Welcome to the West Virginia Explorer, your guide to travel and history in the Mountain State since 1999. Use the explorer to plan your vacation or discover more about the state's marvelous attractions and opportunities for recreation as well as its delightful communities, world-class lodging, and unmatched real estate, including properties that are among the most affordable in the U.S.
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West Virginia Ramp Dinners & Festivals
After a long winter, settlers in West Virginia hungrily welcomed the appearance of the wild leek or ramp, one of the first edible plants...