A West Virginian’s vacation at Myrtle Beach

By Jonathan Eggleston, for RealWV Editor’s Note: With so many Mountaineers flocking to Myrtle Beach during the summer, and for their Memorial Day celebrations, we wanted to provide a reminder as to why some West Virginians spend their vacations outside our hills and hollows. As I stood on the shores of North Myrtle Beach, SC, […]

Weekend Getaway: Richwood 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV The cost of an overnight vacation to a neighboring state or attraction can be enormous these days. Fortunately, West Virginia is filled with charming spots, perfect for an affordable and fun family trip!  Richwood, located in Nicholas County, is one of our favorites. With my mother-in-law in town to escape the […]

Princeton couple visits all 55 counties in West Virginia 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Four years ago, Jim & Judy Holland took a drive. They had extra time and wanted to explore after doing some work on their house. They drove through several counties in southern West Virginia that day. Mesmerized by what they saw in their own backyard, they decided, “Let’s visit every county […]