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Keep Cozy With These 10 Wintertime Craft Brews

It’s no surprise that Almost Heaven is home to crowd-pleasing craft brews and natural flavors. With distinctive local ingredients and

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

The hustle and bustle of the holidays and shopping for everyone in your life can feel a bit overwhelming each

Avoid the Winter Slump with these 6 Must-Trys

As the crisp winter air starts to cascade down from the mountain tops into the deep valleys, the state comes

The Loud

Big Draft Brewing

Fall Foliage Road Trip: Midland Trail & Country Route 11

Iconic Views & Breathtaking Overlooks This week in Almost Heaven, we are beginning to see vibrant color spread across the

Road Trips from Virginia: New River/Greenbrier Valley

The New River/Greenbrier Valley Region is a beautiful, scenic area where upscale luxury meets small-town charm. With ample rock-climbing, whitewater

Road Trips from Pittsburgh: Northern Panhandle

The Northern Panhandle Region encompasses one of two panhandles in the state (fun fact: West Virginia is the only state

Road Trips on I-64: Metro Valley

Home to approximately 30% of West Virginia’s population, the Metro Valley Region is filled with a culturally rich atmosphere and

Fall Foliage Road Trip: Route 24 to U.S. 219

Majestic Summits & Mountain Towns This week, the foliage in the higher elevations of West Virginia will be reaching peak

5th Annual WV Fire & Ice

The Logan County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the upcoming 5th Annual WV Fire & Ice Event scheduled for

Fourth Annual Hops On The Mon

What do you get when you combine a first-class beer festival with live music, great food, friendly competition, and a

ACE Weekend

ACE Adventure Resort is celebrating Labor Day weekend by giving back to our awesome guests. Get great deals on rafting

Berkeley Springs Brewing Company

Buffalo Trail Restaurant and Bar

Crockett’s Lodge

Bavarian Inn

Cheers to Spring! Check Out These 5 Almost Heaven Breweries

1. Big Timber Brewing Company Elkins With a name that pays homage to the surrounding forests and the industry that

FESTIVALS EXPLORER: 7 Fishes – A Tradition, Book, Festival and Now a Feature Film

Robert Tinnell, Festival Explorer West Virginia-native Robert Tinnell is a writer/director/producer with experience in a variety of media. He most

Experience Endless Possibilities with 48 Hours in the New River/Greenbrier Valley

Iconic sights. The harmony and melody of authentic Appalachian music. Local dishes with incredible flavor. The New River/Greenbrier Valley has

Grab Your Calendar, Fun Awaits This December in Almost Heaven

Celebrate the winter season this year in Almost Heaven. In the wintertime, West Virginia comes alive with festive and one-of-a-kind

A True Farm To Table Thanksgiving

Family. Food. Fun. The only thing that could make your Thanksgiving dinner better is food from local farmers. Almost Heaven

5 must-see stops on the Allegheny Trail

The Allegheny Trail is a 330-mile trail that runs through the eastern part of West Virginia from Bruceton Mills to

Fall Romantic Getaways in Almost Heaven

Fall in in Almost Heaven is the perfect time to plan a romantic getaway complete with colorful foliage and cozy

Hidden Gems & Unique Experiences this Fall in West Virginia

Fall in Almost Heaven is a magical time of year. The leaves turn vibrant shades of yellow, deep red and

Mark down these fall events in Almost Heaven

Fall is a great time of year to get out and explore all the local events, fairs and festivals in

The Ultimate Spectator Guide to the Exhilarating Spartan Race in West Virginia

The Spartan Race is one of the most highly anticipated events each summer in Almost Heaven. Held at the Summit

Make a Stop at These 4 Almost Heaven Craft Breweries

Unique taste. Rich flavor. Rooted in local history and lore. West Virginia craft beer has it all. If you’re a

CULINARY EXPLORER: 5 Must-Try Dining Destinations in Mountaineer Country

By Susan Riddle, Culinary Explorer Summer is the season for outdoor dining. There’s nothing better than good food and a

An Incredible Lineup of Summertime Events Await in Almost Heaven

The summer season is the perfect time of year to experience the state’s one-of-a-kind events. From beer festivals to the

5 stops along I-70 in West Virginia

If you’re traveling along I-70 in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia, there are several unique stops in the nearly

Traveling along I-79? Here are your must-stop spots

If your road trip is taking you through Almost Heaven, you can’t miss these stops along Interstate 79. I-79 runs

Scenic Stops You Can’t Miss Off I-68

Interstate 68 runs through the Mountain State for just over 30 miles, and there are some scenic pit stops you

Almost Heaven is Home to Can’t Miss Fairs & Festivals in the Summertime

A warm breeze and a sunny sky in Almost Heaven mark the start of the state’s fair and festival season.

5 Unique Stops Along the Mountain Music Trail

West Virginia is filled with hiking trails, ATV trails and river trails. A different type of trail goes along the

Don’t Miss These One-of-a-kind Events At FestivALL

Each summer in Almost Heaven, FestivALL is a highlight of the season. Throughout the 15 days of FestivALL, festival-goers can

Discover Summertime in Almost Heaven at these incredible Events

The beauty of Almost Heaven in the summertime is unparalleled – with each day more beautiful than the next. Experiencing

Mark These Upcoming Almost Heaven Summer Events On Your Calendar

Summer in West Virginia is the perfect time to enjoy all the fairs, festivals and other events the Mountain State

Almost Heaven Craft Beer Festivals You Can’t Miss

If your ideal Saturday includes live music, local eats and craft beer, then these craft beer festivals are perfect for

These Almost Heaven Beers are Influenced by West Virginia History and Culture

West Virginia’s craft beer scene continues to grow, and it has become quite popular in recent years. Several breweries around

Spending your Saint Patrick’s Day in Almost Heaven

This Saint Patrick’s Day, you can celebrate Irish heritage no matter where you are in the Mountain State. Put on

Factory Tours for Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries

West Virginia is home to incredible businesses – many of which open their doors to share their crafts with the

The Ultimate Guide to Winter in Almost Heaven

This winter, we did our research and curated the ultimate guide to winter in Almost Heaven. From sledding down the

A look at 2019 in West Virginia: Important dates and events you don’t want to miss

Mark your calendars for these 2019 events in Almost Heaven. Which ones will you be attending? FEBRUARY: Cabin Fever Craft

Your Guide to Exploring the Monongahela National Forest

The Monongahela National Forest covers a massive area of nearly 1 million acres and is bursting with breathtaking scenery and

West Virginia Cities by Day & Night

The Mountain State is home to a mix of vibrant, eclectic, unique and historic cities that are perfect for wandering

Have you tried these unique West Virginia winter experiences?

Winter in the Mountain Sate is the perfect time to venture out and experience new things! From incredible light displays

ENTERTAINMENT EXPLORER: 20 Ways to Explore Winter in Randolph County

Taira Landavere, Entertainment Explorer Winter is here! The first snowflakes have fallen from the sky, and there’s no better place

West Virginia seasonal foods & drinks that will warm your spirit this holiday season

As the temperatures drop and the holiday season arrives, seasonal food and drink begins appearing throughout the Mountain State. These

Experience winter sports, exotic animals & a world-renowned holiday light show at this unique park

Since 1985, the Oglebay Winter Festival of Lights has been a staple of the holiday season in West Virginia. The

CRAFT DRINK EXPLORER: How to Be a West Virginia Craft Beer Enthusiast in 5 Easy Steps

Aaron Rote, Craft Drink Explorer First off, let me be the first to congratulate you on your decision to become

West Virginia’s capital city turns into a work of art during this festival

This fall is the perfect opportunity to visit and explore Charleston, the Mountain State’s capital city. During this time, one

FESTIVAL EXPLORER: 8 Ways to Experience a Wild and WonderFall Season in Greater Morgantown

Susan Riddle and the GMCVB team, Festival Explorers It’s that time of year again when family, friends and visitors journey

FESTIVAL EXPLORER: FestivALL Fall Events Highlight the Best of West Virginia

Mallory Richards, Festival Explorer FestivALL Fall brings the essence of autumn to life throughout the rolling hills and valley of

These fun and easy day-trips prove you’re never far from Almost Heaven fun

West Virginia is conveniently located within a few hours of many of our country’s major cities. Richmond, Virginia; Lexington, Kentucky;  Pittsburgh,

Wing connoisseur? Visit these 5 places

Do you consider yourself a wing expert? If so, visit these places for unique wing experiences. These are the perfect

These 5 dishes are nacho average snack

Sometimes nothing hits the spot quite like a towering pile of nachos. All around the Mountain State, you can feast

6 of the Best Places for Dinner & a Natural Show

Have you been craving those amazing one-of-a-kind summer nights enjoying delicious food and incredible views with your friends and family?

155 ways to enjoy summer in West Virginia

West Virginia turns 155 years young on June 20! And while you’re spending the birthday exploring the beautiful state, here

Your Guide to Summer in West Virginia

Summer in West Virginia is that special time of year when everything looks and feels perfect! The trees are lush

Sophisticated Hound Brewing Company

You’re flying into West Virginia—now where to go?

The Mountain State is served by several primary airports offering commercial services. Is this your first time flying into West

The ultimate West Virginia beer road trip

Venture your way through the Mountain State and have some incredible brews along the way! From IPAs to stouts, each

Pepperoni rolls and craft beer are the perfect pair at this West Virginia festival

Pepperoni rolls? Check. Beer? Check. Proceeds go to a good cause? Check. On June 20, stop by the Rolls on

33 Things To Do On Route 33

Take a drive through scenic, rolling hills on Route 33 in Upshur, Lewis and Randolph counties to experience 33 unique

5 ways to dine outside for the best mountain views

Spring and summer in the Mountain State are that perfect time of year when everything is beautiful and lush. And

This one-day West Virginia yard sale is the largest on the East Coast

Did you know West Virginia is home to the largest one-day community yard sale on the East Coast? Each May,

How to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in West Virginia

Cinco de Mayo is the celebration of the Mexican army defeating the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5,

5 incredible motorcycles rides in West Virginia

There’s nothing quite like riding over the mountains and through the valleys of West Virginia. Whether you want a curve-hugging,

12 months, 12 festivals & events in West Virginia

Throughout the year, the Mountain State is home to some of the most unique and fun festivals and events. From

This huge, four-day-long festival in West Virginia has a little bit of everything

For more than half a century the Mountain State Art and Craft Fair has been as closely stitched into West

These 20 events are West Virginia must-sees

Parents hear it every year as school winds down for the summer: “I want something to do!” Fortunately, there’s always

Short Story Brewing

Abolitionist Ale Works

Bad Shepherd Beer Company

The WV adventure continues indoors at these 5 spots

Cold, rainy (or snowy!) weather got you down? Never fear! There are plenty of things to do indoors in West

Man-cations: Best brew and spirit escapes in West Virginia

  Nothing wraps up an action-packed day in the mountains like a cold beer or sip of liquor with your

What’s the password? West Virginia speakeasies uncovered

Speakeasies harken back to the Prohibition era, when alcohol sales were illegal in the United States. People gathered in secret

Man-cations: 4 winter getaways with the guys

1. Winter climbing and hiking at Seneca Rocks Want to really test your manhood? Take a weekend scaling the crown jewel

The must-try beer from every WV brewery

West Virginia’s growing craft beer scene is creating a ton of delicious, must-try beers from all over the state. Here’s

The perfect fall day in West Virginia

Apple cider. Pumpkin carving. Corn mazes. Bonfires. Fall is one of the best times of the year, and there’s no

Meet West Virginia’s unique fruit: the pawpaw

Have you ever tried a pawpaw? This oblong, greenish brown or yellow fruit that has a sweet, custard-like flavor similar to

Town guide: Parkersburg

Right where the Little Kanawha and Ohio rivers converge is a town surrounded by colorful restaurants, breweries and historic attractions.

Rivers Resort

The Wild Ramp

Cold Spot

7 WV authors you should be reading

  The Mountain State has produced hundreds of talented writers, including the Nobel Prize-winning Pearl Buck, whose childhood home in

Seasonal sips

Absence makes limited-availability flavor even better! Nature isn’t the only thing that’s seasonal. Visit West Virginia’s distilleries, wineries, and meaderies

Town guide: Morgantown

Whether you bleed gold and blue, love munchin’ on some local eats or are looking for a place to spend

Best winter weekends

Rain or shine, hot or cold, there’s always something exciting to do in the Mountain State. Discover real West Virginia

5 one-day adventures in WV

Almost everyone I talk to about Project: Time Off and why they are not using all their well-deserved vacation days

How many of WV’s 101 unique places to dine have you tried?

The winners of 2017’s “101 Unique Places to Dine in West Virginia” are up! This year was the first time

Driving I-79? Stop here.

I-79 truly gives travelers a little taste of about everything that makes West Virginia great: mountains, rivers, cities, historical sites,

2017’s new top dog: the unassuming adventure destination that won “Best of the Blue Ridge”

Our beloved Mountain State earned top honors! The most prestigious prize in “The Best of the Blue Ridge” awards for

Meet every wanderluster’s globe-trotting hero, the Roaming Gnome, right here in WV!

Travelocity’s famous Roaming Gnome is heading across West Virginia! The Roaming Gnome had so much fun eating and drinking his

How much of your state have you really explored? WV checklist

How well do you know West Virginia? Here’s your ultimate checklist! 1. Head to Philippi to see the state’s oldest

Winter warmers: WV’s top drinks for chilly days

Seasonal beer, cocktails, wines, spirits & all! Warm up your wild, wonderful winter with some West Virginia wine, spirits and

Here’s where to find full-on Southern hospitality & charm— on a hostel budget

In West Virginia, you can get pretty darn cozy on a light budget. The state already has a lower cost