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New app gives visitors self-guided tours of Paint Creek Scenic Byway
F. BRIAN FERGUSON | Gazette-Mail
New app gives visitors self-guided tours of Paint Creek Scenic Byway

BECKLEY — A 44-mile-long scenic corridor sprinkled with historic points of interest as well as places to fish for trout, ride bikes, view wildlife and paddle kayaks weaves its way over, under and alongside the West...

New app gives visitors self-guided tours of Paint Creek Scenic Byway
New app gives visitors self-guided tours of Paint Creek Scenic Byway

BECKLEY — A 44-mile-long scenic corridor sprinkled with historic points of interest as well as places to fish for trout, ride bikes, view wildlife and paddle kayaks weaves its way over, under and alongside the West...

WV Travel Team: Explore Chattanooga’s storied past, colorful present
WV Travel Team: Explore Chattanooga’s storied past, colorful present

Chattanooga may well be best known for the “Choo-Choo” ditty that’s easily stuck in your head. While the historic hotel by the same name is an attraction in the Scenic City, it’s only the beginning of what this 143-square-...

Greenbrier Valley makes an ideal outdoor destination
Greenbrier Valley makes an ideal outdoor destination

The Greenbrier Valley is quickly becoming an outdoor destination, especially for the budding athlete. Its namesake river is ideal for first time kayakers or a canoe ride with kids in tow (literally.) The area’s most popular running and hiking...

WV Travel Team: Running with a scenic WV view
WV Travel Team: Running with a scenic WV view

Running’s not just for pavement anymore.

Hit the trails and experience the beauty of West Virginia woods and farmland on these popular trail races:

Top 7 getaway destinations in Tucker County
Top 7 getaway destinations in Tucker County

DAVIS — In case you haven’t checked it out lately, Tucker County has some great places to escape: high-mountain paradise, uplifting breezes and spectacular natural features that leave visitors elevated and...

Public-private partnership funds Stonewall Resort cottage development
Public-private partnership funds Stonewall Resort cottage development

WESTON — Budget cuts and funding uncertainty have placed many West Virginia state parks in survival, rather than expansion, mode. But Lewis County's Stonewall Resort State Park has opened the first of what could be 20 new luxury cottages in a...

Seven under-the-radar family travel destinations
Seven under-the-radar family travel destinations

The most common reaction we get when people learn about our family’s year-long trek around the country living in a travel trailer is, “So what was your favorite place?” It’s not that it’s an unreasonable question,...

WV Travel Team: Jekyll Island a millionaire’s getaway made affordable
WV Travel Team: Jekyll Island a millionaire’s getaway made affordable

It was easy to imagine we were rich and chic as we flew our small plane onto the Jekyll Island airstrip and hopped into an incredibly cute Red Bug electric car to tool around the island.

WV Travel Team: Rocky Mountaineer train serves your senses and spirit
WV Travel Team: Rocky Mountaineer train serves your senses and spirit

Looking for a new kind of adventure? Get on board with Rocky Mountaineer, a privately owned luxury tourist train company that offers unbelievable vistas and impeccable service through Western Canada. The only thing challenging about this adventure is...

Picture Perfect: Miami’s Wynwood art district ready for its close-up
Picture Perfect: Miami’s Wynwood art district ready for its close-up

MIAMI — Charleston’s art aficionados — the folks who patronize local galleries, enjoy the downtown ArtWalk and take in all the exhibitions at the Clay Center — have helped put this city...

WV Travel Team: Eight high-end boutiques to shop for country elegance
WV Travel Team: Eight high-end boutiques to shop for country elegance

Give your style a dash of Southern sophistication with West Virginia’s finest fashions.

Plenty of big-city excitement awaits Mountaineer fans in NYC
Plenty of big-city excitement awaits Mountaineer fans in NYC

To kick off the start of March Madness for West Virginia University basketball fans, No. 3 seed West Virginia will take on No. 14 seed Stephen F. Austin on Friday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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