"Does anyone want to go surfing again?" shouted Daniel, our rat-tailed, bespectacled guide, over the roar of the waves. The vote was a unanimous "yes," and Daniel ordered us to paddle back into the raging foam breaking over the rocks. We put the nose of our inflatable raft right into the vortex o...
This weekend marks the 150th anniversary of John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry, and the park has organized a program of special events to recognize the abolitionist, one of history's most controversial figures.
At Cass Scenic Railroad State Park in southeastern West Virginia, it doesn't take long to get derailed from the present. With few modern trappings in this historic railroad community, you feel as though you really have backtracked to the early 20th century.
Lewisburg, W.Va., offers visitors early-20th century small town charm, about 70 historical sites dating back to colonial America, and plenty of lively boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and performance venues that stay open into the evening.