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Destination: Appalachian Highlands

The Best Places in West Virginia

Sunny Morton - September 21, 2010

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Grist Mill at Babcock State Park.

Years ago, singer John Denver serenaded the state of West Virginia: its misty mountains, green river valleys, and winding country roads. Things haven’t changed in the Mountain State. West Virginia is still a heavenly getaway of breathtaking views, outdoor adventure, and down-home comforts. Before long, you’ll be humming it, too: “Almost heaven, West Virginia!”

If you asked for a hundred people’s favorite vacation moment in West Virginia, you would get a hundred different answers. They’ll all praise the breathtaking miles of green-carpeted Appalachian highland views. Some will animatedly describe an unforgettable white-water rafting trip. A few will sigh about that peaceful cabin retreat. But no two answers will be the same.

That’s because there’s something new to explore around every bend—and West Virginia has a lot of bends! Tucked in the folds of rippling mountain ridges and mist-cloaked highways are adventures to suit every taste.

So grab your binoculars and a comfortable pair of shoes and head for the Mountain State. Just inland of Virginia, it’s an easy drive for Easterners—and worth the trip for anyone else.

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