Categories for West Virginia Travel Information

Escape to the Great Outdoors: Hiking Trails

June 22, 2022 10:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Southern West Virginia is the perfect destination to get outside and breathe some fresh air. From woodland paths that open up to amazing vistas to treks down into the New River Gorge, explore the regional trails for an unmatched experience. Scenic Views & Endless Experiences This region’s namesake says it all! Consisting of Fayette, Raleigh, […]

What’s hidden deep in the New River Gorge?

April 17, 2022 3:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Forgotten monuments and historic buildings sit just off the beaten path. Long Point, Nuttallburg, Sandstone Falls … it’s hard to resist another visit to places like these. But what about the remaining 70,000 acres in the New River Gorge? The next time you hike, consider going to parts (relatively) unknown; you might find a new […]

7 fascinating facts about African American heritage in Southern West Virginia

January 31, 2022 2:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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 […]

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 […]

Fayetteville Dining

November 16, 2021 12:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Known for being a small town with a big appetite, Fayetteville, West Virginia, is a foodie’s paradise. Located in the heart of the New River Gorge, Fayetteville’s local restaurants are anything but ordinary. From eccentric pizza pies to fine dining fare, these trendy spots are favored by visitors and locals alike.    The Station  The […]

Raleigh County Dining 

November 16, 2021 8:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Southern West Virginia is a food connoisseur’s paradise, from flavorful, budget-friendly cuisines to exceptional fine dining in the mountains. And Raleigh County, the hub of Southern West Virginia has its own culinary delights! Here are some of our favorite dining spots in Beckley, Ghent, Beaver, and other surrounding areas in Raleigh County.    Classic Fare […]

2021 Southern West Virginia Gift Guide

November 15, 2021 12:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Give the gift of travel …. National Park travelers will want to check the 63rd National Park off of their bucket lists.    Adventures Give the gift of adventure! Whether you’re looking for whitewater rafting, axe throwing, paddle boarding, miniature golf, defying gravity on the catwalk of the longest steel arch bridge in the Western […]

6 Ways to Experience the New River Gorge Bridge

October 12, 2021 4:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  The New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville is an acclaimed landmark of Southern West Virginia and home to West Virginia’s largest single-day festival: Bridge Day. Although the recent cancellation of Bridge Day 2021 was disappointing, the safety of our visitors and communities is more important. And luckily, we all can still enjoy the bridge […]