Summer Adventure in Almost Heaven

Long sunny days and warm mountain nights. Lush forests and glistening lakes. Adventure on the trail and exploration in town. Memory-making on the river and time together on a country road. That’s summer in #AlmostHeaven.

West Virginia Summer Bucket List

Ready for the summer bucket list of a lifetime? Check off our summer bucket list for the chance to win a fall getaway. Share your adventures with us for a chance to win a fall getaway!

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Explore the West Virginia Waterfall Trail

Chasing waterfalls takes on a whole new meaning this summer in West Virginia with the first-ever statewide Waterfall Trail. Download your virtual passport to start your waterfall hunt and earn exclusive prizes today.

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West Virginia’s Most Instagrammable Views

Here in Almost Heaven, there are no shortages of views. To help guide you to some of our very best, we identified nine of the most Instagrammable spots. The backdrop of the state’s beautiful landscapes paired with handmade, wooden swings creates irresistible photo opportunities. Be sure to share your photos on social media using #AlmostHeaven.

Almost Heaven Swing Locations

Explore Places To Stay

Nestled within lush forests and peeking over grand overlooks, cozy cabins and unique lodging can be found all across West Virginia. Explore a mountain town or stay near a fishing haven—no matter what kind of adventure you are looking for an Almost Heaven getaway is the perfect way to spend your summer vacation.

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Experience Summer Fun

at Parks & Public Lands

Between the nation’s newest national park, public waters, expansive state parks and forests, exploring the outdoors is easy in West Virginia.

Parks & Public Lands

Find Unique Culture

in Mountain Towns

Set your sights on a charming main street stroll or reconnect over a delectable meal. The mountain towns of West Virginia are the place to be this summer.

Mountain Towns

Must-Visit Events & Festivals

Riverfront concerts. Summer celebrations. One-of-a-kind events. From one corner of the Mountain State to the other, seasonal festivities are in abundance. Celebrate summertime in West Virginia by browsing upcoming events in Almost Heaven.

Events Calendar

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Summer activities for the whole family in Almost Heaven

Summer is a great time to get the family together for a day in the sun. From state parks to unique attractions, there are many places to enj…

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An Instagrammer’s Guide to Randolph County

The picturesque landscapes of Randolph County are no secret to visitors and locals alike. It is nearly impossible to go anywhere in the cou…

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Race the School Bell: Last-Minute Summer Vacations

Summer in West Virginia brings about days of exploring, nights spent up with friends and memories that will last until the end. Although t…

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Explore New Heights: Reaching the Seneca Rocks Peak

If you’re looking to explore at higher elevations, a massive rocky ridge awaits you–Seneca Rocks. This well-known and well-loved roc…

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Discover the New River Gorge on Your Greatest Road Trip Yet

Close your eyes and imagine a place with thousands of acres of lush green forests, rushing waters and cascading waterfalls. Sound too good …

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Go State Park-Hopping in Wild, Wonderful West Virginia

When you find yourself longing for both the beauty and exhilaration of a true adventure, you’ll quickly see that West Virginia is your ide…

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Today’s Forecast in Almost Heaven: It’s Outdoor Dining Season

As Almost Heaven transitions from springy showers to summery sunshine, now is the perfect time to dine outside. This summer, indulge in som…

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