for the hills, head southwest from D.C. to Lake Anna, a Virginia haven for boaters, fishers and lovers of all types of water sports. Boating is king here and if you don’t own your own float you can rent all types of boats for a day or half a d…

featured
  • 0

It’s no secret that Somerset County, Maryland, ,is a destination for waterfront wonders. With direct access to the Tangier and Pocomoke Sounds, plus several rivers and creeks, which all lead to the Chesapeake Bay, there are endless ways to enjoy Maryland’s waterways. From kayaking, to fishin…

featured
  • 0

Located in the Blue Ridge Highlands region of Virginia, Wytheville is a true original. Not only is there no other town in the country that shares its name, but the small community’s rich history and stunning landscape make it a one-of-a-kind destination.

featured
  • 0

Once summer hits Indiana County, visitors and locals look forward to two of their favorite warm-weather activities: fishing and festivals. With a variety of natural parks and areas, the county offers plenty of opportunities to cast a line in the sunshine. On top of the waterside fun, the cou…

featured
  • 0

Gettysburg, PA stands uniquely positioned as one of our nation’s premiere historic travel destinations. Nestled in idyllic Adams County, it offers breathtakingly scenic landscapes, wide-ranging outdoor activities, adventurous dining and – perhaps most famously – an unparalleled, firsthand lo…

featured
  • 0

Allegheny National Forest is a world away from the concrete jungle of D.C. Once called the “Eighth Wonder of the World,” the ANF has plentiful trails, quaint towns and fascinating historical sites. Despite this bounty, it’s just a $39, hourlong flight away.

featured
  • 0

The reward of taking a new trail into uncharted territory is usually all it takes to draw outdoor enthusiasts into the backwoods. Two North Carolina state parks, both accessible from the Blue Ridge Parkway, offer backwoods adventures that are sure to please the savviest hiker. Grandfather Mo…

featured
  • 0

According to legend, some 5,000 years ago a Chinese Emperor required that all drinking water be boiled as a hygienic precaution. While visiting a distant region, he stopped to rest and boiled some water to drink. Dried leaves from a nearby bush fell into his boiling water, and he found the r…

featured
  • 0

Cutting through the entire length of Pennsylvania from the border of New York down to Maryland, the Susquehanna River is a treasure for all who find themselves on its waters. On any given day, visitors and locals alike can be spotted kayaking, canoeing, fishing, tubing, boating, observing wi…

featured
  • 0

There is certainly no shortage of “Hot Travel Destinations” or “Best Places to Visit” lists circulating these days. But we find that most of these lists include many of the usual or well-known travel destinations. Why not add a twist to your traditional travel list this year and add an off-t…