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Root to Table’s 4th Annual Open-Air Feast

Enjoy the abundant space of Almost Heaven West Virginia as our top chefs showcase their favorite dishes crafted over one

Amani Brewing

The Vault on Main: Restaurant & Wine Bar

1010 Bridge Restaurant & Catering

Cody’s Restaurant

Hanging Rocks Ice Cream

Lucky Rivers Café and Catering

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 several

Fall Foliage Road Trip: W.Va. Route 310

Shifting Hues & Historic Views Due to a warmer than usual fall, color has been slower to peak in West

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 Columbus – Mid-Ohio Valley

The Mid-Ohio Valley Region, known for its tourism, agriculture and manufacturing industries, is a charming place full of adventure and

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 on I-77: Mountain Lakes

The Mountain Lakes Region of West Virginia, while being the portion of the state with the smallest population, is in

Road Trips from Pittsburgh: Mountaineer Country

The Mountaineer Country Region of West Virginia is a lively and beautiful area filled with scenic attractions, fine dining, ample

Road Trips from Washington D.C.: Eastern Panhandle

The Eastern Panhandle Region is home to approximately 6% of the state’s population. One of two panhandles in the state

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 from Kentucky – Hatfield-McCoy Mountains

The Hatfield-McCoy Mountains Region is a place with extensive history and ample outdoor recreation. This region was named after the

Road Trips from Washington D.C.: Potomac Highlands

The Potomac Highland Region, located in the Eastern portion of West Virginia, provides roughly 2,722 square miles of breathtaking mountain

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

West Virginia Food Truck Festival

The Putnam County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Chamber of Commerce, and the Town of Eleanor, are hosting a one-of-a-kind event

Trail 12 BBQ

Buffalo Trail Restaurant and Bar

Alfredo’s Ristorante & Mediterranean Grill

Mercer County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB)

The Custard Stand – Flatwoods

Capon Springs and Farms

The Custard Stand – Webster Springs

Crockett’s Lodge

Custard Stand Chili

Buffalo Trail Cabins, Cottages, Treehouses and Camping

Takeout Dinner and a Movie Ideas

Whether you’re looking for stay-at-home date night ideas or just need inspiration for delivery, takeout or curbside pick-up, these pairings

Shop Small – Check Out These 10 WV Online Stores

West Virginia shopkeepers and artisans work tirelessly to create meaningful, handcrafted goods for their patrons. Though you might not have

10 ways to practice social distancing, WV Style

Lucky for folks in the Mountain State, we can still find ways to explore West Virginia while practicing safe social

Tasty Almost Heaven Recipes

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

March Events You Won’t Want to Miss

It’s official, spring is right around the corner. Indulge in some springtime cheer and check out these unique events from

Everything You Need for a Valentine’s Date Night In

This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday. Instead of hustling around to get ready to go out on the

These West Virginia Chocolates Will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Chocolatiers in West Virginia craft heavenly delicacies fit for royalty. Whether you’re looking for a tasty present for a loved

FAMILY EXPLORER: Exploring Wheeling with Kids

Jeremy Morris, Family Explorer Jeremy Morris is a West Virginia native who has spent his adult years working in the

Mark Down These Restaurant Specials in West Virginia

West Virginia is full of unique and inviting restaurants that dish out decadent meals. And, during particular times of the

Chase the Winter Blues Away, Enjoy this Season the Right Way

There’s no denying that the cold winter months are here. With a little fun, relaxation, and good food, your least

BUDGET EXPLORER: Affordability Meets Five Star Winter Experience

By: Brian Sarfino, Budget Explorer Forget about boots with the fur.  Two-story granite hearth fires are no warmer than the

Enjoy a WV Snow Day Indoors or Outdoors

Channel your inner child on an Almost Heaven snow day this winter. Spend the day outside in the chilly elements,

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

7 Resolutions for an Almost Heaven New Year

It’s that time of year again where we set goals for the approaching new year. Add some of these resolutions

Unity Cafe

The Coffee Bar

Stoked Coffee

Try This Celebrity Chef’s Recipe For Dinner

Matt Welsch is a Wheeling native who opened The Vagabond Kitchen. With a strong passion for community, he prepares dishes

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

A Taste of Almost Heaven: Thanksgiving Edition

Try something new for your family holiday gathering this year. Wow your company this Thanksgiving with delicious Appalachian-inspired cuisine. Sides

Capture Beautiful Family Photos in West Virginia Year-Round

Home to stunning spots and locations, West Virginia is perfect for any family photo session. Picture beautiful mountains, rushing waterfalls,

Warm Up With These 5 Cozy Drinks in Almost Heaven

When there’s a chill in the air, there’s nothing better than a cozy drink to warm you up. In West

Welcome to the Almost Heaven Pumpkin Spice Trail

Fall means colorful foliage, cool temperatures and pumpkin spice everything. From lattes to pastries to beer, pumpkin spice flavors are

Experience the Best of Autumn in Almost Heaven

Pumpkin patches. Warm fuzzy sweaters. Autumn views. Its fall in Almost Heaven and favorite fall adventures and beautiful fall views

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

Check Out These Fall Finds at West Virginia’s Local Shops

Cute shops are around most every corner of West Virginia towns. Head to Almost Heaven for all your cozy, fall

There’s One Day A Year You Can Jump From the New River Gorge Bridge

Oct. 19  |  New River Gorge Bridge Thousands of people will gather Saturday, Oct. 19 on the New River Gorge

Where to Enjoy College Football Excitement in Almost Heaven

Football season has returned in Almost Heaven, and regardless of which team you root for, football season is a magical

Discover Stunning Lakes Over 48 Hours in the Mountain Lakes Region

Stonewall Jackson, Stonecoal, Summersville, Sutton and Burnsville—you will need more than 2 days to fully experience all the stunning lakes

Explore charming towns during 48 hours in the Eastern Panhandle

Only 1.5 hours away from Washington, D.C., West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle

Find your Mountaineer Spirit during 48 Hours in Mountaineer Country

Though most well-known for being home to West Virginia University in Morgantown, Mountaineer Country has more in store than you

Explore Adventure and Heritage during 48 hours in Hatfield-McCoy Mountains

The Hatfield McCoy Mountains are home to exhilarating adventure, historic heritage and family-friendly activities. 48 hours in the southern part

Make your way to Almost Heaven’s Northern Panhandle for 48 Hours

The slender Northern Panhandle at the top of West Virginia is home to riverside activities, arts, shopping, hiking and more.

Spend two days in the beautiful Potomac Highlands

Vast forests. Rolling, winding country roads. An unmatched sense of adventure you’ve never experienced before. All of this is waiting

A Quick Trip in the Metro Valley: Experience History, Culture and So Much More

Cityscapes, unique stops, shops, small town charm and so much more await in Almost Heaven’s Metro Valley region. Home to

History. Charm. Southern Hospitality. Discover it all in the Mid-Ohio Valley Region

Steeped in rich heritage, the Mid-Ohio Valley region of the state is home to historic, charming towns and beautiful riverfront

Try These 5 Farm-To-Table Dinners

It’s farm-to-table season in West Virginia, and there are a number of farms, restaurants and shops that highlight local farmers

Find Fall Flavors in Almost Heaven

Fall in West Virginia means pumpkins, apple butter, cider, farmers’ markets and farm-to-table dinners. The season brings fall harvest festivals

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

Your Guide to the 2022 State Fair of West Virginia

Fairs and festivals are part of what make the summer season in Almost Heaven so memorable and one of the

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

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

Find Family Fun All Across Almost Heaven

Exploring Almost Heaven is an amazing adventure, but doing so as a family makes it even more special. From high

Where to catch the (baseball) game in WV

From the thrill of the game to delicious concessions, a baseball game is the best way to spend time with

This Festival Spreads Music through the Mountains & Valleys of Southern West Virginia

Since 1990, one of West Virginia’s most beloved festivals has brought the sounds of old-time music and dance to the

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

FAMILY EXPLORER: Explore The Great Outdoors in Pipestem, Summers counties

by Jamie Null, Family Explorer West Virginia is full of nostalgic entertainment, hidden in big cities and small towns. One

Experience Almost Heaven along Interstate 77

If you’re traveling through Almost Heaven along I-77, there are a number of must-see stops. From Parkersburg to Bluefield, explore

Scenic Stops. Unique Locations. Amazing Sights & Sounds. This Road Trip Has it All.

There’s something about taking a road trip in Almost Heaven that just can’t be beat. Along the way new experiences

The 15th Annual MountainFest Motorcycle Rally

Stunt bike shows. Outdoor and indoor concerts. A parade of motorcycles. And even ax throwing. These are just a few

These 4 places serve up Almost Heavens best ice cream

Nothing beats that first taste of an ice cream cone on a hot summer day. Stop into get your Almost

Mountain State Must-Stops Along Interstate 81

Interstate 81 passes through a short Eastern Panhandle span in West Virginia, and there are numerous attractions not far off

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

Best of Summer in Almost Heaven

As the days get longer and the temperatures start to rise, experience the best of Almost Heaven this summer. Each

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

Top 5 Ways to Spend Your Summer Outside in WV

Summers in Almost Heaven make it difficult to want to stay inside.  Luckily, there are plenty of enjoyable outdoor options

A Unique Spirit & Incredible Creativity Make This Annual Event Special

This summer, experience all things art and culture at FestivALL, a city-wide event in West Virginia’s beautiful capital city, Charleston.

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

These 3 Hikes are Perfect for the Entire Family

Almost Heaven is full of trails that lead to breathtaking views. If you’re interested in experiencing some of these iconic

Spring Motorcycle Adventures in Almost Heaven

West Virginia’s rolling hills and mountains offer visitors a chance to explore winding, iconic country roads. These stellar routes make

Enjoy these Summer Music Festivals every week in Almost Heaven

Summer in Almost Heaven means warm weather, school’s out, and weekly music festivals begin. Starting after Memorial Day, West Virginia

FAMILY EXPLORER: Marion County has plenty of family fun to spring into

Leah Nestor, Family Explorer Marion County is right in the middle of everywhere. Whether you’re just passing through on an

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