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Travel every Almost Heaven region

Each region in Almost Heaven is home to beautiful sites. From gentle rolling farmland to deep gorges and canyons, the

Most Instagram-friendly spots in West Virginia

Scenic views. Toppling ice cream sundaes. Tall waterfalls. These moments all call for photos. And, West Virginia has an abundance

Top 10 places to get inspired in West Virginia

There’s inspiration at every turn in Almost Heaven. Whether it’s a beautiful piece or architecture or the highest point in

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

Discover fresh air and even fresher powder at the longest snow tubing run in the Mid-Atlantic

While skiing and snowboarding are perfect for adrenaline-seekers, Almost Heaven has something for everyone. If you enjoy a more relaxing

These special West Virginia buildings feature unique architecture and history

While West Virginia is known for its rolling hills, gorgeous mountains and abundance of wildlife, it is also home to

WWII Re-enactment Festival

WWII Re-enactment Festival in Fayetteville, WV. More info TBA

Snow doesn’t stop the fun in these Almost Heaven spots

When the leaves have fallen from the trees and snow has found its way to the Mountain State, the fun

Have you been to West Virginia’s six national parks?

National parks offer incredible opportunities to experience history, explore the state’s natural beauty and venture to gorgeous places you’ve never

Sunset Berry Farm

These Almost Heaven restaurants are serving new approaches to Appalachian cuisine

Across West Virginia, we are seeing chefs highlighting the importance of authentic dishes. Appalachian food is popular across much of

These West Virginia activities are perfect for your New Year’s resolutions

We’ve all said it – “New year, new me.” Each new year brings the opportunity for change. Outdoor activities are

Did you know about this unique music trail in Almost Heaven?

Throughout much of eastern West Virginia, you can follow a special trail of unique, historic venues that make up what

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

These 3 state parks are the best to visit in winter

Exploring West Virginia is always an exciting adventure, and it can be even more fun in the winter. In fact,

Experience a real-life Winter Wonderland at The Greenbrier

Experiencing wintertime at The Greenbrier is an experience like no other. One day you may be sipping a delicious winter

3 WV ski getaways with après-ski activities

When the snow begins to fall in West Virginia and the temperature gets lower, the fun and excitement are just

Unique ways to bring in the New Year in Almost Heaven

You don’t have to make the journey to New York City to get your fill of New Years fun! Be

3 luxurious WV getaways perfect for winter

Relaxation and adventure both last all year in the Mountain State. Whether you’re in the mountains of the New River/Greenbrier

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

These 5 Winter Mountain Resorts are Real-Life Wonderlands

West Virginia is an outdoor playground with winter mountain resorts around the state that are just waiting to be explored.

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

5 spots to choose and cut Christmas trees in the Mountain State

The holiday season is here, and many of you are probably looking for that perfect Christmas tree for your living

How to shop local in Almost Heaven

Across West Virginia, there are small, locally owned businesses with products perfect for anyone. Whether you’re shopping for a loved

The best places to purchase art in West Virginia

While West Virginia is well-known for its incredible landscapes and jaw-dropping views, it is also home to incredible and talented

These 11 Winter Events Are Must-Sees in West Virginia

The winter season in the Mountain State is an amazing time of year when you can experience new and exciting

The best places for ice skating in Almost Heaven

Whether you’re a child or just a child at heart, ice skating is something that you can enjoy. You may

These are some of the best shops for Almost Heaven goods

It is always fun to give and receive gifts. But it’s even better to support local, hand-crafted items sold by

Explore these 5 Nordic Trails & Touring Centers in West Virginia

Explore the Mountain State’s beautiful landscape during the winter by cross-country skiing the state’s incredible trails. From perfectly groomed trails

A Foodie’s Long Weekend Road Trip in West Virginia

If a colorful plate full of Almost Heaven flavor is on your list this season, get ready to hit the

The Ultimate Winter Day in West Virginia

When its wintertime in the Mountain State, there’s never a dull moment. Whether you’re simply sipping hot cocoa in front

This is how you ski for free in Almost Heaven

West Virginia is known for being an outdoor playground — especially in the winter, when it becomes a beautiful wonderland.

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

Insider’s Guide to Real-World WV Locations in Fallout 76

Looking to explore the real-life Mountain State locations in Fallout® 76? You’ve come to the right place. Through an exclusive partnership

These West Virginia-made gifts are perfect for the holidays

This holiday season purchase your friends and family something special and unique that was made right here in Almost Heaven.

Have you experienced a Small Business Saturday in Almost Heaven?

The weekend after Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the busiest weekends of the year for shopping. Black Friday draws millions

You can find some of West Virginia’s best art at these 5 spots

Throughout the state, incredibly talented artisans and artisan groups are creating amazing pieces and showcasing them for the world to

Shop til you drop at these 6 West Virginia boutique districts

It’s always a good time for a shopping trip — and we all deserve it every once in a while!

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Do you know the history of these 4 haunted West Virginia locations?

It is no secret that West Virginia is home to many spooky places. With a history as unique and deep

Fayetteville’s Shop Small Business Saturday

Join us in a Fayetteville, while known for its outdoor activities, is a great place to come to shop small

These 3 West Virginia locations are some of the spookiest in America

Everyone loves a good ghost story. Something about us loves the terrifying idea of the supernatural, no matter how often

Did you know about West Virginia’s bow-only hunting?

While West Virginia is known statewide for its incredible hunting seasons, several southern counties stand out for one interesting reason.

These are the 9 best spots to go fishing in West Virginia

Throughout West Virginia, incredible fishing opportunities are located at every turn of the river. With over 20,000 miles of streams

Everything you need to know about Youth Hunting in West Virginia

Hunting in West Virginia is a time-honored tradition that has been passed down for generations. In fact, there are even

Your Ultimate List of the Most Instagrammable spots in West Virginia

The Mountain State is known for its incredible beauty. From sweeping vistas to charming storefronts all around the state are

Where to Unplug in Almost Heaven

West Virginia is known for its scenic and peaceful landscape. From sleeping in a tree house to spending a day

Your guide to Bridge Day in West Virginia

Bridge Day, an annual event held in Fayetteville, is undoubtedly one of the most unique events held anywhere in the

5 of the most haunted locations in West Virginia

With as much history as West Virginia has, there is no surprise that there is no shortage of hauntings. For

5 unique ways to experience fall foliage in Almost Heaven

There are not many things in this world as magical as fall in West Virginia. The changing hue of the

Fallout 76: Did you catch these 8 WV landmarks?

This year’s hottest new video game, Fallout 76, will be set in West Virginia. Fallout 76 takes place in a

Concours d’Elegance

The Greenbrier Concours d’Elegance returns for its second year, May 3-5, 2019, and organizers are already working to make sure

Wintertime Weekends at The Greenbrier

Experience the warmth of the season that only one place can provide as Wintertime comes to life at America’s Resort, The

New Year’s Eve at The Greenbrier

Ring in 2019 at America’s Resort! The Greenbrier is synonymous with elegant and lavish parties and guests have been “toasting” the

Christmas at The Greenbrier

Christmas at The Greenbrier is a truly remarkable season at America’s Resort. Families reunite in the merriment of the holidays

Jack Daniels Cocktail Dinner

The evening will feature a reception and a six course meal, pairing gourmet offerings with hand-crafted cocktails. Guests will enjoy

Thanksgiving at The Greenbrier

Thanksgiving comes but once a year and this holiday is especially memorable at The Greenbrier. The ladies and gentlemen of

Did you know about West Virginia’s deep Italian heritage?

The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival is one of the largest and most widely known annual events in the state.

These are the Leaves You’ll Find in Almost Heaven

Each year people from all over come to the Mountain State to see its beautiful fall foliage. From gorgeous shades

Fall 101 in West Virginia

Fall in the Mountain State is a magical time of year. Leaf peeping, apple cider, pumpkin carving, corn mazes, bonfires,

7 Kid-Approved Activities Adults Will Also Love

West Virginia is the perfect place to have a family adventure. From wild adventures like ziplining and caving to mild

The best ways to go leaf peeping in West Virginia

This fall, immerse yourself in the dazzling colors of the Mountain State’s fall foliage. See everything from the brilliant yellows

BUDGET TRAVEL EXPLORER: Weekly Fall Foliage Report Offers Tips on Best Color, Scenic Drives

Barry Cook, Budget Travel Explorer Autumn in West Virginia is a brief but beautiful window, when the days grow cooler

These Kid-Friendly Restaurants in West Virginia are perfect for the whole family

Looking for new restaurants your kids will love? These spots in West Virginia are perfect for the whole family. From

These West Virginia-Made Bits & Bites make for perfect gifts

Looking for some unique West Virginia flavors and products? These places have everything to satisfy your Mountain State cravings and

Uphill and Downhill: The top ways to do both in West Virginia

No matter the season, there is adventure to be found in the Mountain State. Rain or shine, day or night,

4 must-try experiences in the New River-Greenbrier Valley Region

The New River Gorge region is home to some of the best West Virginia experiences. With so many to choose

5 Farm Activities that are Perfect for Fall in West Virginia

Fall is a magical time in the Mountain State. As the leaves begin to change and the air becomes crisp,

These 5 Places Have the Most OVER THE TOP Milkshakes in West Virginia

Crazy, over-the-top milkshakes are one of the most popular trends across the country right now, and West Virginia has some

Here are some Helpful Tips as Hurricane Florence approaches

As Hurricane Florence approaches, it’s important to take precautions to ensure everyone’s safety. For the latest news, check with these

These College Football Teams Bring Action and Excitement to the Mountain State

Football has finally returned to the Mountain State! No matter what team you’re affiliated with, everyone can agree that college

OUTDOOR EXPLORER: Ready, Set, Go To The Gauley! 5 Need-To-Know Planning Tips

Heather Johnson, Outdoor Explorer It’s hard to believe that Gauley Season will be here in a few short weeks!  Like

HISTORY & HERITAGE EXPLORER: Check Out These Only-In-West-Virginia Monuments You Have to See To Believe

Jeanne Mozier, History & Heritage Explorer In West Virginia, monuments are quirky and occasionally dedicated to fictional figures – maybe.

LUXURY EXPLORER: Experience America’s Resort, A Four-Season Travel Destination

Cam Huffman, Luxury Travel Explorer It’s a question that’s posed almost as often as When was “The Greenbrier built?” (1913)

These Are The Best Pancakes in West Virginia

A stack of big, fluffy pancakes is the perfect way to start your morning. But here in the Mountain State,

Fill Your Heart with Fall: Fests for the Season

This fall immerse yourself in all things West Virginia by attending some of the states most exciting and unique festivals.

Mark down these 12 MUST-DO West Virginia Fall events

West Virginia is the perfect place for a fall getaway. With so much to do in the Mountain State, it

Discover the Perfect Scenic Drives in West Virginia

“Country roads, take me home, to the place I belong.” We all know this song by heart. In fact, you’re

Discover Why West Virginia Rafting Will Soon be in the National Spotlight

It is no secret that West Virginia boasts some of the finest whitewater rafting in the world. It continues to

Whitewater Adventure is Perfect for All Ages in West Virginia

Picture this: You’re rushing down the New River with your closest friends. The cool, fresh water splashes across the smile

National Grandparents Day was created in this small West Virginia town

Did you know that National Grandparents Day has roots in West Virginia? We celebrate Grandparents Day thanks to Marian Herndon

Relax amongst the adventure at these 6 incredible places

 It’s a known fact that West Virginia is home to incredible adventure, but the Mountain State is also full of

The 10 Best Spots for Trail Running in West Virginia

From flat, peaceful runs through the West Virginia countryside to runs that will take you up to see some of

Mount Hope Jubilee

Friday, September 14th: Alumni Meet & Greet; Street Dance 6pm – 9pm Saturday, September 15th: 9:30am music begins, 10am parade, vendors throughout the day.

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6 Incredible Almost Heaven whitewater rivers and how to experience them

Among many attractions, West Virginia offers visitors some of the most incredible whitewater rafting in the world. Since 1968, rafters

Wizarding Weekend of WV

WIZARDING WEEKEND: WEST VIRGINIA'S FIRST EVER WIZARDING EVENT The Resort at Glade Springs, located in Daniels, West Virginia, is hosting a weekend of spellbinding adventure this Labor Day weekend. This family event, scheduled for Friday, August 31 and Saturday, September 1, 2018 is dedicated to capturing the spirit of magic and enchantment. Guests will be organized into Orders of Enchantment on their arrival, and the weekend will be filled with activities such as Wand Crafting, US Quidditch Demo and Practice, Scavenger Hunts, Trivia, specialty drinks at an Elixir Bar and more, topped by a magnificent Wizard’s Feast on Saturday evening. Wizard Feast tickets and Weekend Packages can be found on our website www.WizardingWeekendWV.com

These incredible gardens in West Virginia are only open once every 2 years

Bluefield opens its magical land of gardens only once every two years! The event, “Through the Garden Gate,” showcases the summer

There’s nothing sweeter than local West Virginia honey

There is no shortage of local honey here in West Virginia! Not only is honey a sweet treat, it also

50 Facts to Celebrate 50 Years of Whitewater Rafting in West Virginia

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the whitewater rafting industry in West Virginia. Whether you are a beginner or

Which Backcountry Vehicle fits You Best for Almost Heaven Adventure?

With so many back-country vehicles to choose from, it can be hard to decide which is best for you. Whether

Railfan Weekend at the Elkhorn Inn

Looking for an ideal railway tourism destination? Look no further than the Elkhorn Inn, dubbed "the best legal train-watching location in the USA" in Railfan & Railroad magazine. The Railfan Weekend will include multiple dinners inside authentic railway dining cars, a unique, historic getaway for two. The weekend will also host special guest Michael Kisser of RailStream.net, so you're sure to learn something new.

Honky Tonk Laundry: Dinner Theater

Move over, Thelma and Louise! When Lana Mae Hopkins, owner and proprietress of the Wishy Washy Washateria, hires Katie to help out in the laundromat, they soon find themselves up to their elbows in soap, suds, and cheatin’ hearts. Watch these two country angels join forces to turn their good ol’ laundromat into a bootscootin’ honky-tonk, exacting a touch of revenge against those that done ‘em wrong, all while guaranteeing every customer a good, clean time! Take a ride to Nashville heaven in this new musical from Roger Bean (The Marvelous Wonderettes, Life Could Be A Dream). Performed by Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Honky Tonk Laundry features the music of Carrie Underwood, Trisha Yearwood, Martina McBride, Sugarland, Sara Evans, Dixie Chicks, Chely Wright, Dolly Parton, Pam Tillis, Jo Dee Messina, Gretchen Wilson, Terri Cark, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn and Patsy Cline! Dinner starts at 6:00 P.M. and the play at 7:30 P.M. For reservations call 304-589-0339

Adventure through Almost Heaven at these 10 spots

Whether you’re looking to take the perfect picture or go on the adventure of a lifetime, West Virginia has both

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,

West Virginia Camping 101  

While West Virginia is home to so many great outdoor activities, camping is one of the best! From sleeping under

These 4 Train Rides Will Leave You Speechless

Explore Almost Heaven in a whole new way during a scenic train ride! Sit back and relax while taking in

Stay in these 14 cabins for relaxing getaways

From rustic cabins perched upon a mountain to secluded hideaways, these cabins will provide the relaxing getaway you’ve been looking

Tamarack Dinner Theatre – Hamlet

Dinner Theatre | Hamlet Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia and The Rustic Mehcanicals - West Virginia's Shakespeare Troupe proudly presents Hamlet! 2 showings: October 12th & October 13th Hamlet has the world at his feet. Young, wealthy, and living a hedonistic life studying abroad. Then word reaches him that his father is dead. Returning home he finds his world is utterly changed, his certainties smashed and his home a foreign land. Struggling to understand his place in a new world order he faces a stark choice. Submit, or rage against the injustice of his new reality. As relevant today as when it was written, Hamlet confronts each of us with the mirror of our own morality in an imperfect world. Written by William Shakespeare, Perfromed by The Rustic Mehcanicals - West Virginia's Shakespeare Troupe Dinner is served at 6:30pm, show begins at 8pm. A cash bar will be available at dinner and during the show. Menu: Smørrebrød (Rye Bread with Smoked Salmon & Dill Crème Fraiche And Pumpernickel Bread with Liver Pate) Danish Corn Feast Soup (corn, carrots, potatoes, celery, onions, and garlic) Krebinetter (Breaded Pork Cutlet, Fried Apples, Boiled Potatoes, Orange Glazed Beets) Rye Bread, Rolls & Butter Risalamande (Rice Pudding with Spiced Cherry Topping)

Gallery Opening | Good Enough to Eat

Tamarack’s David L. Dickirson Fine Arts Gallery is hosting Good Enough to Eat*, an art exhibition. A traditional still life of fruits and veggies, abstract interpretations of "food porn," a classic teacup and saucer combo, conceptual social commentary of the food industry, an unexpected serving platter; everything food related is on the menu for this exhibition. Good Enough to Eat* ..., is an exhibition of fine art and craft celebrating food. Tamarack's David L. Dickirson Fine Art Gallery is seeking a vast breadth of two and three dimensional artwork, decorative and functional, in any media that corresponds with the theme of food. The exhibition will feature artists’ works from around the state, in a multitude of media. The opening reception is August 11, 5pm - 7pm, in the gallery, with live music by Sam Stephens.