The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

Local News

January 9, 2013

From the Governor’s Desk

Satisfy your adventurous spirit in Mountain State

Whether it’s to entertain out of town family with an unforgettable outdoor excursion, or bring friends together for a unique dining experience, West Virginia’s cities and small town gems are wonderful places to satisfy any adventurous spirit.

When it comes to planning for these memorable moments, a little guidance can go a long way. Available in welcome centers throughout our state and by request, is the 2013 West Virginia Official State Travel Guide. Filled with everything you’ve come to expect, this year’s edition features West Virginia shops, delectable dining, cozy places to stay, outdoor adventures, cultural activities and so much more.    

In celebration of the Mountain State’s 150th year of statehood, the guide features a sesquicentennial-themed cover, a West Virginia Bucket List of 150 opportunities to experience and celebrate the Mountain State along with 150 Reasons to Love West Virginia State Parks.

New to the guide this year is the Scouting Report, highlighting activities in each of the nine travel regions as well as a Scouts Guide to Family Fun welcoming the Boy Scouts of America and their families to the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve.

West Virginia is blessed with abundant opportunities for adventure and exploration. From world-renowned outdoor recreation and breathtaking scenery to our rich and unique cultural heritage, the possibilities are endless.  

I look forward to an exciting new year and I encourage you to embrace the days and months ahead with enthusiasm — plan to explore the unknown and experience new adventures that only West Virginia can provide.  

To request your 2013 West Virginia Official State Travel Guide, visit www.wvtourism.com/travelguide or call 1-800-255-5982.

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