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WV Travel Team: Counting on Airline fees
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WV Travel Team: Counting on Airline fees

West Virginia’s Senator Jay Rockefeller, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Transportation, formally called for response from the airlines in August.

His demand: Disclose how you inform customers about extra fees that are added to the...

WV Travel Team: The Homestead is a water world
WV Travel Team: The Homestead is a water world

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The most encompassing experience in the centuries-old quest to “take the waters” is just over the state line in the mountains of Virginia along the edge of George Washington National Forest.

Fortunately...

Delta adds larger jets to Charleston-Atlanta route

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One of Delta Airlines’ four daily round-trip flights to Atlanta from Charleston’s Yeager Airport will be upgraded to provide additional seating, more legroom and a first-class cabin option.

Starting Sept. ...

WV Travel Team: Every weekend is a celebration in Cincinnati
WV Travel Team: Every weekend is a celebration in Cincinnati

Looking for a quick trip out of town this fall? Cincinnati offers a lot of fun for families and couples, delicious food and great fall festivals.

Only 3½ hours and 200 miles from Charleston, the Cincinnati area may be the escape you need...

WV Travel Team: B&Bs follow farm-to-table trail
WV Travel Team: B&Bs follow farm-to-table trail

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — At bed and breakfasts and inns all across West Virginia, it’s all about farm fresh and local — to enhance each guest’s culinary experience, contribute to West Virginia’s culinary landscape,...

Kilt, castle and kiss: Dream wedding in Scotland
Kilt, castle and kiss: Dream wedding in Scotland

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Most weddings symbolize the end of one journey and the beginning of another.

For Charles “Chad” Scott and Anna Dingess Scott, there was one more trip to be considered: from Charleston, where they live, to ...

Music guides womanSong chorus on tour of Italy
Music guides womanSong chorus on tour of Italy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — What do you do when you find yourself in a foreign land where you don’t speak their language, and they don’t speak yours?

Never mind those frantic scribbles that are supposed to resemble a hotel, a...

WV Travel Team: Celebrate the fall of the wall
WV Travel Team: Celebrate the fall of the wall

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — On Nov. 9, 1989, international news media began broadcasting images of German citizens demolishing the Berlin Wall, the stark symbol of Cold War dissent that stood for 28 years.

One of the most important events of the...

Writer’s retreat aims to rewrite W.Va. narrative
Writer’s retreat aims to rewrite W.Va. narrative

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When Charleston natives Amy McLaughlin and her husband, Shawn Means, decided to renovate a historic building in downtown Fayetteville last year — and turn it into four deluxe vacation rental properties named Lafayette ...

WV Travel Team: Blue Ridge spa tour reaches Pa.
WV Travel Team: Blue Ridge spa tour reaches Pa.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For more than a century, fashionable society were at their leisure while they “took the waters” for their health, making summer-long pilgrimages to a string of resorts that lined the edge of the Blue Ridge. The ...

WV Travel Team: A summer weekend in Chicago
WV Travel Team: A summer weekend in Chicago

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As the summer months begin to come to a close, many of us across the area are looking for a final opportunity to get away for a long weekend. If you’re looking for a destination that provides family-friendly...

Mushroom fest is next weekend
Mushroom fest is next weekend

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If you think mushrooms come neatly sliced in rectangular containers covered with plastic wrap at the grocery store, you have a lot of learn about mushrooms. And the West Virginia Mushroom Club (yes, there really is a club...

WV Travel Team: Riverfaring in the 21st Century
WV Travel Team: Riverfaring in the 21st Century

Patricia Rice, of Morgantown, has traveled the dramatic gorges and lush vineyards of the Duoro Valley, explored the ancient cities of Lamego and Salamanca, and dined at an 11th Century Benedictine monastery in Portugal.

She has traced the...

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