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Best of WV 2021

November 30, 2021 12:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Discover the Best of Southern West Virginia Southern West Virginia is home to incredible businesses, from restaurants and breweries to art galleries and unique attractions. Join us in celebrating this year’s Best of West Virginia! Learn more about those who made the 2021 Best of West Virginia list before your next getaway to Southern West […]

Favorite Fall Hikes in Southern West Virginia

September 2, 2021 8:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Request A Free Visitor’s Guide Southern West Virginia is a wonderful sight to see at any time of the year, but if you’re looking to see our area in all of its natural beauty, autumn really can’t be beat. Here are some of our favorite fall hikes to give you the best perspective.   Raleigh County […]

Bridge Day Weekend: Chili, Live Music and Extreme Sports

October 16, 2019 2:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s no secret that Bridge Day is one of the most exciting events in Southern West Virginia. The New River Gorge Bridge closes to traffic and BASE jumpers launch themselves into the gorge. While watching the jumpers from the bridge and from the gorge below is pretty spectacular, there are a number of other events […]

Bridge Day by the Numbers

October 4, 2019 1:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Measuring approximately 3,030-feet long and 73-feet wide, the New River Gorge Bridge is a sizable structure. It’s only fitting that it’s home to Bridge Day, West Virginia’s largest one-day festival.  The first Bridge Day was held on November 8, 1980. During the inaugural event, two people parachuted from a plane onto the bridge, and 5,500 […]

Halloween Events Throughout Southern West Virginia

October 3, 2019 2:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you are looking for a spooky haunted house or a family-friendly pumpkin patch, Southern West Virginia has plenty of Halloween-themed events going on throughout the month of October. Visit the infamous Lake Shawnee Amusement Park or head over to Oak Hill’s Pumpkin Festival – there’s something for everyone here.  Check out some of the […]