• January 21, 2020

    A Lifetime of Adventure

    Princeton resident, Will Horton was recently recognized by Blue Ridge Country magazine in their “2020 Best of the Blue Ridge” awards. Horton was

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  • January 10, 2020

    Bluefield Yarn Company adds warmth to Bluefield

    Karen Rideout’s charming shop has everything you’d expect from a community yarn store. The shelves are lined with hundreds of skeins of yarn in r

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  • December 31, 2019

    2019 Favorites

    We’re feeling nostalgic here at Visit Mercer County. So, as 2019 draws to a close, we wanted to take a look back at some of our 2019 favorite photo

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  • December 12, 2019

    The Perfect Pies

    It’s the most delicious time of the year! Cookies, brownies, cheesecake — the holidays are full of tasty treats, and for the last few weeks,

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  • December 12, 2019

    Festive Fir, Pine Tree Farm a Staple for Mercer County Holidays

    When Alma and Jerry Belcher started selling Christmas trees from their property in 1997, it began as a simple retirement project. With each new year,

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  • December 5, 2019

    West Virginia’s own Clark Griswold helps make the season brighter in Almost Heaven

    Neighborhood Christmas light evening road trips are still an important tradition in southern West Virginia. There is nothing like loading up the car,

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  • November 14, 2019

    Take a Hike in Mercer County

    Hidden waterfalls, unique rock formations, awesome overlooks — you never know what you’ll see while hiking in Mercer County. And there’s no bet

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  • October 25, 2019

    A Taste of Fall in Mercer County

    Pumpkin, apple, pecan, maple — you’ll find these and other seasonal flavors featured in a number of dishes and drinks served at restaurants and c

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  • October 17, 2019

    Leaf Peeping Opportunities Abound in Southern West Virginia's Mountains

    When it comes to leaf peeping in southern West Virginia, opportunities abound. In Mercer County, where mountains and valleys unite in scenic formatio

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  • October 11, 2019

    Fall Fun at Stumpkins Pumpkins

    For quintessential fall fun in Mercer County, visit Stumpkins Pumpkins, located at 1007 Old Oakvale Road in Princeton.  The Osborne family

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  • October 4, 2019

    From Trash to Treasure at Gary Bowling’s House of Art

    An Egyptian coffin made out of a shipping container and a camel carved out of reclaimed wood are just two pieces of you’ll be able to spot when vis

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  • September 24, 2019

    A 2019 fall foliage guide for southern West Virginia

    Learn the science behind autumn and explore peak color in the mountains By: Katherine Thompson, Chief Meteorologist, WVVA-TV Autumn is up

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  • September 12, 2019

    Hatfield-McCoy Ridin’ 4 A Cure

    Who’s ready to hit the trails for a good cause? The second Hatfield-McCoy Ridin’ 4 A Cure, a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness, will take pl

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  • September 5, 2019

    Hiking at Pinnacle Rock State Park

    Looking for somewhere outdoors to take the kids, the dogs, or just somewhere to enjoy nature by yourself? Pinnacle Rock is that place. Pinnacle Rock

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  • August 29, 2019

    Take a Motorcycle Ride through Coal Country

    There’s nothing better than a long drive through the various elevations and winding roads of Mercer County, West Virginia. It’s the perfect oppor

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  • August 27, 2019

    Cheers to Beer

    Next month, more than five million people will attend Oktoberfest, the world’s largest folk festival in Munich. But if you’re not able to make it

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  • August 22, 2019

    Wanted: We need your photos of Mercer County, WV

    We are looking for just the right shot. For an opportunity to be included in our guide, simply send your best shot of Mercer County, West Virgini

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  • August 20, 2019

    Watch: Summer's artisans and explorers

    Meet some of Mercer County's artisans and explorers! From summertime camping and fishing, to colorful murals and bike rides, Mercer County is home t

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  • August 8, 2019

    There's A New Mural In Town

    With more than 30 murals framing the streets of the Mercer Street Grassroots District, Princeton is practically an outdoor arts studio. The open-a

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  • August 2, 2019

    Gems of candy honor West Virginia's coal heritage

    Princeton restaurant serves candy and comfort food Lisa Dawn Biermann is from a third generation coal mining family. Her great grandfather immig

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