Your Guide to Southern West Virginia LakesApril 4, 2012
Southern West Virginia is an outdoor paradise. There are so many things to do, it’s hard to decide where to start sometimes. Rafting, hiking, biking, rock climbing, and zip lining are awesome West Virginia adventures, but don’t forget about our lakes and just how much fun they can be. Our Lakes Were Made For Fun … Continue reading Your Guide to Southern West Virginia Lakes
Fall in Southern WVSeptember 21, 2011
Fall in Southern WV is one of our favorite times of the year. Lots of good things are happening, from a change of scenery to a change in whitewater. Here are some of the highlights: Fall Weather Fall has, by far, the best weather for visiting southern West Virginia. Don’t get us wrong; we love … Continue reading Fall in Southern WV
Secrets in the World of Cabin RentalsApril 18, 2011
If you’re thinking about getting away this spring, there are lots of options for you here in Southern WV including some great cabin rentals. Some are rustic, some more modern. Some include a full list of amenities, and some amenities can be added …if you know to ask for them. Here are some secrets (ahem..tips) … Continue reading Secrets in the World of Cabin Rentals
Start Filling Out That New CalendarJanuary 25, 2011
January marks the chance to sport a new calendar on the wall and start filling in some fun weekend events among all your other work and family commitments. As you turn the page into January, February, and March, why not add in some fun events alongside noting Grandma’s Birthday and your next work trip? While … Continue reading Start Filling Out That New Calendar
Sledding Down Mountains ( Just Like Calvin & Hobbes)January 20, 2011
Sledding Down Mountains ( Just Like Calvin & Hobbes) Some of the greatest memories ever made included the simplest of items. Cookie dough and your kids, a huge roll of paper and some paints, or even a few inner-tubes on some freshly fallen snow. Those of you in the deep south know the feeling you … Continue reading Sledding Down Mountains ( Just Like Calvin & Hobbes)
Things We Have To Be Thankful For In Southern West VirginiaNovember 23, 2009
In no particular order… 25. All of our state parks and forests (12 total!) 24. Theatre West Virginia 23. The history and heritage of the southern West Virginia mountains 22. Being right in the eastern flyway for migratory birds 21. The State Fair every year in Lewisburg 20. The Gauley River National Recreation Area 19. … Continue reading Things We Have To Be Thankful For In Southern West Virginia
What’s The Deal With Monroe County?October 2, 2009
Hey… Take It Easy Here’s the thing about visiting West Virginia: It can get pretty busy. Especially in Monroe County. It’s the ideal place to take it easy. Seriously. I’ve had to wait minutes, literally minutes, for big groups of wild turkeys to cross the road. Same thing with deer. With me just sitting there, … Continue reading What’s The Deal With Monroe County?
What’s The Big Deal With Summers County?August 6, 2009
If you go less than 200 miles from home, is that considered a “stay-cation”? If so, and you live in Southern West Virginia, go ahead and sign up for one in Summers County. Hinton’s there. If you have any interest in railroads, or rivers, or coal mining history, or hot dogs (you know what … Continue reading What’s The Big Deal With Summers County?
5 Places To Get Away On National Trails DayJune 4, 2009
June is the time for getting outside in southern West Virginia, and it kicks off with National Trails Day on the 6th. All over our area, you can get together at different locations to enjoy some trail time, and learn about the environment that you’re walking through. Here are some spots to check out… • … Continue reading 5 Places To Get Away On National Trails Day
Rafting, Rhododendrons, and Recreation… Spring Hits Southern West VirginiaMay 12, 2009
Ah, spring! Little green buds, wildflowers, the great outdoors… is there anything better? Well, the answer to that question depends on… where you spend your spring. We’re biased, of course, but how can we not be? Spring is pretty dramatic here in the mountains. If you choose to spend time here, you’ll find out that … Continue reading Rafting, Rhododendrons, and Recreation… Spring Hits Southern West Virginia
#Reposting @kinshipgoods with @instarepost_app — Available now // Sometimes it seems like West Virginia just can’t get a break, but the people here are still some of the toughest and most generous you could find. We’re feeling pretty helpless seeing and hearing about all of the damage and loss from the recent flooding here in WV, so we decided to make a t-shirt. Because that’s one thing we can do. All profits from the sale of this shirt will be donated to the West Virginia chapter of the American Red Cross to aid those effected by the flooding. Stay safe. Stay cozy.