Friday, September 20, 2019


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Help us build 2017 guide to W.Va. ramp feasts

Fresh, cleaned W.Va. Ramps
Do you have a favorite West Virginia ramp feast you'd like to share with the public? We'd like to hear from you. Now in its fourth...

Oak Hill antiques shop increases business with move next door

J&J Antiques, Oak Hill, W.Va.
Increased storefront space and a growing demand for antiques more than doubled traffic through an Oak Hill antiques store over the past year. Jack Kelley,...

Daytripper helps launch waterfalls directory

Brush Creek Falls near Pipestem
Daytripper magazine has agreed to sponsor the launch of a new directory of waterfalls at WVExplorer.com. The magazine based in Lewisburg, W.Va., will help provide...

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Chapel at Rippling Waters Campground
Sponsoring a page at WVExplorer.com is a great way to recognize a friend or loved one while sharing your love for the Mountain State....

Vagabond chef finds fertile ground in upper Ohio Valley

WHEELING, W.Va. -- After years spent in cafes and kitchens across the West, blogging chef Matthew Welsch has returned to his native Ohio Valley,...

Dublin Irish Festival 2014

Map of Dublin Irish Festival 2014
Every year for more than a decade West Virginia Explorer contributor Blair Frier has documented the Dublin Irish Festival in Dublin, Ohio, through exceptional...

New designation for Mon’ forest announced

Afternoon at Dolly Sods Wilderness, Monongahela National Forest, National Parks
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia state forester Randy Dye today praised a new federal designation for the Monongahela National Forest designed to allow the...

Disc-golf course opens at Wine Cellar Park in Dunbar

Caveman eyes the eighth basket, Wine Cellars Park
DUNBAR, W.Va. -- More than 40 Frisbee enthusiasts helped inaugurate the new disc-golf course at Wine Cellar Park today on the first leg of...

Rhubarb on the menu at historic Capon Springs

Rhubarb pie served at Capon Springs & Farms
Late May is rhubarb season in the Cacapon Valley, and the kitchen staff at Capon Springs & Farms, a resort that specializes in tradition,...

“Mansion by Candlelight” tour wins Top 20 event award

Blennerhassett Mansion, Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park
The Southeast Tourism Society has named the annual “Mansion by Candlelight” tour hosted at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park near Parkersburg, West Virginia, as...

W.Va. Wildlife Center welcomes new baby bison

New bison calf at W.Va. Wildlife Center
The newest resident of the West Virginia Wildlife Center at French Creek is accepting visitors. Born May 2, the female bison, who's name has...

New River Gorge resort unveils new festival ground

Map showing new ACE Festival Ground
FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. -- Set to open with an inaugural concert June 6-7, the new 12,500-capacity festival ground at ACE Adventure Resort has been designed...

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