Come on in. The water’s fine.

Check before you swim: Beaches are mostly clean in Del., Md., Va., but many in U.S. can make you sick.

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8 best nearby beaches

8 best nearby beaches

We explored the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, its tributaries and a lake to come up with ideas to enjoy the sand and sea spray.

Going nature’s way on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Going nature’s way on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Discovering the many hidden natural beauties of Virgina’s Eastern Shore.

Mid-Atlantic beach getaway itineraries

Mid-Atlantic beach getaway itineraries

Dog owner? Family? Couple? We have suggestions for several types of travelers.

Outer Banks climate outlook prompts a change of forecast

Outer Banks climate outlook prompts a change of forecast

Local leaders were outraged by long-range projections of severe flooding, so N.C. officials put time on their side.

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Toughest summer getaway route will be due south

Toughest summer getaway route will be due south

I-95 is one long work zone, but all vacation routes from D.C. have their challenges.

Ocean City vs. Rehoboth: A tale of two beaches

Ocean City vs. Rehoboth: A tale of two beaches

Talk to folks in the two Delmarva towns, and you’ll hear (mostly) polite criticism of the “other” beach.

Skip the boardwalk, tunnels: 5 Va. beaches you’ve never heard of

Skip the boardwalk, tunnels:              5 Va. beaches you’ve never heard of

If you want a break from the boardwalk, consider this list of five beaches not far from Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach celebrating a new party this summer

Virginia Beach celebrating a new party this summer

The city welcomes any reason for a celebration, and this summer it’s marking a 50th anniversary.