Metro Valley

Metro Valley visitors enjoy the best in shopping, dining and entertainment in the cities of Charleston and Huntington. Smaller communities— among them Malden, Dunbar, St. Albans, Hurricane and Winfield— offer antiques, boutiques, historic sites and festival fun. Plus, nature is always nearby. Hikers, bikers and birders love Kanawha State Forest and other wooded getaways.

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A Quick Trip in the Metro Valley: Experience History, Culture and So Much More

Cityscapes, unique stops, shops, small town charm and so much more await in Almost Heaven's Metro Valley region. Home to the cities of Charl...

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4 local bookstores to browse bestsellers

  There’s just something special about browsing the shelves of a local bookstore and breathing the ink from those freshly printed ...

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There's a 400-million-year-old ocean beneath West Virginia

Did you know there’s a 400-million-year-old ocean beneath West Virginia? It’s called the Iapetus Ocean, and it lies underneath the beaut...

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5 best places to pick up West Virginia-made goods

Throughout the Mountain State, you can find incredible artisan-made goods that have been inspired by the state's iconic beauty. Whether you...

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