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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 […]

Three Scenic New River Mining Towns to Visit

July 13, 2011 9:19 am Published by 5 Comments

Southern West Virginia was built on coal mining and one doesn’t have to look very hard to find an old coal mining town. But the coal towns of the New River Gorge are a bit different. They were small and remote, etched into the side of the mountain and mostly cutoff from each other except […]

What’s The Big Deal With Southern West Virginia?

July 15, 2009 2:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  Here’s a secret:  southern West Virginia is one of the best vacation spots in the country. Maybe that’s our fault.  We don’t want to keep it a secret, obviously.  Please, be our guests; tell everyone.  Shout it from the hilltops.  Share it on your facey-spacies.  It’s a big deal. A New Blog Series Well, […]