For information on visiting West Virginia, or to request a free travel guide, write to the Division of Tourism, 90 MacCorkle Ave. SW
South Charleston, WV 25303. By phone you can contact at: 800-225-5982

The Official West Virginia Tourism Office Web site offers a travel planner for visitors, plus information on accommodations, attractions and happenings around the state. A calendar of events will help you decide the best to time to take in the secrets of Appalachia, or when is the best time to visit to see of the state’s unique cultural events. The site includes facts and trivia, driving directions for the entire state and a photo gallery that includes activities across West Virginia.


If you’re planning a trip to the state capital of Charleston, which has been the final state capital since 1877, be sure to also consult with the Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau Web site. It offers information about the city and happenings in the nearby area, as well as a guide to nearby attractions including tours of the state capitol. An event calendar, and current weather information, will you make the most of your trip to Charleston.

Write to them at: Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau, 200 Civic Center Dr., Charleston, WV 25301. By phone: 1-800-733-5469