Milking a goat for fun? Why farmcations are a hot, new tourism trend.
When I was a child growing up on a small farm in Virginia’s rural Blue Ridge Mountains, it never occurred to me that wading through yellow grass among cattle who watched with casual indifference or...
Dig into our state’s past in scenic Southern Maryland.
Look carefully. Million-year-old shark teeth wash up here all day long. The tiny horseshoe-shaped remains and other prehistoric sea fossils are just part of the landscape at Bayfront Park, also known...
Skip the ocean and head to Deep Creek Lake in Western Maryland for family fun.
We love the beach. But sometimes, when we're sitting in traffic on the Bay Bridge, contemplating higher tolls and the mob scene in Ocean City, we begin to wonder: Isn't there another great vacation...
A new Phillips restaurant without the name
When Bombora, the newest restaurant in the Phillips Seafood group, opened this spring in Ocean City, it signaled a big change for the global company. The name "Phillips" was attached neither to the...
30 Fun Things To Do When The Sun Sets
The beach towels are draped on the deck. There's a damp ring of sand in the shower. Evening has fallen, and while the sunlight may be finished until tomorrow, you're still radiant and ready to...
The Tennessee capital lives up to its “Music City” moniker—and more.
Nashville is America’s premiere music destination. Sure, other cities have venerable musical traditions of their own, but you could make the argument that none offers the breadth and depth of...
You don't have to travel far for these earth-friendly eco-ventures.
The first whiff of warm weather had arrived, and with it, the urge to travel somewhere greener than home. We packed our bags and headed south to Charlottesville, VA, for three days of R&R in...
Maryland-Delaware resorts rev up cheap family fun this summer.
With budgets pinched to the penny, "staycationers" are clicking their flip-flops and murmuring, "There's no place like close to home." Three hours away, Ocean City and Delaware's gold coast—from...
Charleston beckons with history, architecture, and lots of charm.
With more than five million visitors a year, Charleston locals like to say in their sweetest Southern patois that “Yankees are the people who come to visit, while damn Yankees are the ones who come...
With new charms that complement 442 years of history, St. Augustine is again becoming a Florida hot spot.
Cameras in hand, we're prowling the streets of historic St. Augustine on a ghost tour one moonlit night when a thought occurs: Can you focus on an apparition, or are ghosts just inherently blurry?...