Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Releases New 2017 Travel Guide

New guide to feature all crowd-sourced content from the Mountain State




CHARLESTON, West Virginia (Jan. 9, 2017) –Wild, Wonderful West Virginia today unveiled the new 2017 West Virginia Travel Guide at The Culture Center in the Charleston Capitol Complex.

The new guide is one of the first in the nation to feature all crowd-sourced content, with a heavy focus on Mountain State experiences through the lens of social media. The guide features stories, pictures, blog posts, video and more – all curated from Real. West Virginia experiences.

“This year’s travel guide provides folks with everything they need to plan an adventure in the Mountain State, showcasing the exciting and authentic experiences that can be found here,” said Commissioner of Tourism Amy Shuler Goodwin. “Using the ‘Real. Stories’ included in this year’s guide gives readers a firsthand look into Wild, Wonderful West Virginia.”

The 2017 Official State Travel Guide features a father and son hiking in Canaan Valley on the cover. The guide is divided into nine geographic travel regions and offers suggestions for outdoor recreation; craft beer, wine and spirits; dining; entertainment; and more. A 2017 calendar of events is listed in the back of the guide.

Request your free copy of the 2017 Travel Guide by calling 800 CALL WVA or visiting https://wvtourism.com/explore/travel-guide-request/. Guides will be available at each of the eight West Virginia Welcome Centers and various tourist attractions around the state.

Real. Excitement * Real. Family Time * Real. Mountain Flavor * Real. Adventure * Real. Fun * Real. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia.  You can find it here.  Call 800-225-5982 or visit GoToWV.com.  Share your Real. West Virginia stories on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with #GoToWV and #RealWV.

This post was last updated on January 9, 2017