Category: West Virginia
Sept. 14-16, 2012 Day One Arrive in Parkersburg, WV and check into Blennerhassett Hotel or other hotel. Dinner is on your own at A Taste of Parkersburg Festival, next to the Blennerhassett Hotel or at a local restaurant. Savor the
Friday-Sunday, Sept. 28-30, 2012 Day One 2:30 p.m. Arrive at Lakeview Resort, Alpine Lake Resort, or Wisp Resort and check-in. After a brief rest, depart for Kingwood to visit the arts and crafts and for a special county music concert.
Experience coal field culture and cuisine as you travel through the scenic coal country of Southern West Virginia Coal mining has been an important part of the culture of West Virginia for many years. In the early part of the
3 trains and 2 shows Day One Our train adventure begins in Durbin, WV a railroad company town in its heyday, where we‘ll visit the depot store before boarding the Durbin Rocket, powered by steam locomotive. You might want to
Train and Music Tour Day One Be amazed at the Mountaineer Wind Energy Center turbines which we‘ll see en route to Elkins. The first wind farm in West Virginia and the largest wind energy facility east of the Mississippi when
Visit the site where Mother’s Day was first observed in the United States. Anna Jarvis, who grew up in Grafton, WV, founded this holiday in her hometown. See the International Mother’s Day Shrine, the church where the first Mother‘s Day service was
Dine-Around On this eat-your-way-through-the-day tour, you‘ll travel along the Cheat River Scenic Byway watching for rafters and fishermen on the beautiful river valley. Chow down at a WWII museum, in historic homes and buildings, and the first New Deal Homestead,