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Discover West Virginia 2011 Special Issue



Gov. Earl Ray TomblinThere is no better way to learn about West Virginia than to get out and travel.

This special issue of Wonderful West Virginia magazine offers themed itineraries – some for those traveling with kids and others for people whose tastes range from high adventure to high art. Whether you want to enjoy one of our state’s historic main street shopping districts, savor the local foods or check out unique science and energy museums, this issue has something for everyone.

Visitors from near and far have taken notice of the flourishing opportunities in West Virginia. Recently, Budget Travel called Lewisburg America’s Coolest Small Town. Morgantown is on Forbes’ list for the Best Small Places for Business and Careers.

Located within 500 miles of half of the U.S. population and a third of Canada’s, the Mountain State offers diverse cultural experiences and world-class outdoor recreation activities that are both accessible and affordable. Travelers spend about $12 million dollars each day, supporting 44,000 jobs in our state’s thriving service and hospitality sectors – providing new entrepreneurial opportunities in a place that’s green and growing.

So, join us for a weekend or a lifetime. Discover West Virginia.

Signed Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin


High Adventure for Beginners
Main Street Attractions 
American Civil War 150th Anniversary Tour 
Power Trips: Mountain State Energy Tour
Art Sparks 
High-Tech Family Fun Tour 
Easy Being Green in West Virginia 

Wonderful West Virginia magazine

Wonderful West Virginia is the premier magazine about the Mountain State, published monthly by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.

Here, you can sample the many beautiful photographs and interesting articles about West Virginia that are featured in every full-color issue, available at newstands or by subscriptions.

Subscriptions are two years for $36, and one year for $18. Gift subscriptions are available. Call 1-800-CALL-WVA or subscribe online to order today.

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View a PDF of the 2011 Discover West Virginia issue.