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Scenic expressway leading D.C. tourists into Tucker County

Visitors from world-over are visiting Tucker County, here at Lindy Point.
Approaching completion, the new U.S. Route 48 expressway is dramatically changing tourism in the Tucker County highlands. Now a drive of fewer than three hours...

W.Va. tourism outpaces national growth by 58 percent

A paddler in an inflatable kayak challenges the Dries of the New River.
Governor Jim Justice announced today that West Virginia’s tourism industry grew for the second consecutive year in 2018. The two-year growth trend reverses years...

W.Va. tourism commercials win top national award

The West Virginia Tourism Office’s new television commercials took the industry’s top honor at the U.S. Travel Association’s Mercury Awards on Aug. 20, 2019.
The West Virginia Tourism Office’s new television commercials took the industry’s top honor at the U.S. Travel Association’s Mercury Awards on Aug. 20, according...

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...

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