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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. September 16, 2014
    ADVENTURE ADVISORY: Sept. 18-28

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by the West Virginia Division of Tourism, highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are...

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  2. September 2, 2014
    “GO OUTSIDE AND PLAY” ON WEST VIRGINIA’S WHITEWATER RIVERS

    W.Va. Division of Tourism to host rafting adventure on New River Sept. 3; Gauley Season to begin Sept. 5 CHARLESTON, West Virginia (September 2, 2014) – The West Virginia Division of...

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  3. August 21, 2014
    ADVENTURE ADVISORY: Sept. 1-14

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by the West Virginia Division of Tourism, highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted...

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  4. August 15, 2014
    "Go Outside and Play" Campaign Continues With State Fair Challenge

    Snap a selfie with Commissioner Goodwin and post to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #GoOutsideAndPlay, #SFWV2014 to collect a prize CHARLESTON, West Virginia (August 14, 2014) – The West...

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  5. August 14, 2014
    2014 Governor's Conference on Tourism to "Turn It Up" in the Capital City

    “Stars of the Industry” to be announced during the conference CHARLESTON, W.Va. (August 14, 2014)– The West Virginia Division of Tourism, in collaboration with the West Virginia Association of...

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  6. 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...

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  7. July 30, 2014
    West Virginia Division of Tourism Kicks Off ‘Go Outside and Play’ Campaign at Coopers Rock State Forest

    New tourism campaign targets unique activities throughout state CHARLESTON, West Virginia (July 30, 2014) – The West Virginia Division of Tourism kicks off its “Go Outside and Play: Wild Wonderful...

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  8. July 23, 2014
    Two state parks long-distance rail trails attract hikers and bikers

    The Greenbrier River Trail is popular with bikers and hikers. Photo Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.     SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – The North Bend Rail...

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  9. 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...

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  10. July 8, 2014
    Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Course at Cacapon Resort a Great Golf Drive

                BERKELEY SPRINGS, West Virginia – Golfers at all levels enjoy the many great golf courses available in West Virginia state parks, but the Robert Trent...

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  11. July 7, 2014
    Moth Night on Blennerhassett Island, Sunday July 27

                PARKERSBURG, West Virginia –The Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter of the West Virginia Master Naturalist program, in conjunction with...

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  12. 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, ...

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