Considered to be the "outdoor recreation capital of the East," the Mountain State is an amazing natural playground. With forest covering 80 percent of the state, West Virginia is a perfect place to enjoy the outdoors, boasting endless opportunities for skiing, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, hiking, caving, horseback riding, golf, hunting and fishing, and many excellent state and national parks to explore.
Your guests will love experiencing West Virginia's fascinating history through unique events like Civil War re-enactments and sites like historic homes, battlefields, cemeteries and railroad stations. Visit a museum, art galleries, performing arts events, and the symphony all at the state-of-the-art Clay Center for the Arts in Charleston.
Enjoy everything from home style Southern cooking to first-class dining, bathing in natural hot springs, or learning about West Virginia's rich history of glass-making and other crafts.
From rustic mountainside lodges to five-star resorts, the Mountain State is well-equipped to accommodate everything from corporate retreats to family reunions. Whatever you choose, West Virginia is certain to have something special to delight every guest on your list.
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