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Welcome to the Communities News Directory at West Virginia Explorer. Be sure to visit our Communities Travel Guide for information about communities in West Virginia.

"Trees of Our Heritage" on display at Blennerhassett Museum

It’s beginning to look like Christmas at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History in Parkersburg, with the annual “Trees of Our Heritage” display underway through Dec. 23, 2018.
It’s beginning to look like Christmas at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History in Parkersburg, West Virginia, where the “Trees of Our Heritage” display...

Use caution driving Oct.-Dec. in W.Va. to avoid deer collisions

Deer crossing rural road in West Virginia
WVExplorer Magazine and the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources are urging motorists in West Virginia to use caution while driving in autumn when vehicle...

Autumn already underway in West Virginia's Canaan Valley

Visitors to Canaan Valley are invariably struck by the early arrival of autumn.
Few better places from which to enjoy the approach of autumn exist than the Canaan Valley, perched high in the Alleghenies of eastern West...

Berkeley Springs among Sibray's list of top day-trip destinations

Waders soak in a pools a Berkeley Springs State Park in Bath, West Virginia.
Of all the wondrous healing springs in West Virginia, no other enjoys quite the pedigree that Berkeley Springs can claim. History, scenery, and hospitality...

Governor touts increase in West Virginia hotel occupancy

Inn at Glade Springs Resort
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice today unveiled data that shows a 16.1 percent increase in state hotel occupancy. Combined with a robust average room...

Save while traveling to West Virginia: How to do it!

Travel in West Virginia can be managed on a budget.
Vacations are nice, and everyone should have one once in a while to rest and recuperate. However, it can get expensive, and it can...

Input sought on boating, rafting, New River, Cabwaylingo

Bluestone Lake on New River extends into the mountains near the Virginia border.
The W.Va. Division of Natural Resources is seeking public comments on proposed and modified rules that concern boating, permitting rentals on the New River,...

W.Va. launches "Almost Heaven" sticker campaign

The West Virginia Tourism Office's 2018 campaign for the state’s birthday features "Almost Heaven" stickers to be featured in social media posts.
The West Virginia Tourism Office today unleashed a new 2018 campaign for the state’s birthday June 20 featuring exclusive "Almost Heaven" stickers that can...

Longhorned tick confirmed in W.Va.'s eastern panhandle

Longhorned ticks confirmed in Hardy County, W.Va.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of the Longhorned tick in Hardy County in eastern West Virginia, according to the W.Va....

Agencies, farmers markets to present state park dinners

Farm on Jordan Run Road, Grant County, Rick Burgess, Potomac Branches Region
Three state agencies have partnered with the W.Va. Farmers Market Association to host eight farm-to-table dinners in West Virginia state parks. Each will take...

New fund offsets cost for development of historic properties

A new statewide fund has been established to offset development costs for owners of historic properties in West Virginia. The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia...

St. Albans wildflower hike includes multiple programs

A trillium blossoms at St. Albans City Park
Participants in the fifth annual wildflower walk April 7 at Saint Albans City Park in Saint Albans, West Virginia, are invited to join in...

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