History & Heritage

From a former top-secret U.S. bunker to the home of John Brown’s famous raid, West Virginia’s history is rich and diverse. West Virginia was the only state to be born out of the Civil War and has since spent its years developing and promoting a culture that is filled with one-of-a-kind historical destinations you have to see to believe. Your version of history heaven awaits.

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5 Weekend Getaways To Take In 2022

The colder months in Almost Heaven are some of the best times to explore quaint mountain towns and their charming adventures with a weekend...

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Fall Foliage Road Trip: U.S. Route 50

Mid-Ohio Valley Sights Rounding out a beautiful fall season in Almost Heaven, our final fall foliage report is guiding us towards a ...

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Fall Foliage Road Trip: U.S. 250 to W.Va. 88

Northern Panhandle Must-Visits With later than normal peak color arriving in the Mountain State, beautiful fall foliage remains in s...

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4 Fun Things to do Inside This Week to Celebrate West Virginia

It can be hard to find new things to do after so many weeks staying at home. Here are four fun things to do inside this week that celebrate ...

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Scenic Drives through Almost Heaven

Sightsee from the comfort of your car with these six scenic drives through the mountains of West Virginia. Historic National Road (15.7 mile...

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10 must-see stops on your virtual family road trip

Discover West Virginia on a virtual road trip and hop online for a tour of museums, historic sites and remote destinations without ever leav...

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Brush up on your WV History with these 4 Unique Facts

West Virginia has a rich and exciting history. Since our inception in 1863, we’ve built many more stories worth telling. Read for yourself...

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Fact or Fiction: West Virginia Folklore

How well do you know West Virginia folklore? This trivia will test your knowledge on the mysterious beings that roam West Virginia. Fact or...

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Tasty Almost Heaven Recipes

Sometimes the perfect escape can be found right in your kitchen! Use the recipes below to make some almost heaven comfort food. First Lady ...

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