New River Gorge National Park and Preserve

June 18, 2021

America’s newest National Park! The New River Gorge has just joined the National Park System as its 63rd National Park. Sitting on the southeast corner of West Virginia, it is the state’s first national park. A bit of a misnomer, the New River is actually one of the oldest rivers in the world. The park […]

New River Gorge National Park and Preserve

January 22, 2021

The newest one! The New River Gorge National Park and Preserve in southeastern West Virginia is now officially the 63rd National Park and the 20th National Preserve in the United States. About an hour’s drive from Charleston, West Virginia, it’s comprised of about 7,000 acres of marked trailheads and another 65,000 acres of backcountry trails. […]

West Virginia Live Leaf Map

October 22, 2019

Just like the John Denver song, this time of year in West Virginia is Almost Heaven! The mountains of West Virginia are awash with color as the leaves on the oak and maple trees start to turn color. For where to go and when, check out the West Virginia Tourism Office’s Live Leaf Map that has […]

Explorer Chick West Virginia Wild

June 11, 2019

Coming June 20, 2019. A weekend of adventure with Explorer Chick West Virginia Wild! The fun takes place at the ACE Adventure Resort, 1,500 wooded acres beside the stunning New River Gorge National Park, about an hour from the Charleston airport. This women-only weekend includes whitewater rafting on Stage 5 rapids, an inflatable water park, […]

Halloween Ghost Hunt at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! Do you have plans for tonight? How about checking in at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston, West Virginia? The Halloween Ghost Hunt starts at 9pm with a paranormal tour, then the fun begin as you explore the 242,000 square foot gothic asylum alone or with experienced ghost hunting guides. Dating back to 1864, patients routinely […]

Hatfield McCoy Marathon

April 10, 2017

Coming June 10, 2017. Happily the feud is over! We’re talking about the infamous feud between the Hatfield and the McCoy families, and they’ve since replaced their feud with something much preferred wth the Hatfield McCoy Marathon. Start the weekend off with a pasta dinner the night before the race and an entertaining skit with actors […]