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Hanging Rock Observatory

The old saying goes, “ When in Rome, do as the Romans do”.  That suggestion also definitely applies here in Southern West Virginia. Curious about how to plan for your WV vacation?  Here’s a way to take some of the guess work out of the process.  Southern West Virginia locals recommend the following: Sights These… View Article

Southern West Virginia was built on coal mining and one doesn’t have to look very hard to find an old coal mining town. But the coal towns of the New River Gorge are a bit different. They were small and remote, etched into the side of the mountain and mostly cutoff from each other except… View Article

The Restored Thurmond Depot
Quilts - Appalachian Arts & Crafts Fest

As big admirers of all things Appalachian, the Southern West Virginia CVB offers you up this list.  Come to the Appalachian Festival, and get your last summer fun in the southern WV way! •    Hillbilly Breakfast – Biscuits-n-gravy, and… well that’s all you need to  say    really (plenty of other stuff, too). •    Arts and… View Article

Golden Delicious Apples

Here’s a secret:  southern West Virginia is one of the best vacation spots in the country. Maybe that’s our fault.  We don’t want to keep it a secret, obviously.  Please, be our guests; tell everyone.  Shout it from the hilltops.  Share it on your facey-spacies.  It’s a big deal. A New Blog Series Well, a… View Article