Travel Responsibly

Looking for wide-open spaces? West Virginia has no shortage of rolling hills and sweeping landscapes as the third most forested state, and the only state completely within the Appalachian Mountain Range. There is room to roam while exploring some of the state’s most iconic landmarks, like Dolly Sods Wilderness Area, Seneca Rocks or the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.

COVID-19 Updates for West Virginia Travelers

Gov. Justice Announces Statewide Indoor Face Covering Requirement Has Been Lifted

After Governor Justice’s most recent executive order issued June 20, 2021, West Virginia has now lifted all capacity limits, social distancing requirements and mask mandates. Face coverings must still be worn where required by federal law. Additionally, any private business or school system can still require individuals to wear a face covering.

Travelers seeking additional information about their destination’s requirements may contact the Department of Tourism at 800-CALL-WVA.

For the most up-to-date information, please reference:


The Place You Belong is Waiting

Scenic vistas. Quaint mountain towns. Winding roads. West Virginia will be here.

The place where wide-open spaces come standard. Where we don’t mind when people want to keep their distance. Where you can clear your head and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. The place where you belong.

In times like these, when distance is needed, there is no better place to visit than West Virginia.  Almost Heaven will be here. Waiting to welcome you.


Almost Heaven Travel Resources


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