Take your family on vacation to the beautiful, mountainous state of West Virginia, which offers numerous fun vacation spots all over the state all year round, for couples and families alike. Browse these sites below and book your WV summer vacation!

In Greater Parkersburg, you can ride the “Island Belle” sternwheeler down the Ohio River and into the past as you visit beautiful Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. Immerse yourself in the fairytale story of Irish aristocrats Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett, and their fabulous mansion that was known to some as “Eden on the River.” Learn about how that mysterious serpent, Hamilton’s slayer – Aaron Burr, came to visit, bringing intrigue and disaster.
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Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia with its unique retail concept and extraordinary food fare started out as a simple vision to promote the Mountain State. It consists of a retail store, working studios for resident artisans, a fine art [...]

– Mannington’s Old-Fashioned 4th Hog Call Contest – 16 & under
– Tin Can Body Bowling – adults & children
– White Trash bag Relay Race – kids
– Armpit Serenade (Merican Idol) – 16 & under
– Cake walk
– Antique engine display
– Cornhole tournament
– sky lantern ceremony
– Fairview’s celebration parade @ 10am
– Community Band, FSU Academy for the Arts  guest speaker Mr. Jim Slade, music from Kingdom Calling, Kennedy Barn String Band and Jenna Won’t Sing
– fireworks @ 10 pm
– FairmontsS Red, white & BOOM!
– Mama Corn, 4:15 pm.
– The Marshall Lowry Band, 5:30 pm.
– Katie Ohh (from NBC’s “And the Winner Is”), 7 pm.
– American Idol Josh Gracin, 8:30 pm.
– Fireworks, 10 pm.

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You have an event, a vacation, a weekend getaway or a business retreat coming up and you want something new, a bit out of the way, but with plenty to do. Shhhh. Have we got a recommendation for you!  It’s Summersville, WV, in the south-central part of the state, 87 miles east of the capital of Charleston.

Here’s what you get in Summersville:

The largest clear-water lake in the state, Summersville Lake with 60 miles of shoreline and almost 2800 acres of water and 20-45 feet visibility;

– Boating, kayaking, jet skiing, fishing  and scuba diving on Summersville Lake—visit Sarge’s Dive Shop and the Summersville Marina for rentals;

– Hiking and biking trails with opportunities to see beautiful foliage, wildlife and even a places for picnics;

– Challenging rock climbing and rappelling offering breathtaking scenery;

– Relax and swim at the manmade beach at Summersville Lake;

– Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State park—the site of a [...]

Quality Inn New River Gorge in Fayetteville, WV is the perfect place to stay in the state. Our pool, lighted basketball and tennis courts and laundry facilities are just a bit of what you’ll find when you stay with us, right in the heart of the New River Gorge. Our hotel has been remodeled to offer guests the comforts of home and your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed.

The New River Gorge is an outdoor playground and it’s right on our doorstep. White water rafting, off road ATV tours, mountain biking, rock climbing and horseback riding are just a few of the fun things to do. We’re minutes away from the New River Gorge Bridge and the Canyon Rim visitor’s center, the gateway to the park.

Come for a visit and see why the Quality Inn New River Gorge is a traveler’s favorite.

 

 

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Board an authentic sternwheeler and travel down the Ohio River to discover the romance and intrigue of Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. Play outdoors with superb recreational opportunities at North Bend State Park. The area’s rich heritage, much of it involving oil and gas, is faithfully retold at the Oil & Gas Museum. Experience our unique shops that abound with distinctive treasures and creations by local artisans. Enjoy a vast array of festivals, cultural and entertainment venues. All that’s missing is you!

We invite you to escape to Greater Parkersburg, West Virginia for a relaxing and memorable getaway.

www.GreaterParkersburg.com

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You have an event, a vacation, a weekend getaway or a business retreat coming up and you want something new, a bit out of the way, but with plenty to do. Shhhh. Have we got a recommendation for you!

It’s Summersville, WV, in the south-central part of the state, 87 miles east of the capital of Charleston. Here’s what you get in Summersville:

  • – The largest clear-water lake in the state, Summersville Lake with 60 miles of shoreline and almost 2800 acres of water and 20-45 feet visibility
  • – Boating, kayaking, jet skiing, fishing and scuba diving on Summersville Lake: visit Sarge’s Dive Shop and the Summersville Marina for rentals

 

  • Hiking and biking trails with opportunities to see beautiful foliage, wildlife and even places for picnics
  • Challenging rock climbing and rappelling offering breathtaking scenery
  • Relax and swim at the manmade [...]

Greenbrier County, West Virginia offers scenic views throughout the year, whether you prefer mountain vistas, woodland beauty or the charm of a country drive.

Dining in the Greenbrier Valley offers tastes to please a broad range of palettes including neighborhood bar and grills, pizzeria, Mexican, Italian and Southern home style cooking.

Shop the Greenbrier Valley for antiques, culinary treats, eclectic clothing, handmade crafts and more.

Greenbrier County offers accommodations ranging from rustic campgrounds, charming bed and breakfasts to hotels, motels and elegant resorts. You can expect to find true Southern hospitality at our lodging properties.

A full schedule of activities takes place year round from parades to musical performances to food festivals.

Greenbrier County Convention & Visitors Bureau
200 W. Washington Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
866-900-0842
www.greenbrierwv.com

Canaan Valley Resort State Park in Davis, WV offers an exciting array of winter activities for the outdoor enthusiasts including downhill skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and ice skating. Cross-country and snowshoeing enthusiasts can take advantage of 30km of hiking trails located within the park grounds.

Canaan Valley Resort includes 160 NEW guest rooms and suites, new atrium style lobby, renovated main lodge, 23-cabins and cottage rentals, 34-campsites, a variety of dining options, conference/banquet facilities and indoor pool/fitness center.

Located in the highest mountain-valley east of the Rocky Mountains, Canaan Valley Resort’s ski area includes 43 trails, 3 lifts, 1 magic carpet and a terrain park. The resort offers great beginner and intermediate terrain, perfect for those that want to learn to ski or board. Newly added is Critters Crawl, a dedicated beginners’ instruction trail complete with a magic carpet.

The resort also features a1200 foot [...]

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