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New River-Greenbrier Valley

These two great rivers set the scene for awesome outdoor adventures, wonderful driving tours and four season activities.
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Hatfield-McCoy Mountains
This dramatic landscape takes its name from two families who fought a bitter feud, but the traditions of strength and valor reach further back...
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Mountain Lakes
The heart of the Mountain State is a place of large lakes and small towns, dense forests and deep historic roots.
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Metro Valley
Imagine city life without all those issues that make you want to get away - the traffic, the hectic pace, and the crowds...
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Mountaineer Country
Mountaineers are independent, resourceful and courageous.  Mountaineers live life with gusto.
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Eastern Panhandle
Beginning in 1748, when he was a teenaged surveyor, George Washington spent a lot of time in what is now West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle.
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Potomac Highlands
Check out a state map, and you'll notice a large green swath along the eastern central portion of West Virginia.
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Northern Panhandle
Historically and geographically, the Northern Panhandle has been an important point of confluence, almost a magical place.
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Mid-Ohio Valley
Drift a placid lake in a rowboat - or roll along the wide Ohio River on an authentic sternwheeler...
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Top 10 Reasons to Come Home!

Inc., Forbes, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and Where to Retire list West Virginia cities among the country’s best places for business and living.

We’re within overnight trucking distance of more than half of the U.S. population – and a third of the Canadian population.

Business costs are 13 percent below the U.S. average.

The state has attracted $8.2 billion in new investment and almost 23,000 new jobs since 2005.

Investments from 23 countries employ 22,000 West Virginians. Meanwhile, we exported $3.97 billion in 2007.

Living costs are 4.5 percent below the U.S. average.

The state has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.

Low property taxes help West Virginia lead the nation in home ownership.

Eleven million overnight leisure travelers visited the Mountain State last year.

West Virginia’s 50 state parks and forests offer more than 800 miles of hiking trails and 5,000 acres of fishing waters.