The Seneca Cavern tour is approximately 45 minutes and 1 mile of trail. There are quite a few steps, as you'll descend 165 ft below ground, but the pathways are clear and maintained. The entire trail is lit and a guide will lead the way. Visitors of all ages enjoy discovering the adventure of our underground wonderland. Venturing beneath the green earth into the dark, cool, living cave is exciting and enchanting. Rocks and minerals shaped by millions of years of water flow, which is still present, will inspire awe and wonder.
The Stratosphere Cavern tour is for those with a spirit for ad. . .
Founded in 1905 by brothers Frank L. and John W. Fenton, the Fenton Art Glass Company ranks among the world's foremost producers of handmade art glass. Fenton is the largest manufacturer of handmade colored glass in the United States, and the company is renowned for innovative glass colors as well as hand-painted decorations on pressed and blown glassware.
For more than a century, Fenton has developed new colors and patterns, including items enhanced with hand-painted floral decorations and 22k gold accents. Fenton glass appeals to all types of customers, and, over the years, this appeal ha. . .
Both oil and natural gas were discovered in western Virginia by the first explorers in the mid-1700s. George Washington acquired 250 acres in what is now West Virginia because it contained an oil and gas spring. This was in 1771, making the father of our country the first petroleum industry speculator.
A thriving commercial oil industry was in process as early as 1819 with the first major wells drilled at Petroleum, West Virginia, outside Parkersburg, early in 1859; California, West Virginia in the summer of 1859; and Burning Springs, West Virginia a year later in 1860. Natural gas was moved. . .
Smoke Hole Caverns is family owned and operated. Our famiy has a deep respect for the history and heritage of this spectacular mountain tourist destination. Their profound appreciation for the mountain highland region located in the Seneca Rocks/Spruce Knob National Recreational Area comes from their roots that trace back several generations. We are a family that pays personal attention to every detail and strives to ensure perfection, from the beauty of the landscaping to the level of amenities, southern hospitality and the quality of log architecture.
Over the past 30 years in the making. . .
Heritage Farm Museum and Village tours of the Museum of Progress, Museum of Transportation and the Country Store Museum are available to the public all year, Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (except for major holidays and in the months of December, January and February tours are available, weather permitting). Guests may tour the other Heritage Farm exhibits by advance reservation.
Each of our Inns can include the use of the entire log home with multiple bedrooms, baths, full kitchen and washer/dryer. Weather permitting, our Inn guests may use the onsite, outdoor swimming poo. . .
Enjoy great trail riding on horseback in the beautiful and scenic New River Gorge, West Virginia. Go for a whitewater trip on the New or Gauley rivers for the thrill of a lifetime. Start your West Virginia horseback adventure here. We have 32 horses and over 6000 acres of beautiful riding terrain at the New River Gorge in West Virginia. Trail riding on horseback is a great way to see the wild side of West Virginia. Call us at Equestrian Adventures to get your West Virginia horseback trip started. If you love horses and horseback riding on trails in a beautiful wild setting, then we have a ride. . .
For mid-Atlantic and Southeast skiers, snowboarders and winter enthusiasts, Snowshoe Mountain is the premier destination for you this winter. Located just a short 5 hour drive from major markets like Charlotte, DC, Raleigh, Richmond and Columbus, Snowshoe is ideal for either a long weekend or midweek winter vacation.. . .
A visit to this quaint, historic community, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, is like stepping into the past. Stroll the picturesque streets, visit exhibits and museums, or hike our trails and battlefields. There's a wide variety of experiences for visitors of all ages, so come and discover Harpers Ferry.. . .
Visit Beckley, West Virginia, and you will find many scenic and recreational opportunities awaiting you. Two of the most unique attractions are the Beckley Exhibition Coal and the Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia. These popular institutions officially joined in 2002, in an effort to portray the history, culture and character of this uncommon coal-mining region.
The Exhibition Coal Mine is the largest and most popular coal heritage destination in the region. After years of planning, the Exhibition Coal Mine has recently completed an extensive renovation that includes a newly opened 14. . .
The Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope is the world's largest fully steerable radio telescope. The Green Bank Telescope (GBT) is located at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's site in Green Bank, Pocahontas County, West Virginia (79° 50' 23.40" W, 38° 25' 59.23" N : NAD83).
The GBT is described as a 100-meter telescope, but the actual dimensions of the surface are 100 by 110 meters. The overall structure of the GBT is a wheel-and-track design that allows the telescope to view the entire sky above 5 degrees elevation. The track, 64 m (210 ft) in diameter, is level to within a few th. . .
The Pines Country Club is a private golf course located in Morgantown, WV. It opened in 1970. The golf course offers many amenities to its members, including: an 18-hole championship golf course; a practice driving range and putting green.. . .
Nestled in a beautiful surrounding with rolling hills and serene lakes, Scarlet Oaks has the perfect location for your office staff, company, family, church or non-profit group to enjoy. Our friendly staff will treat you like one of the family in our relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Give us a call to schedule your next event and we will make it a fulfilling success with great service, food, and facilities.
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The resort renowned for "fun and fair" golf offers the best of both worlds -- our 18-hole championship Mountain View course for low handicappers and the Stony Lick mid-length course for the rest of us!. . .
Mountaineer Golf Course, established in 1959, is challenging, yet player friendly for any skill level. Semi-fast greens vary in size from 2500 to 7200 square feet. Total yardage from white tees is 6131, from gold tees 5266, and from red tees 4817. Mountaineer Golf Course is well maintained and most cart paths are paved. A fleet of 70 golf carts are available for your use.
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