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

WV Travel Team: Tall monuments, taller tales
WV Travel Team: Tall monuments, taller tales

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The quirky nature of some prominent West Virginia monuments is underlined by the occasional question of authenticity.

Generally, the world reserves its effort to create a symbol of a particular civilization to a person ...

WV Travel Team: Smoky Mountains are a hot spot
WV Travel Team: Smoky Mountains are a hot spot

The Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge destination is like no other, and one that truly offers something special to people of all ages.

It’s the ideal choice for those who are looking to satisfy a diverse group of travelers with unique interests....

WV Travel Team: Wine and dine at W.Va. B&Bs
WV Travel Team: Wine and dine at W.Va. B&Bs

Ignore the milk and cereal or cold plastic-wrapped pastries.

At West Virginia Bed and Breakfast Association inns and properties across the state, breakfasts may range from goat cheese and spinach omelets or roasted vegetable frittatas to Belgian ...

Travel Notes: June 22, 2014
Travel Notes: June 22, 2014

Bluegrass festival

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — The 34th annual Music in the Mountains Bluegrass Festival at the Summersville Music Park, on Webster Road, runs June 25-28.

The outdoor music event is dedicated...

Spring wine festival set to uncork

CRAB ORCHARD, W.Va. — The 16th annual West Virginia Spring Wine Festival is set to kick off Saturday, the first day of summer.

The festival, which begins at 11 a.m. June 21,...

Kings Island: summer fun to appeal to everyone
Kings Island: summer fun to appeal to everyone

It’s the time of year again when calendars are brought out and trips are planned. If you are coming up short on ideas but looking for an amazing summer adventure, consider Kings Island, the largest amusement and water park in the Midwest. Kings ...

Ethical travel and the case for Costa Rica
Ethical travel and the case for Costa Rica

The Costa Rican tourism boom began in the late 1980s, as the first wave of philosophically neoliberal Generation Xers reached adulthood.

With a focus on globalization and economic development, a new breed of tourist began to flood Central...

Lewisburg Home and Garden Tour is an invitation to enjoy the town’s way of life
Lewisburg Home and Garden Tour is an invitation to enjoy the town’s way of life

If touring historical and contemporary homes, viewing long-range vistas from a mountaintop, swinging on a gazebo porch swing and walking through garden arbors sounds like a pleasant way to spend a Saturday, the small town of Lewisburg may be your...

WV Travel Team: Rhode Island is a mini state with maxi fun
WV Travel Team: Rhode Island is a mini state with maxi fun

Earlier this spring, a Clay County couple celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary reported they’d visited every U.S. state but Rhode Island.

“We didn’t see any reason to go there,” she was quoted as saying.

I ...

WV Travel Team: Top picks one-tank getaways
WV Travel Team: Top picks one-tank getaways

Today we are introducing a new face for our Travel Team. Mitzi Harrison has been with AAA Travel for 34 years and now manages the Charleston area, dividing her time between Cincinnati and West Virginia. She replaces Travel Team member Christina...

WV Travel Team: Living in the pink in Bermuda
WV Travel Team: Living in the pink in Bermuda

WV Travel Team

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Half past 2 is tea time at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess, where homemade scones and pastries are served alongside piping-hot English tea presented in fine Belgian kettles.

Nearby shops offer...

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