The 27th Annual Grainger County Tomato Festival is so Ta’mazing, its voted in America’s top 10 free festivals. July 26th through 28th, families come to Rutledge TN to experience Appalachian artists, craftsmen, and vendors. Starting in 1992, agricultural products have...
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.
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.
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.
As we all know, Appalachia is rich in heritage and culture, but did you know that it also has a celebrated Celtic heritage from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland? Celtic Culture and Appalachia Combine history with art and fantasy, and you have Appalachian...
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.
The White Gravel Mine is brought to life with thousands of lights and biblical scenes. The light display is a mile-long system of passageways within the mines.
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.
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.
Every October, just outside of Fayetteville, WV, the New River Gorge Bridge closes to traffic for six hours. Crowds of up to 80,000 gather to watch BASE jumpers fly off one of the highest arch bridges in the world and into the New River below.
This year’s Moonshiner Ball will be held on Fri, Oct 11, 2018, 10:00 AM –Sun, Oct 14, 2018, 6:00 PM. This 3-day “Moonshine Soaked” event is celebrating its 5th anniversary and is being hosted by Kentucky’s own The Blind Corn Liquor Pickers.