Biking

Morgantown offers arts scene, great outdoor fun

July 25, 2017

Outdoor enthusiasts are familiar with the area around Morgantown, W.Va., with its whitewater rafting on the Cheat River and Upper Youghiogheny, biking along the 48 miles of the Mon River Trail System (which includes 8 […]

Biking

Four places to head off the beaten path in Morgantown

July 3, 2017

The mountains and valleys of West Virginia near Morgantown offer spectacular hiking opportunities: Cooper’s Rock, the Monongahela River Trail, and even the West Virginia University Arboretum in the heart of town. These scenic destinations, however, […]

Destinations

In the heart of Canaan Valley

June 8, 2017

The snow that West Virginia’s Canaan Valley is famous for may be a bit unpredictable, but the arrival of spring and summer bring a freshness to the mountain air and a multitude of opportunities to […]

Destinations

3 great ways to enjoy the Cheat River

June 7, 2017

Hold on — the rapids come quick and fast on sections of the river deep within the Cheat Canyon.  This whitewater adventure features Class III, IV, and V rapids on the spectacularly beautiful Cheat River […]

Destinations

Farm fresh at 4 Martinsburg area markets

June 4, 2017

Hunting and gathering might have been a necessity for our ancestors, but today, tracking down farm-fresh foods has never been more fun. And Berkeley County, W.Va., about 90 minutes from Baltimore and Washington, D.C., is […]

Civil War

It’s time to visit Harpers Ferry again

May 26, 2017

In 1785, Thomas Jefferson noted that “… the passage of the Patowmac through the Blue Ridge is one of the most stupendous scenes in nature.” His words ring just as true today in the place […]