Appalachian Stories

From Grandma’s reciepes to great hiking trails to scary stories to tell at the campfire, you’ll find it all right here as you explore mountain life.

Fun Things To Do
Virginia’s Triple Crown of Hiking

Virginia’s Triple Crown of Hiking

In Southwest Virginia sits the Triple Crown of Virginia. Explore the Quartzite rock formations of Dragon’s Tooth, experience the breathtaking panoramic view of McAfee Knob, and challenge yourself to a 7.7-mile long hike through Tinker Mountain on the Tinker Cliffs.

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5th Generation Milroy Farms Keeps Maple Syrup Local

5th Generation Milroy Farms Keeps Maple Syrup Local

When people think of maple syrup, most think of New England or specifically Vermont and with good reason. For a couple hundred or more years, those areas have been producing most of the maple syrup here in the good old USA. However, there’s another state that produces large quantities of some of the best maple syrup you ever poured over a pancake. That state is Pennsylvania. As a matter of fact, Pennsylvania is at least the number six producer of syrup in the US and gaining.

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Romantic Getaways for Valentine’s Day

Romantic Getaways for Valentine’s Day

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.

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Oglebay’s Festival of Lights

Oglebay’s Festival of Lights

Each November the Oglebay Resort in Wheeling is transformed into a winter wonderland. The Oglebay Festival of Lights begins on November 9th and runs through January 1st. People drive hundreds of miles to enjoy this festive and beautiful event.

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Butterfly Angels: The McKinley Anne Foundation

Butterfly Angels: The McKinley Anne Foundation

Butterfly Angels Foundation helps those who are grieving over lost children and will be hosting an annual event to raise money for the cause.
Butterfly Angels: The McKinley Anne Foundation is dedicated to helping others during the grieving period of losing a child. They will be hosting Christmas at the Barn this year in Appalachia to raise money for the foundation.

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