• May 17, 2019

    Mercer County: Through the Lens

    We have to admit — we enjoy scrolling through our Instagram feed just a much as the next person — maybe even more. But, can you blame us? There

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  • May 16, 2019

    A night under the stars in West Virginia

    The perfect summer night starts under the stars in Almost Heaven, West Virginia. In Athens, a small community located in Mercer County, Wes

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  • May 7, 2019

    Travel Matters to Mercer County

    It’s National Travel and Tourism Week, and this year, we’re celebrating how much “Travel Matters” to West Virginia and Mercer County! As

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  • April 26, 2019

    Cool nights and hot cars at Cool Cruisin' Nights

    It's not too early to start planning for those hot, summer nights.  Cool Cruisin' Night will welcome back summer with their annual cruise-in ever

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  • April 17, 2019

    Free Family Outings in Mercer County

    Spending time with family doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost anything at all. The memories that stand the test of t

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  • April 16, 2019

    Progressive Dinner, Mercer County Style

    Create your own progressive dinner tour right here in Mercer County! What is a progressive dinner, you ask? Imagine a potluck, but instead of doing i

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  • April 1, 2019

    Ramps and lumberjacks, oh my! Enjoy the wild side of Almost Heaven

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

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  • March 26, 2019

    The Mercer Street Grassroots District

    Grassroots /ˈɡras ˈˌro͞ots/ In Mercer County, ‘grassroots’ is synonymous with The Mercer Street Grassroots District which means date

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  • March 26, 2019

    Mercer County Mud: Spring ATV Riding

    Spring is the perfect time to get muddy on the Hatfield-McCoy Trails! Snowmelt and rainfall create awesome conditions for riders who aren’t afraid

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  • March 7, 2019

    Plan a wedding in Mercer County!

    From rustic elegance to classic galas, find your perfect wedding venue in Almost Heaven! Rustic outdoor charm Planning a wedding? Consider the

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  • February 1, 2019

    Make it Valentine's Month in Mercer County!

    Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be limited to one day! Celebrate romance with a month full of dates for you and someone special. Candlelit dinner

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  • January 11, 2019

    Explorers Welcome in Mercer County in 2019!

    2019 is here, and that means it’s time to start planning your year! Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway, exciting outdoor adventure or

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  • December 27, 2018

    Winter Hikes in Mercer are an Explorer's Playground

    It may be cold outside, but Mercer County is an explorer’s playground year round! Bundle up and work off those holiday treats with these wintery hik

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  • December 21, 2018

    It's Not Too Late to Finish Your Holiday Shopping!

    Are you a procrastinator when it comes to holiday shopping? Don’t worry, these Mercer County shops will help you find something for everyone on your

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  • December 7, 2018

    The Grinch’s Worst Ideas for Holiday Cheer

    Horrid Holidays, everyone! It’s me, your pal the Grinch, and I’m here to tell you my WORST ideas for holiday cheer in Mercer County. Holiday of

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  • November 30, 2018

    Pocahontas Trail Announcement!

    Good news, ATV riders! Thanks to an extended deadline, the Pocahontas trail system, part of the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System, will be open for the mont

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  • November 29, 2018

    Home for the Holidays: Visit Mercer County

    Whether you are visiting family or spending a holiday weekend in town, we got enough Christmas spirit for a whole day! First, grab up a few Christ

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  • November 29, 2018

    Get in the Christmas spirit at the 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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  • October 31, 2018

    Kairos Resort: An Adventure Destination

    Nestled on the border between West Virginia and Virginia and less than 30 minutes from Princeton, the Kairos Resort is a one-of-a-kind destination for

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  • October 23, 2018

    Lake Shawnee Dark Carnival - Mercer County’s “Most Haunted” Attraction

    A Native American burial ground, freak accidents and violent deaths all plague the site of the Lake Shawnee Abandoned Amusement Park. Known as “one

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