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Tourism Media Adventure Advisory
  1. August 12, 2014
    Tourism Adventure Media Advisory Aug. 18-31

    The West Virginia Division of Tourism produces this media advisory with the help of other agencies and tourism businesses across the Mountain State. If you are an event organizer or promoter and would like to submit an event to our calendar at www.gotowv.com, send email to Tourism.Listings@wv.gov. Aug. 21-23: Camp Barefoot 8 Music and Art Festival, Bartow 800-336-7009 http://www.campbarefoot.org/...

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  2. July 9, 2014
    Tourism Adventure Media Advisory July 21 – Aug. 3

    Jackson County Junior Fair: July 21-26, Cottageville Located at the Fairgrounds near Cottageville, the Jackson County Junior Fair is one of West Virginia's largest and well attended county fairs. Make your plans today and enjoy entertainment for the whole family -- featuring farm fresh produce, outstanding food, carnival rides, ATV races, truck and tractor pulls, horse shows, live...

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  3. June 27, 2014
    Tourism Adventure Media Advisory July 7-20

    Pioneer Days: July 9-13, Marlinton Music, games, and demonstrations highlight the event that many come “back home” to celebrate. Attractions and activities will include: craft and quilt show, food vendors, carnival, flea market, horseshoe pitching, parades, youth events, contests, demonstrations, antique car show, Saturday pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. – 11 a.m., truck and tractor pull,...

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News Releases
  1. May 15, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: Outdoor Fun

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted...

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  2. May 12, 2015
    Harpers Ferry National Historical Park a Contender for Best Historic Southern Attraction in USA Today 10Best Poll

    Vote online until May 25, 2015 (Harpers Ferry) CHARLESTON, West Virginia (May 12, 2015) – Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is one of 20 finalists competing for a spot as Best Historic ...

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  3. May 12, 2015
    Gov. Tomblin, Legislators, GoToWV, Craft Brewers, Tourism Partners Celebrate Growing Travel & Tourism Industry

    Highlight SB 273 and 581 Gov. Tomblin signs SB 273 and SB 581 during ceremony at the State Capitol this afternoon. (photo courtesy of the Governor’s Office) CHARLESTON, West Virginia...

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  4. May 11, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: Making May Memories

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted...

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  5. May 6, 2015
    WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA CELEBRATES NATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM WEEK

    GoToWV Team encourages individuals to join the celebration with #NTTW2015 & #GoToWV CHARLESTON, West Virginia (May 5, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia celebrates National Travel and...

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  6. April 23, 2015
    Tourism Industry Projects to Receive $1.19 Million in Matching Funds to Attract Visitors to the State

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia tourism industry projects totaling more than $2.6 million have been approved by the West Virginia Tourism Commission to receive $1.19 million in matching funds...

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  7. April 17, 2015
    WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA HOSTS “GO OUTSIDE AND DIG RAMPS”

    Activities include ramp dig and cooking demonstration CHARLESTON, West Virginia (April 16, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia today hosted “Go Outside and Dig Ramps.” The day’s activities...

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  8. April 16, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: May Days

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted...

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  9. April 9, 2015
    Oglebay Resort and Conference Center to Host 2015 West Virginia Governor's Conference on Tourism

    Event set for October 26-28, 2015 CHARLESTON, West Virginia (April 9, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia today announced Oglebay Resort and Conference Center has been selected to host the 2015...

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  10. April 6, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Hosts “Go Out and See a Show” at American Mountain Theater in Ekins

    April 3 event marks season opening for music and comedy variety show ELKINS, West Virginia (April 3, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia celebrated the April 3 season opening of American...

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  11. April 2, 2015
    Endless Wall Trail in New River Gorge Voted #1 in USA Today's Readers’ Choice Contest for Best National Park Hike

    10Best park hikes to be featured in USA Today’s April 3 print and online editions CHARLESTON, West Virginia (April 2, 2015) – The Endless Wall Trail in the New River Gorge National River...

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  12. April 1, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: April Adventures

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted...

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  13. March 26, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Launches New Spring TV Ad Campaign During Sweet 16 WVU-KY Game

    @GoToWV one of the first Twitter users to beta test promoted videos   AD SPOT: http://bit.ly/1xCvcJU CHARLESTON, West Virginia (March 26, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia will launch...

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  14. March 16, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: April Festivities

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted...

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  15. March 11, 2015
    WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA TO BUILD BRAXTON COUNTY MONSTER FOR CANSTRUCTION COMPETITION

    Build day April 11, 2015 during West Virginia Home Show at Charleston Civic Center CHARLESTON, West Virginia (March 11, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV) will “canstruct” the Braxton...

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  16. March 9, 2015
    ENDLESS WALL TRAIL IN NEW RIVER GORGE A CONTENDER FOR USA TODAY TOP 10 BEST NATIONAL PARK HIKES

    Vote online until March 30, 2015 CHARLESTON, West Virginia (March 9, 2015) – The Endless Wall Trail in the New River Gorge National River recreation area is one of 20 finalists for Best...

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  17. March 9, 2015
    WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA AND MOUNTAIN STAGE ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO PROMOTE MOUNTAIN MUSIC TRAIL

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia (March 8, 2014) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV) and Mountain Stage, a production of West Virginia Public Broadcasting, announced a partnership to promote the...

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  18. March 4, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: Spring Into Spring

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted...

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