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Fall in Southern WV

September 21, 2011 8:55 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Fall in Southern WV is one of our favorite times of the year. Lots of good things are happening, from a change of scenery to a change in  whitewater.  Here are some of the highlights: Fall Weather Fall has, by far, the best weather for visiting southern West Virginia. Don’t get us wrong; we love […]

Why Southern WV is the Best Place For Your Family Reunion

September 12, 2011 9:52 am Published by 2 Comments

Families, no matter where they are from, are diverse. There are older members, younger members, wild members, calm members, go-getters, and slow-movers.  It is this diversity that makes families fun and unique. But diversity can also present a challenge when trying to organize a family get-together. All kinds of people can make it hard to […]

Planning a trip? Here’s What WV Locals Recommend . . .

August 24, 2011 10:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The old saying goes, “ When in Rome, do as the Romans do”.  That suggestion also definitely applies here in Southern West Virginia. Curious about how to plan for your WV vacation?  Here’s a way to take some of the guess work out of the process.  Southern West Virginia locals recommend the following: Sights These […]

Beyond the Bridge – 14 Must-Try West Virginia Adventures

August 11, 2011 10:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Since the New River Gorge Bridge was completed in 1977, it has been a marvel admired by millions.  1977 was a time even before whitewater rafting was a  popular tourism activity.  The completion of the Bridge was a very significant step in the progress of southern West Virginia becoming a substantial outdoor vacation destination. The […]

5 Activities That Will Make Your West Virginia Vacation Even Better

July 29, 2011 1:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You’re vacationing in West Virginia.  You’ve planned a few big adventures; whitewater rafting, zip lining, rock climbing.  You’ve booked the cabin, or hotel, or grabbed a campsite.  You’ve never been to West Virginia but know you’ll have some free time to do other activities once you’re here.  Here’s a handy list of options you may […]

Your Guide to this Spectacular Waterfall Season

April 29, 2011 2:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Spring is a great time to get outside and enjoy Mother Nature’s handiwork.  Whether you’re taking just a short trip down a path or going on a longer day-hike, Southern WV is full of great places to explore. Here a nice spring full of rain makes for one fantastic waterfall season.  Most waterways are running […]

Things We Have To Be Thankful For In Southern West Virginia

November 23, 2009 2:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In no particular order… 25. All of our state parks and forests (12 total!) 24. Theatre West Virginia 23. The history and heritage of the southern West Virginia mountains 22. Being right in the eastern flyway for migratory birds 21. The State Fair every year in Lewisburg 20. The Gauley River National Recreation Area 19. […]

What’s The Big Deal With The New River Gorge?

September 9, 2009 9:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Fayette County, West Virginia has a secret.  It’s one of the world’s oldest places.  And that’s mainly due to the New River Gorge.   How do we know?  Read on… Back before it was called Fayette County, about 500 million years ago, the New River Gorge drained the entire Appalachian Mountain Range, a lot like […]