Southern West Virginia’s biggest whitewater event is world-renowned. How much do you know about the wild, wonderful, famous and fierce Gauley? Here are some facts that’ll reshape what you think of the river we know (fondly) as the “Beast of the East”:
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There’s nothing more All-American than a small town gathering to celebrate our Independence Day. Come to Southern WV and enjoy the fun!
Theatre WV is back for it's 56th season, stronger and better than ever and ready to put on a 'barn burning' show!
Have you ever taken a hike through the woods and see plants that look good enough to eat? Well many of them are!
With the Christmas season going into high gear over the next few weeks, it is important to take the time to enjoy the fun of the holidays. One way to do that is to check out all of our awesome area light displays and decorations. If you don’t know where to find the best light […]
Spine-tingling haunted trails, a warehouse full of monsters and a coal mine with killer clowns hiding around each corner – Southern West Virginia has plenty of attractions to help you kick your Halloween into high gear. Check out some of the most terrifying highlights below! ACE Nightmare in the Gorge Feeling brave? Step into the […]
By Craig Calcaterra […]
Escape to a world of pristine forests and starry nights. There’s a cabin waiting for you in one of Southern West Virginia’s great state parks. Twin Falls Resort State Park Mullens Forget roughing it. This majestic wilderness gets you away from modern pressures—without skimping on comfort. Twin Falls Resort State Park boasts incomparable natural beauty. […]
February is Black History Month, and southern West Virginia has an incredible African American history. Let’s take a trip through time and celebrate our African American heritage. Freedom and the coal boom Did you know that McDowell County has a slave-free past? According to the West Virginia Encyclopedia, after the Civil War, many African Americans […]
Pour yourself a glass of comfort this winter. From mountain whiskey to rum, Southern West Virginia’s liquors warm the heart— and make fantastic cocktails. Isaiah Morgan Distillery— Summersville Meet one of America’s smallest distilleries. Since 2002, Isaiah Morgan has earned a following for its small-batch liquors. It’s also one of the few places where you can get […]