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“See” What there is to love in Fayette County, WV

May 30, 2014 10:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

World-class whitewater rafting, climbing, fishing, cuisine — Fayette County, WV, is standout among small outdoor areas for many reasons. “Our claim to fame is whitewater rafting,” said Bobby Bower of Pro River Outfitters. “You can come see the New River 4-5 different times, and see a completely different environment each time with the change of […]

Scenic WV Wedding Locales

January 27, 2014 2:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Are you looking for a WV wedding that will showcase the rolling landscape of the mountain state? Set your big day in Southern WV. Planning starts with a destination! There are plenty of places to have a wedding overlooking the state’s famous scenery. Here are a few locations for a breathtaking wedding: 1. Glade Springs […]

Spa Getaways in WV

October 31, 2013 10:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There are getaways . . . then there are spa getaways. Don’t underestimate the relaxing, healing ability of a good massage. Seriously. If you want to pamper yourself, a spa treatment can do wonders. There are tons of types of treatments. What are you looking for? Relaxation? Something for your skin? To treat aches and […]

Experience WV

Sample State’s Cultural Best at Experience WV Workshops

July 17, 2013 1:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Want a true Southern WV experience? We’ve got a unique opportunity this week to dabble in all SWV’s finest. As the Boy Scouts flock in for the 2013 Jamboree, the universities of the area are coming together to offer up some insights into the Appalachian way of life, highlighting our mountain culture in courses and […]

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Tons To Do at Beckley’s Auto Fair

July 12, 2013 10:24 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Beckley’s extravagant Friends of Coal Auto Fair is celebrating its 10th anniversary! Notice it’s not a car “show.” It’s a full-on, four-day, festival-style fair with tons of entertainment and attractions. The cars are just part of the fun. The family fun kicks off with a Thursday night concert, featuring the southern indie band Shea and […]

Introducing the Visit Southern West Virginia Mobile App

September 11, 2012 1:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s here. And your vacation is about to get even better. We know that you use your mobile phone to plan your vacation and that it plays a big role in your vacation when it starts. That’s why we created a new mobile application, designed to help you have an amazing vacation that you can […]