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National Hunting and Fishing Days

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is hosting a National Hunting and Fishing Days Celebration on September 10-11, 2022.

2022 19th Annual Tour De Coal

The 19th annual Tour De Coal – The largest Flatwater event in the US will be held on June18, 2022.

Color the River

Head to the Greenbrier River for a fun float! Bring your kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, tubes or anything that will keep

Lakeside Outfitters

New & Gauley River Adventures

ACE Adventure Gear

Build Your Spring Bucket List

Spring is the perfect time to get out and explore all that Almost Heaven, West Virginia has to offer. From

Pipestem Adventures

Ohio Valley Speedway

Tyler County Speedway

WaterDawg Outdoors

6 Spring Break Trips To Start Planning Today

Celebrate spring with some refreshing, mountain air. West Virginia has spring break destinations perfect for couples, families and friends. Simply

A Grandparent’s Guide to Spring Break in West Virginia

Gearing up to host your grandkids for spring break this year? West Virginia has endless options of activities to do

Barnum Whitewater Area

VanGo Campervans

Bramwell Adventures LLC

Country Road House and Berries Bed and Breakfast

Ski The Valley

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

Try These 5 High Adventure Ski Routes If You Dare

Winter is here, and many of you are probably looking for the perfect ski route, packed with fresh powder, unbeatable

6 Winter Waterfalls To Add To Your Bucket List

Don’t put away those hiking boots just yet, winter is the perfect time to experience the magic and majesty of

Your Perfect Winter 2022 Bucket List

Ahh, winter—the perfect time to snuggle up by the fire, sip hot cocoa and spend time laughing with friends and

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. Routes 15 East and 20 North

Waterfalls Views & Serene Waterways This week in Almost Heaven, more and more color is creeping across the state. While

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

8 Spots To Find Fall Adventure

Getting out and exploring is always an appealing option in Almost Heaven—but when the summer heat cools off fall adventure

Cookout West Virginia-Style this Summer

With summer just around the corner in Almost Heaven, now is the perfect time to fire up the grill and

5 Pet-Friendly Trails For You And Your Furry Companion

From the mountain tops of the Potomac Highlands to the banks of Metro Valley’s Kanawha River and everywhere in between,

Explore New Heights: Reaching the Seneca Rocks Peak

If you’re looking to explore at higher elevations, a massive rocky ridge awaits you–Seneca Rocks. This well-known and well-loved rock

Discover the New River Gorge on Your Greatest Road Trip Yet

Close your eyes and imagine a place with thousands of acres of lush green forests, rushing waters and cascading waterfalls.

Women’s Canaan Valley WV Winter Weekend

Explorer Chick is not your average, beige, mundane travel company. Instead, we’re a force empowering women through the shared experience

Women’s West Virginia Wild Weekend

Explorer Chick is not your average, beige, mundane travel company. Instead, we’re a force empowering women through the shared experience

Trail Bandits Cabin Rentals

Pipestem Adventure Zone

Explorer Chick Adventure Co.

2021 Sistersville Ferry Season Opening Reception

Lights Out!

Evil spirits, terrifying monsters & unthinkable horrors await you at ACE Adventure Resort’s Nightmare in the Gorge Haunted Attraction. Hundreds

Gritty Chix Mud Run

Gritty Chix Mud Run is back to ACE Adventure Resort this summer and we are ready to jump back into

ACE Adventure Waterpark DJ Dance Party

DANCING ON WATER! Play at ACE Adventure Waterpark the night for our first ACE Adventure Waterpark DJ Dance Party! ACE

New River Gorge Festival

The inaugural New River Gorge Festival is happening May 14th- 16th at ACE Adventure Resort in West Virginia. Let’s celebrate one of Earth’s oldest

Adventure Waterpark DJ Dance Party- August

Play at ACE Adventure Waterpark through the night for the ACE Adventure Waterpark DJ Dance Party! ACE Adventure Waterpark will

Big Air Blob Competition

Gather at Wonderland Water Park for the 11th Annual Big Air Blob Competition. Fireworks won’t be the only thing rocketing

Forest Therapy Walk

Charlie Yuill, a certified nature and forest therapy guide, invites you to participate in “Shinrin-yoku,” or “Forest Bathing” which refers

Forest Therapy Walk

Join Charlie Yuill, a certified nature and forest therapy guide, invites you to participate in “Shinrin-yoku,” or “Forest Bathing” at

Spring Bird Walk

Join local birder Derek Courtney as we bird by eye and ear in the many habitats of the WVBG. Bring

Salamander Walk

The Appalachian mountains are a global hotspot for salamander biodiversity and West Virginia alone has 35 species of salamanders. Join

Devil’s Backbone Adventure Resort

Oglebay

Gauley River Wild & Woolly Primitive Campground

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

WV Themed Crafts to do With Your Kids: Black Bear Bird Feeder

In this time of social distancing it can be hard to think of things to do that are both educational

WV Themed Crafts to do With Your Kids: Monarch Butterfly Rock Painting

Need something new to decorate your garden with this spring? Have your kids help and get creative with this fun

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

Try these six Almost Heaven Activities While Social Distancing

Running out of things to do? Try these six Almost Heaven activities while practicing proper social distancing. From trying a

Top 5 Places to Breathe In That Fresh Mountain Air

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Discover a newfound adventure in the outdoors. Find wide open spaces to

Discover the natural wonder of Almost Heaven at these destinations

Exploring new and beautiful places is always an incredible adventure. Home to some of the most impressive parks and public

Blaze a Trail in Almost Heaven

West Virginia is filled with untouched, wide-open public land. With six national parks, 45 state parks and forest and endless

5 Fun Springtime Activities to Get You Outdoors

We might all be stuck at home this month, but it doesn’t mean we have to be stuck indoors. Springtime

7 Outdoor Activities & Adventures for Kids Right in Your Own Backyard

Springtime is right around the corner which means more opportunities to get outside and find adventures for yourself and your

5 ways to get your workout in outside

Don’t let the indoors get you down. As the spring season gears up with warmer weather, get outside, soak in

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

4 Places to Stop and Smell the Wildflowers this Spring

Winter is quickly coming to an end. Soon temperatures will start to rise, and wildflowers will pop up all across

3 Scenic Springtime Drives Through Almost Heaven

Let’s face it, the interstate is convenient and can get you where you’re going quickly, but it’s not the most

The Best 3 Locations to Spend Your Spring Break in Almost Heaven

Looking for some adventure this spring break? Whether you’re looking for a relaxing trip to a small town or an

A Winter Adventure That’s Worth the Cold

Just because the temperatures have dropped, the fun doesn’t have to stop. West Virginia’s beautiful mountainous terrain provides an abundance

Plan your Almost Heaven Vacation on National Plan For Vacation Day

Coming off of a challenging year for travel-lovers, we are all getting very excited to hit the road and travel

Enjoy These Winter Activities With The Whole Family in Tucker County

Winter is full of adventure in the Mountain State. However, skiing and snowboarding aren’t the only activities to enjoy when

3 Thrilling ATV Trails to Try this Winter

Kick your cabin fever by going on an unforgettable ATV excursion this winter. The hilly terrain of the Hatfield-McCoy Trail

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

Spring Resort Getaways in Almost Heaven

Blooming flowers. Misty mountain mornings. Vibrant evening skies. Spring in the Mountain State is a time for new beginnings and

Burning Rock Off-Road Park

Snow tubing in Almost Heaven

The Mountain State boasts some of the biggest and best tubing runs in the Mid-Atlantic. For all-day family fun, visit

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

OUTDOOR EXPLORERS: Getting A Chance To Go Downhill

Joe Stevens, Outdoor Explorer, Executive Director – West Virginia Ski Areas Association When the temperature starts dropping in the mountains

OUTDOOR EXPLORER: 10 Tips for First-time Skiers and Snowboarders

Tom Wagner, Outdoor Explorer Tom is a lifelong skier who has worked as a ski instructor, ski patroller and is

Discover the Magic of Winter at These 4 Almost Heaven Resorts

Winter holds endless possibilities in West Virginia. Snow-covered mountain landscapes provide the perfect backdrop for any adventure. Almost Heaven is

Experience these adventures with your family this winter in West Virginia

This winter experience the magic of Almost Heaven. Winter in West Virginia is a beautiful time of year full of

Almost Heaven is the Perfect Place to Learn to Ski and Snowboard this Season

Have you always dreamed of learning how to ski or snowboard? This winter make your dreams a reality. January in

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,

Break a Sweat. Winter Sports for Anyone and Everyone.

Maybe you’re an expert skier, snowboarder or cross country skier. Or maybe you’ve yet to try one of these fun

Create Timeless Memories this Winter in West Virginia

Home to endless adventures, wintertime in West Virginia is full of memory making experiences. Whether you want to head outside

Start Your Year Off on the Right Foot With A First Day Hike

Celebrate the New Year by going outside. State parks around West Virginia are offering free, guided hikes on Jan. 1

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

Don’t Miss These Almost Heaven Winter Views

West Virginia covered in a blanket of fresh snow is truly Almost Heaven. These spots are perfect for scenic winter

Get Warm in These 5 Cozy Cabins for the Holidays

Thanksgiving, Christmas and every holiday in between are best spent in the comfort of a West Virginia cabin with loved

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,

Find Places To Go Whether Leaves or Snow in Almost Heaven

The air is getting cooler. The days are getting shorter. But the stunning views in Almost Heaven remain the same.

Bring Out Your Warm Blankets, Its Cozy Cabin Season in Almost Heaven

Warm, cozy cabin getaways are just around the corner in Almost Heaven. From luxury log cabins to secluded, scenic retreats,

Scenic Spots to Visit This Fall in Almost Heaven

The majestic mountains of West Virginia transform into a vibrant masterpiece each fall as temperatures drop and the leaves begin

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

One-Of-A-Kind Fall Adventures Await in Almost Heaven

Fall has finally arrived in Almost Heaven, and the season has brought crisp, cool air, beautiful fall foliage and amazing

Fantastic Fall Camping in Almost Heaven

This fall, experience the magic of West Virginia with a camping trip in the mountains. Countless state parks and camp

Halloween in Almost Heaven

Are you all about sweet treats, fun costumes and cute pumpkin decorations? Or, are you ready to get scared, watch

Don’t Miss Out on Gauley Season

Gauley Season is 23 days of the best whitewater in the world – all right here in Almost Heaven. Scheduled

Scenic Drives to Experience This Fall in Almost Heaven

The stage is set, and the awe-inspiring fall foliage of West Virginia is ready to put on a show. Vibrant

So What Is West Virginia’s 5th Season?

23 days of intense whitewater usher in the world’s most avid explorers each September and October, beginning this past weekend,

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

Explore The Most Instagrammable Fall Views in West Virginia

Train rides, hikes leading to breathtaking landscapes and spectacular scenic drives. The best place to take in the hills ablaze

Get Lost in a Corn Maze & Pick Pumpkins this Fall in Almost Heaven

Pumpkin patches. Corn mazes. Family fun and more. Fall is the time to visit local farms and explore activities for