Mother’s Day is almost here! Trace this holiday’s roots back to West Virginia, then honor Mom by spending time with her at a fabulous brunch she’s sure to enjoy. Ties to the Mountain State Did you know that the first official Mother’s Day was celebrated in West Virginia? Anna Jarvis, a resident of Grafton in … Continue reading Celebrate Mom in Southern West Virginia!→
Spring is finally here, and southern West Virginia is blooming. Across the region, wildflowers are marking your favorite trails and forests with bursts of color, but look closely – some are more difficult to spot than others! On your next hike, look for these popular wildflowers: Bloodroot: This delicate flower has a small, white bloom … Continue reading Stop and smell the (wild)flowers!→
It’s that time of year! Spring has sprung, and with it comes a certain smell that wafts from the woods – the smell of ramps. What are ramps? Ramps are wild leeks that are known to grow on the East Coast from South Carolina to Canada, but are extremely thick in Southern West Virginia. Every … Continue reading “Ramp” up your spring with these wild delicacies!→
Get your sweet tooth ready – the Lewisburg Chocolate Festival is almost here! On April 14, downtown Lewisburg will be packed with people enjoying all sorts of sweet treats, and we’ve got the scoop on what you can expect from this year’s festival. Tasting specials Every year, downtown Lewisburg presents its best and chocolatey-est creations … Continue reading Chocolatey fun for the whole family!→
Happy spring! With a new season comes big adventure in Southern West Virginia. The best adventure? Whitewater rafting on the New River! Spring deals Looking for roller coaster waves? Look no further. Snowmelt and rainfall combine to create huge water and an exciting ride! And these local outfitters have great deals for adventure seekers like … Continue reading Big waves (and big savings!) for your spring adventure→
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