Cozy up with your significant other in the quaint cabins of Virginia or Tennessee or plan a full day of activities at the well-known Greenbrier in West Virginia or the Barnsley Resort in Georgia. Take a hike and experience Appalachia and wind down the day by booking a relaxing massage or carriage ride.
Scented candles brighten a room, soothing our senses. Candles were hand crafted necessities for our ancestors, made from nature. A successful hunt, tallow and a wick once made the Appalachian art of candle making.
Candles have been used as a source of light for more than 5,000 years, yet little is known about their origin. We do know that candles played an important role in early religious ceremonies. Use of candles in ceremonies can be traced back all the way to Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, in 165 B.C.
It has long been rumored that there once was a vast network of secret tunnels under Asheville, NC. Legends of sunless bootlegger routes, abandoned subway tunnels, and hidden passages beneath the Masonic temple are hinted at by locals, bartenders, and Haunted Asheville tour guides alike.
Learn about local Appalachia UFO stories from West Virginia journalist, Kyle Lovern and how the town of Flatwoods became known as “Home of the Green Monster.” Take a UFO tour and learn about the history of Appalachia’s UFO sightings.
On February 2, Groundhog Day brings thousands of people together from all over the world to celebrate the prediction of a furry forecaster.
West Virginia is well known for being a coal state. The most common use for coal is coal-fired electricity generation. A Company in Raleigh County, West Virginia, however, is using coal in a much more creative way.
Indulge yourself with a five-course meal from Three Blacksmiths. Learn the history of how Three Blacksmiths came to be and about the uniqueness of the new restaurant.
Located in Gilbert WV, Hatfield and McCoy Moonshine Distillery uses an iconic family recipe to carry on the Appalachian tradition of distilling moonshine.
If you are craving adventure or if you want to make some new memories with your loved ones this year, look no further than West Virginia!