• September 18, 2018

    Welcome Fall with Oktoberfest in the Park!

    Crisp, cool weather. Vibrant autumn foliage. Fall is almost here, and with it comes a Mercer County celebration fit for the season. Bluefield’s t

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  • July 19, 2018

    Stroll through Bluefield's best gardens

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  • July 2, 2018

    Celebrate Fourth of July 2018 in Mercer County!

    On the 4th of July, the entire country will celebrate America’s birthday with fireworks, cook-outs and concerts. The 4th of July will be filled with

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  • April 18, 2018

    Celebrate spring with ramps and lumberjacks

    Ramps and lumberjacks, oh my! Nothing welcomes spring to southern West Virginia like the Camp Creek State Park Timbersport Competition and Ramp Feast

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  • March 9, 2018

    Princeton’s Civil War History

    Did you know that Princeton is the first stop on the Civil War Trail in West Virginia? Learn more about Mercer County’s rich history! The McNut

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  • February 23, 2018

    Baldwin-Felts agents, Mine Wars, and Mercer County

    In the early 20th century, battles erupted throughout West Virginia as miners clashed with coal companies and “thugs”— spies from the Baldwin-Fe

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  • February 5, 2018

    Top romantic spots for Valentine’s Day

    February 14 isn’t too far away, but it’s not too late to make plans! Mercer County has everything for the aspiring Cupid: romantic hikes, settings

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  • January 30, 2018

    Winter ATV Riding

    By Marcus Constantino, Four Wheeler Heaven Ask any ATV rider, and they’ll tell you why spring, summer or fall is their favorite

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  • January 23, 2018

    Best of Mercer County: Winter Edition

    What’s “snowing” on? Mercer County’s best winter adventures! Wrap that scarf and get ready for fantastic hikes, cabins, plays and much more.

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  • January 8, 2018

    Skiing at Winterplace? Sleep and eat in Princeton!

    It’s prime time for snowtime! If you’re going to ski, snowboard, or snow tube at Winterplace Ski Resort, stay in Princeton; convenient hotels and

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  • December 20, 2017

    Seeking peace, comfort, and joy? Try these 5 cozy winter getaways!

    Even Mrs. Claus needs a break from all that baking and decorating. If you need a quick breather, journey to Mercer County. Comfortable, affordable ret

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  • December 4, 2017

    This Christmas season, celebrate like it’s the 1890s!

    It’s not often that you can visit Bramwell’s Victorian mansions, but the Christmas Tour of Homes is just the invitation you need. Step into the Gi

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  • November 22, 2017

    Christmas is coming: the annual Holiday of Lights

    It’s bigger and brighter than ever: Holiday of Lights, Bluefield City Park’s enormous ode to Christmas. Discover what inspired this magical tradit

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  • November 8, 2017

    5 ways to honor Veterans Day

    Do you have any plans for Veterans’ Day? Consider a trip to Princeton and Bluefield for museums, monuments, and patriotic events. Here are some t

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  • October 20, 2017

    The ghosts of Princeton and Athens

    Some places seem made for ghosts, like dilapidated shacks or Victorian mansions. Others are less obvious. In Princeton and Athens, some buildings are

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  • October 13, 2017

    The ghosts of Bramwell and Bluefield

    Halloween is almost here, so let the creepy stuff begin! Travel to Bramwell, home of Victorian mansions and a few ghostly residents, then journey to B

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  • October 4, 2017

    Pocahontas - Indian Ridge Closure Update, Detours

    If you're riding the Hatfield-McCoy Trails soon, we have some news for you. From Four Wheeler Heaven:  On the Hatfield-McCoy T

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  • September 27, 2017

    Fantastic fall festivals for the family

    Nature is celebrating, so why shouldn’t you? Get into the spirit of autumn with tricks and treats, only in Mercer County. Lake Shawnee’s Dark

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  • September 12, 2017

    Horseback riding at Camp Creek State Park

    Own a horse? Saddle up for wild, wonderful adventure at Camp Creek State Park a

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  • September 8, 2017

    Find peace and quiet at this romantic retreat

    Had enough of modern life? Slip away to the Country Cabin Farm Retreat

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