Snow isn’t just for kids; it’s magical for adults, too! And at Winterplace Ski Resort in Ghent, winter games have just begun. Peakside playtime With a base elevation of nearly 3,000 feet, Winterplace Ski Resort is Southern West Virginia’s premier winter destination. For one thing, it’s vast. More than 90 acres of skiable terrain carpet the mountains. … Continue reading Winterplace: Winter fun for all→
Christmas trees, Christmas cards, Christmas crackers— much of our merry holiday associations come from Victorian England. Southern West Virginia owes much to Queen Victoria’s reign, too. Exquisite coal baron mansions, quirky company stores, historic towns— our region is crammed with 19th-century treasures. Let’s see how Victorian settlers might have celebrated Christmas, shall we? Trimming the tree … Continue reading Golden days of yore: how Victorians celebrated Christmas→
Why stop at one resolution? Southern West Virginia has pulse-pounding adventures for the whole year. Resolve to do one (or more) of these activities for 2018! 1. Beckley-Raleigh County Welcome to the “Hub of Southern West Virginia.” Raleigh County’s convenient roads and interstates make road trips a snap. Prime whitewater rivers and climbing mountains are minutes away. … Continue reading Got any New Year’s resolutions? Find ‘em in all 9 counties!→
Name: Alice We had been In Lynch,Kentucky at family reunion..Some of the family and Us was going onto West Virginia to visit the New River Gorge Bridge ..We heard it was an amazing bridge to see …We loved it ,wow it’s beautiful & very tall …The old train station was even really neat ..we enjoyed … Continue reading Story By Alice – New River Gorge Bridge→
Christmas is coming to southern West Virginia! All month long, we’re celebrating with festivals, feasts, and maybe a visit or two from Santa. Join us! Here are some of our favorite traditions: Winter wonderlands For many families, no Christmas is complete without silver lanes, candy canes, and elves— particularly the big, jolly kind. Fayette County … Continue reading Christmas events!→
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