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I am a 40+ young travel nut! I travel both for business and pleasure and moved to Austin from West Virginia in 2007. WV info
My favorite places in WV are Lewisburg; Elkins; Morgantown (Go Mountaineers!); Blackwater Falls in Thomas, WV: and Oglebay Park in the northern panhandle. My favorite pleasure pursuits are whitewater rafting, hiking, tennis and kayaking. WV's white water rafting is spectacular & if you can only do one thing there rafting should be it. Take the Lower New River all day for great fun and some class V+ rapids. For the brave & the pros - take the Gauley River. My recommendation on outfitters:
Rowdy & rustic - tent and campfire and fun with all the others there for rafting: River Expeditions - http://www.raftinginfo.com/About-Us/Facilities-Amenities
For more luxurious but still rustic and definitely fun outfitters: http://www.class-vi.com/ and don't miss the open air restaurant on-site: Smoky on the Gorge.