2014 West Virginia Governor’s Conference
on Tourism
Charleston Marriott Town Center
September 22 - 24, 2014

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    August 23, 1958: On this date in 1958 the Board of the C&O Railway (now CSX) approved construction of the...

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Fall color planning Fall color planning
Mother Nature puts on a colorful show in hues of red, orange, and yellow. It's a great time for a road trip to experience the great outdoors. Plan your leaf peeping trip this fall in West Virginia’s mountains.


Extreme Adventure Extreme adventure
Climb the Iron Way or take a canopy tour at Nelson Rocks and take in the stunning scenery from breathtaking heights. Or experience whitewater by kayak on the New or Gauley River. It’s a great option for people who love rafting but want a new challenge.


Zip lines Zip lines
Step off a cliff and soar through the treetops on a thrilling journey you’ll never forget! Zip lining offers views of the New River Gorge it’s impossible to see anywhere else. Enjoy the exhilaration of zipping over the Gorge in full view of rafters in the river below.


Bridge Walks Bridge Walk
Stop on a sky bridge to quietly observe wildlife from a bird’s-eye view. It’s an adrenaline-packed adventure for the whole family! For a slower pace but heart-stopping scenery, walk 1.5 miles across the gorge on a catwalk below the New River Gorge Bridge while traffic goes by overhead!


Agri-tourism Agritourism
If you’re looking for a little local fun, come sip, taste, relax and explore. There’s plenty to fill a weekend getaway or weeklong vacation. Plan your agri-adventure at one of West Virginia’s “pick your own” farms and orchards for fruits, vegetables, and pumpkins.


Beverages Beverages
West Virginia’s cool, sunny climate makes the state a good host for a variety of vineyards. Several types of grapes thrive in the rich soil and mountain water. Tour a winery, enjoy the beautiful vineyards and learn about West Virginia wine-making. For a drink best enjoyed one slow sip at a time, visit a distillery that uses state-of-the-art equipment along with mountain air, natural waters, and ideal temperatures.

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