Secrets to Planning Your Southern WV Vacation

February is here.  Do you have the winter blues?  If so, a good pick me up is to start to plan your summer vacation.

And we can help, especially if that vacation is in southern West Virginia.

Summer in WV ( New River )

Planning this far in advance almost ensures that the dates you choose are probably available for lodging, rafting or any other of the activities you can participate in here in the Mountain State.

There are a number of ways to find information about southern West Virginia.  But there’s one thing we are sure of;  your first move should be to talk with us.

Our website contains information about a variety of activities, events and lodging possibilities. If you’re not web savvy, we also have talented people you can reach by phone – 800-847-4898 – to help you find the information you are seeking.


Here are other recommendations on how to plan a great vacation here in southern WV.



There are a few decisions that you need to make first on your own before choosing lodging.  Location, budget, and dates of your stay will be the first things to determine. When you have figured out these few variables, there are many different sources to help you find the ideal place.

There are plenty of hotels, cabins, B&Bs, and campgrounds in the area.  These choices are a bit different in style, location, and amenities. Starting your planning now allows you to really review each option and figure out what will work for your group.


Southern WV is one of the top areas in the nation for outdoor recreation opportunities. From rafting to rock climbing, ATVs to zip lines , there is enough adventure here to last a lifetime.  Before you pick activities, there are a couple of things you need to do.

* Look at the age and adventure level of your group. Even if it ranges from mild to wild, you can design an agenda that can accommodate both groups.

* Most available activities in this area are listed on our website. Researching them, and even calling and talking to people at the various outfitters, will help you determine what’s going to work for your group.

Just remember one of the most important aspects to ensuring your vacation goes off without a hitch is proper planning. When you take the time to do a bit of research and make your reservations early, chances are good you’ll have planned the perfect vacation.

So get to day-dreaming and figure out how you’re going to enjoy summer in Southern WV!

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