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We are a family of 4, 2 adults and 2 children ages 7 and 12. Our plans drastically changes as we were supposed to travel to WI peninsula from Cleveland on August 13. Unfortunately, we only have one week and the drive there is too long. Can anyone suggest where to go in West Virginia as it is only a 4 hr drive from here. We are interested in fishing, swimming, fun things for kids to do, as well as for Adults. We need to book a place quickly, so any information would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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The Canaan Valley area of West Virginia is probably the most-beautiful, and most recommended area in the state. Canaan is near Davis, in Tucker County. Here is a link to the topic of Cannan Valley, with much information:

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g58999-i3543-k1309…

Lodging at Canaan Valley Resort, which has both indoor and outdoor pools, miniature golf, etc. http://www.canaanresort.com/ Plenty of recreation, dining, and entertainment in the area including Seneca and Smokehole Caverns. Check the link above for more great info.

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Another wonderful section of the state is the New River area between Summersville and Beckley. Whitewater rafting is the prime attraction, but there are so many other things to do, and the area is just beautiful. Here is a link to a topic about all of the things to do in the area (and there is a lot):

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g59565-i4586-k6734…

Edited: 25 July 2011, 13:10
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Coming from Cleveland, you may also want to check out Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, WV (only about 2 1/2 - 3 hours from Cleveland). http://www.oglebay-resort.com/

Four golf courses, indoor and outdoor pools, horseback riding, a zoo, fishing lake, plenty of dining options, and much more. Also the entire city of Wheeling with plenty of dining and entertainment options.

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Thank you for that great information. I am sure we will stay at Oglebay sometime when we go without our pets. This time we have booked a vacation home in Summersville WV as we are traveling with pets and are looking for fun things to do around the area. If you have any information we would love it. Thanks again for your reply.

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Please check out this thread for plenty of information about the Summersville area: tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g59565-i4586-k6734…

LvSun, Beachlady3, and Pop2748 all know a great deal about the area and offer excellent advice in that thread.

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Thank you very much!!!

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Don't know if it is too late to catch you before you leave. Be careful in the Summersville area - it is world famous for being a speed trap. They are serious about the posted speed limits. Enjoy your trip.

Edited: 26 July 2011, 01:38
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Thank you for the warning we will be careful!

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